Sunday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 313, Hynes
Program arranged by the Goethe Society of North America
Presiding: Peter J. Schwartz, Boston Univ.
1. "Mediating the Languages of Nature and Man: Goethe's Theory of Translation," Kevin Boyd, Univ. of Virginia
2. "Versuchsreihen: Rhetorik und Experiment in Goethes Kurzprosa," Elisabetta Mengaldo, Univ. of Greifswald
3. "Drawing, Writing, Knowing: Goethe's Theory of the Metamorphosis of Plants," Michael Bies, Leibniz Univ.
4. "Die Taten und Leiden des Genies: Goethe's Wahlverwandtschaften and Benjamin's Concept of Mediation," Marcus Paul Bullock, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
German Literature – Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries