Thursday, 27 December
59. Early Modern Counterpoints
5:15–6:30 p.m., Colorado, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on German Literature to 1700
Presiding: Rosmarie T. Morewedge, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Gryphius and the Vanity of Vanitas,” Peter J. Burgard, Harvard Univ.
2. “Of Science and Fiction: Engelbert Kaempfer’s Travels in Safavid Persia (1683–88),” Elio C. Brancaforte, Tulane Univ.
3. “Grass and Grimmelshausen: The Horrors of War in Beim Häuten der Zwiebel,” Richard E. Schade, Univ. of Cincinnati