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Saturday, 08 January

547. Circus Thoughts: Arenas and Artistes from Nietzsche to Nichetti

1:45–3:00 p.m., 402B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Kristen M. Hylenski, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth

1. “Circus as Lebensschule: Gravity, Elasticity, and Gymnastics of the Will in Nietzsche and Wedekind,” Jennifer Ham, Univ. of Wisconsin, Green Bay

2. “Seductive Nights: Circus Literature as Feminist Resistance,” Erin Holliday-Karre, Loyola Univ., Chicago

3. “The Postcolonial Circus: Maurizio Nichetti’s Luna e l’altra and Federico Fellini’s ,” Marguerite Rowland Waller, Univ. of California, Riverside

Respondent: Martina Kolb, Penn State Univ., University Park

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