Wednesday, 29 December
466. Travel and Anthropology
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom A, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century German Literature
Presiding: Martha B. Helfer, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
1. “Developing Difference: Anthropology and the Founding of the University of Berlin,” Michael C. Wellmon, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Gentle Savages and Wild Europeans: Positional Shifts in German Colonial Fantasies,” Patrick Fortmann, Harvard Univ.
3. “Reenvisioning Discovery: Alexander von Humboldt’s Myth of Columbus,” David M. Kenosian, Bryn Mawr Coll.