Monday, 29 December
578. The Form of the World: Site, Sound, and Symbol in Premodern German Literature
1:45–3:00 p.m., Pacific Suite F, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on German Literature to 1700
Presiding: Rosmarie T. Morewedge, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Sound and Smell in the Mystical Realm: Visionary Epistemology on the Basis of Sensual Experiences—Agnes Blannbekin (d. 1315),” Albrecht Classen, Univ. of Arizona
2. “Sound as Narcotic in Gottfried’s Tristan: Petitcreiu’s Bell,” William Layher, Washington Univ.
3. “‘Diu burc diu was zerbrochen, diu stat diu was verbrant’: The Creative Destruction of Architecture and Cultural Forgetting,” Scott Pincikowski, Hood Coll.