Friday, 07 January
190. Mediating Life: Life Forces, Psychic Processes, and Materiality
8:30–9:45 a.m., 405, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century German Literature
Presiding: Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth Coll.
1. “Life Forces: Matter and Mind,” John A. McCarthy, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Plasma as a Medium of Life in the Work of Ernst Haeckel,” Lisa Cerami, Princeton Univ.
3. “Art Drive and Death Drive: Worringer, Freud, and the Aesthetics of Nonorganic Life,” Joshua Dittrich, Univ. of Toronto