The Ends of the Eighteenth Century

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Event:
The Ends of the Eighteenth Century
Date:
11/15/2013 3:00 pm
Updated:
11/07/2013
Venue:
Deutsches Haus
Address:
420 West 116th Street, New York

Friday, November 15

3:00:
Opening remarks

3:15-5:00:
Paul Fleming, The Ends of Exempla: Anecdote and History around 1800
Joel Lande, Abeyance of Closure: On Kleist’s Broken Jug and the Comedic Finale

5:15-6:30:
Discussion of Lessing’s Education of the Human Race with Dorothea von Mücke and Oliver Simons

Saturday, November 16

10:00-11:45:
Joanna Stalnaker, Rousseau’s Endings
Daniel Rosenberg, The End of Language and the Beginning of Search

2:00-3:45:
David Bates, Analogy and the End of Reason
Anders Engberg-Pedersen, Continued by Other Means: Balzac on the End of War

4:15-6:30:
John Bender: The Eighteenth-Century Fin de Siècle
Round Table with Andrew Clark, Charly Coleman, Madeleine Dobie, Jeffrey Freedman, Nicole Horejsi and Cristobal Silva


Co-sponsored by The Columbia University Seminar on Early Modern France, Danish Council for Independent Research, Columbia German Department, Maison Française


For more information, see the Deutsches Haus website.