Thursday, 29 December
487. The Gender of War: Jelinek
1:45–3:00 p.m., Hemisphere, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by Women in German
Presiding: Brenda Bethman, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Katrin Sieg, Georgetown Univ.
1. “Shooting at Bambi: The Literary Text and Theatrical Performance as Sites of Terror,” Brechtje C. M. Beuker, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2. “Walking like a Madman, Talking like a Madwoman: The Speaking Subject as Victim and Perpetrator in Jelinek’s Theatrical Text Der Wanderer,” Inge Arteel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
3. “Despicable Victims: Victimology in Elfriede Jelinek’s Ein Sportstück,” Fatima F. Naqvi, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick