2018 GSA Panels

Heterodox Thinking: Goethe and the Invention of Philosophical Concepts
German Studies Association Conference
Pittsburgh, 27-30 September 2018

This series of four GSNA-sponsored panels has been organized by Clark Muenzer. It launches the lexicon of Goethe’s philosophical concepts that Clark first announced at the 2017 Atkins Goethe Conference, and promises to be a milestone event. See the invitation to participate in the project here.

Signature Concepts
Friday 10:30-12:15 (Grand Ballroom 3)
Moderator: Michael Lipkin (Columbia University)
Commentator: Michael Saman (New York University)

  1. Sebastian Meixner (Universität Zürich)
    Urphänomen
  2. Andree Hahmann (University of Pennsylvania)
    Dialektik 
  3. Margaret Strair (University of Pennsylvania)
    Gefühl, Empfindung, Einbildung

Concepts and Theories of Language
Saturday 10:30-12:15 (Grand Ballroom 2)
Moderator: Margaretmary Daley (Case Western Reserve University)
Commentator: John McCarthy (Vanderbilt University)

  1. Dennis Johannssen (Brown University)
    Schrift/Writing
  2. Clark Muenzer (University of Pittsburgh)
    Begriff
  3. John H.  Smith (University of California, Irvine)
    Geist and Buchstabe

Concepts and Prosody
Saturday 4:15-6:00 (Grand Ballroom 2)
Moderator: Jan Oliver Jost-Fritz (East Tennessee State University)
Commentator: Horst Lange (University of Central Arkansas)

  1. Simon Friedland (University of Chicago)
    Blank Verse
  2. Karin Schutjer (University of Oklahoma)
    Distich
  3. Charlotte Lee (University of Cambridge)
    Iambics

Surprising Concepts
Sunday 12:30-2:15 (Grand Ballroom 2)
Moderator: Robert Norton (University of Notre Dame)
Commentator: Alice Kuzniar (University of Waterloo)

  1. Christian Weber (Florida State University)
    Wunderlich, Unheimlich, Ungeheuerlich
  2. Jennifer Caisley (University of Cambridge)
    Gipfel
  3. Jane Brown (University of Washington)
    Irrlichtilieren  

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