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Monday, 29 December

502. Heinrich von Kleist: The End—1800

10:15–11:30 a.m., Pacific Suite C, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Rüdiger Campe, Yale Univ.

1. “‘Means without End’: Kleist’s Earthquake in Chile,” Christiane Frey, Univ. of Chicago

2. “The Ends of Education: From ‘Bildungsideal’ to the Statistical Law of Averages in Kleist’s Allerneuester Erziehungsplan,” David Martyn, Macalester Coll.

3. “The Necessity of an End: Kleist on Rhetoric, History, and Action,” Zachary Sng, Brown Univ.

Respondent: Oliver Simons, Harvard Univ.

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