Friday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 206, Hynes
A special session
Presiding: Patrizia C. McBride, Cornell Univ.
1. "Walter Benjamin and Carl Schmitt on Modern Urban Experience and the Public Sphere," David Pan, Univ. of California, Irvine
2. "Defenseless Cities: Rethinking War, Risk, and Society in Interwar Europe," Kai Evers, Univ. of California, Irvine
3. "The European City as a Defense against Globalization," Daniel Purdy, Penn State Univ., University Park
German Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century