Monday, 27 December
53. Origins of Totalitarianism I: Classical Legacies
8:45–10:00 p.m., Congress C, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century German Literature
Presiding: Russell Alexander Berman, Stanford Univ.
1. “Germans and Their Benevolent Autocrats: ‘Enlightened’ Absolutism and Totalitarianism,” W. Daniel Wilson, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Narrative Totalitarianism: Narcissism, ‘Race,’ and the Aestheticization of History,” Charitini Douvaldzi, Stanford Univ.
3. “Bildung and Totalitarianism,” David Pan, Penn State Univ., University Park