Friday, 29 December
423. Subjectivity and Love in Contemporary German Literature: Franck, Hermann, Maron
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Washington A, Loews
A special session
Presiding: Esther Kirsten Bauer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
1. “The Healing of a Broken Nation and a Broken Heart: Disjointed Memories and Fantasies of Love,” Simone Seym, American Univ.
2. “For the Love of the Family: Intimacy and Familial Bonding in Julia Franck’s Bauchlandung,” Alexandra Merley, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
3. “Love and Life Inherited: Judith Hermann’s ‘Rote Korallen,’” Esther Kirsten Bauer