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65. New Discourses about Conservatism in German Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Saturday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Parlor F, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Arnim Alex Seelig, McGill Univ.

1. "Die Wiederkehr der Konservativen Revolution? Die Konservativismus-Debatten im deutschsprachigen Feuilleton," Maike Schmidt, Univ. of Kiel

2. "Heideggerian Politics: Contemporary Readings of Heidegger and Hölderlin," Sidonie Kellerer, Univ. of Köln; Gaëtan Pégny, Centre Marc Bloch

3. "Observations on the Nexus among Conservatism, National Identity, and Irony in Contemporary German Popular Culture," Arnim Alex Seelig

Responding: Russell A. Berman, Stanford Univ.

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  • German Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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