November 2, 2011
 
Program

 

Thursday, 3 November 2011
  
6:15 - 6:50 pm GSNA Business Meeting (University Hall [UH] 1501)
  
University Hall (UH) 1501
7 pm Reception UH 2850
  
  
Friday, 4 November 2011
  
8:45 am Welcome
Astrida Tantillo, GSNA President, University of Illinois at Chicago
  
  
Student Center East (SCE) Illinois B
9 - 10:30 am 1. Presidential Panel in Memory of Cyrus Hamlin
Chair:Simon Richter, University of Pennsylvania

Panelists: Jane Brown, University of Washington
Meredith Lee, University of California at Irvine
Hans Vaget, Smith College
  
  
SCE Illinois B
10:35 am - 12 pm 2. Changes: The Natural and Unnatural
Panel I -- Unnatural/Natural Bodies

Chair: John Lyon, University of Pittsburgh

Goethe’s Naturalization of Desire and the Paradox of Moral Change.
Spinoza’s Ethics and Die Wahlverwandschaften
Horst Lange, University of Central Arkansas

Goethe's Ecological Posthumanism
Heather Sullivan, Trinity University

An Unnatural Ecology of the Self: Romanticism's Schizoid Symptomology
Alice Kuzniar, University of Waterloo
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  3. Aesthetic Transmutations
Chair: Leif Weatherby, University of Pennsylvania

Changes amid Permanence: Goethe’s Treatment of Greek Mythology
Dennis Mahoney, University of Vermont

The Metamorphoses of Desire in Goethe’s Römische Elegien
Eleanor E. Ter Horst, Clarion University

Changing Allegiances: Goethe's Late Turn to the Schlegels
Daniel DiMassa, University of Pennsylvania
  
  

SCE Illinois C
  4. Changing Goethe
Chair: Christian Kohlross

“I tell thee who he was and who I am” (Muh. Iqbal): Defining Goethe
in Modern Muslim Thought and Imagination
Max Reinhart, University of Georgia

Changing Goethe: Novalis's Meister Morphs
Martha Helfer, Rutgers University

Von Metamorphosen und Umstülpungen: Wie Anthroposophie Goethe von
innen nach außen kehrt
Christian Clement, Brigham Young University
  
  
SCE Cardinal Room
12 - 1:20 pm Lunch
Consult Registration Packet for a detailed guide to local restaurants
on campus and in the area.
  
  
 
1:30 - 3 pm 5. Changes: The Natural and Unnatural
Panel II -- Unnatural Coalitions

Chair: Heather Sullivan, Trinity University

Reading the Surface: De-naturalizing the Nuclear Family
Heidi Schlipphacke, Old Dominion University

Kleist’s ‘Allerneuester Erziehungsplan’ and the Unnaturalness of Change
John B. Lyon, University of Pittsburgh

Biblical Nature in Faust II
Karin Schutjer, University of Oklahoma
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  6. Faustiana I
Chair: Adrian Daub, Stanford University

Traumarbeit and Umstülpung: Two Kinds of Metamorphosis
in Goethe’s Faust.
Frederick Amrine, University of Michigan

The Hydrological Moment: Submerging the Ego in Faust Part II.
Simon Richter, University of Pennsylvania

Reevaluating the Arabesque: Goethe’s Studies on Metamorphosis
in Relation to Faust II.
Angela C. Borchert, University of Western Ontario
  
  
SCE Illinois C
3:05 - 4:30 pm 7. Concepts of Transition Underlying World Literature
Chair: Max Reinhart, University of Georgia

The Aesthetic Implications of Goethe’s Concept of Metamorphosis
Elizabeth Millan, DePaul University

Humanity: The World of Citizenship, Devotion, Literature
John K. Noyes, University of Toronto

The Interdependence Between Weltliteratur, Orientalism, and Anthropology:
Goethe or Forster?
Daniel Purdy, Pennsylvania State University
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  8. Lyrical Change
Chair: Alexandra Heimes, Potsdam/Frankfurt (Oder)

Demonic Developments: Change and Continuity in Goethes Urworte, Orphisch
Kirk Wetters, Yale University

Cutting Up the Salon: Adele Schopenhauer’s ‘Zwergenhochzeit’
and Goethe’s ‘Hochzeitlied’
Catriona MacLeod, University of Pennsylvania

Zwölf Variationen auf ein bekanntes Thema:
Goethe Beethoven Beethoven Goethe
Peter Höyng, Emory University
  
  
SCE Illinois C
  9. Vita Nuova
Chair: Dennis Mahoney, University of Vermont

Von der 'Urpflanze' zur Pflanzenphysiologie
Heike Spies, Goethe-Museum Düsseldorf

Goethes Neuanfang 1812-1817
Volkmar Hansen, Direktor, Goethe-Museum Düsseldorf
  
  
SCE Illinois Cardinal Room
4:30 - 4:50 pm

Break
Sandwiches and snacks provided
  
 

Conference Lounge- SCE Ft. Dearborn B
5 - 6:30 pm 10. Generic Transformations in Goethe’s Drama
Chair: David Wellbery, University of Chicago

Comic Presence and Theatrical Address in Goethe’s Faust I.
Joel Lande, Princeton University

Gastfreundschaft and the Transformation of Tragedy in Goethe’s
Iphigenie auf Tauris
Robert C. Abbott, University of Chicago

Goethe’s Non-Tragic Play Iphigenie auf Tauris.
Frauke Berndt, Eberhardt Karls Universität Tübingen
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  11. Family and Sex
Chair: Heidi Schlipphacke, Old Dominion University

Beyond Body and Biology: Re-defining Family in Goethe's
Wilhelm Meister's Lehrjahre
Susan Gustafson, University of Rochester

The Law of the Brother: Revolution, Incest, and Wilhelm Meister.
Stefani Engelstein, University of Missouri

'Wie sonst das zeugen mode war' -- Goethe and the Philosophy of Sex
around the Turn of the Nineteenth Century.
Adrian Daub, Stanford University
  
  
 
  12. Changing Audiences
Chair: Gabrielle Bersier, Indiana University

Staging Popular Life: Goethe and Moritz on the Roman Carnival
Sean Franzel, University of Missouri

Miniaturizing the Revolution: Goethe’s Comedies. Der Groß-Cophta,
Die Aufgeregten, and Der Bürgergeneral.
Patrick Fortmann, University of Illinois at Chicago
  
  
SCE Illinois Cardinal Room
6:30 - 8 pm Keynote I
Introduction: Andrew Piper
  
Thoughts on the Logic of Change in Goethe’s Work
David Wellbery, University of Chicago
SCE Illinois B
  
  
Saturday, 5 November 2011
  
9 - 10:30 am 13. Changing Aesthetics
Chair: Peter Höyng, Emory University

Goethe's Historicization of the Sublime
John Koster, University of Toronto

The Art of Ekphrastic Subversion: Goethe and the Iconic Turn of Romanticism
Gabrielle Bersier, Indiana University

Minding Manners: Where French Enlightenment and German Classicism Part
Anna Guillemin, University of Illinois at Chicago
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  14. Changing Affinities
Chair: Jesse Goplen, University of California at Davis

Shifts in Perception. On Aspects and Frames in Die Wahlverwandschaften
Anh Nguyen, Johns Hopkins University

Gifts in Goethe: From Social Restriction to Liberation
Ingrid Broszeit-Rieger, Oakland University

Elective Metaphysics: Goethe’s ‘Idea’ between Metaphysics and Politics
Leif Weatherby, University of Pennsylvania
  
  
SCE Illinois C
  15. Ecologies
Chair: Horst Lange, University of Central Arkansas

Beyond Werther’s Sentiment: Goethe As an Advocate of Sustainability
Waltraud Maierhofer, University of Iowa

The Administration of Nature: Goethe, 'Wassersnot,' and Risk.
Markus Wilczek, Harvard University

Goethe and the Environmental Crisis
Dalia Nassar, Villanova University
  
  
SCE Illinois Cardinal Room
10:30 am - 12 pm Keynote II
Introduction: Elisabeth Krimmer
  
Goethe -- Der bewegte Beweger
Dieter Borchmeyer, Universität Heidelberg
  
  
SCE Illinois B
12 - 1:20 pm Lunch
on your own
    
  
 
12 - 1 pm Workshop for prospective authors  
 
  1. GSNA Book Series
    Jane Brown
SCE White Oak A
  
 
  1. GSNA Yearbook
    Daniel Purdy
      
      
SCE White Oak B
1:30 - 3 pm 16. Faustiana II
Chair: Michael Saman, University of California, Los Angeles

'Auf altem Wege stößt man an' -- zur Darstellung von Wandel in Goethes Faust.
Johannes Anderegg, Universität St. Gallen

Erfüllungspforten: Atkins, Faust und wir
John A. McCarthy, Vanderbilt University

‘Krieg, Handel und Piraterie’: Schlosser’s Xenocrates oder Ueber die Abgaben:
An Göthe
and Faust
William Carter, Iowa State University
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  17. Goethe and Religion
Chair: Claire Baldwin, Colgate University

Goethe and Islam in the 'Notes and Essays for a Better Understanding
of the West-East Divan'
Martin Bidney, University of Binghamton

Changing Spinoza: Leibniz Reception around 1800
John H. Smith, University of California at Irvine

’Nun sag, wie hast du’s mit der Religion:’ Goethe, Religion, and Faust
Elisabeth Krimmer, University of California at Davis
  
  
SCE Illinois C
  18. Changing Vision
Chair: Sebastian Wilde, Universität Leipzig

Geistiger Kunstverkehr. Goethes Konzeption der Kunstsammlung und
des Museums im Kontext der Moderne (1798 bis 1817)
Helmut J. Schneider, Universität Bonn

‘Heiligtum' und 'Vorhallen': Kunst- und Text-Konzept der Propyläen
Edith Anna Kunz, Université de Genève

Egologies: Goethe, Optics, and the Instruments of Writing Life
Andrew Piper, McGill University
  
  
SCE Illinois Cardinal Room
3:05 - 4:30 pm 19. Changing Science
Chair: Georginna Hinnebusch, University of Chicago

Goethe’s Science as a Dietetic Way of Life
Anthony Mahler, University of Chicago

Goethe's Doctrine of Colours in the View of Quantum Theory
Gunnar Hindrichs, Universität Heidelberg

Change and the Quest for Scientific Certainty in Goethe’s Morphology
and in American Pragmatism
Christian Weber, Florida State University
  
  
SCE Illinois A
  20. Changing Originality: Das Urphänomen
Chair: Martin Bidney, University of Binghamton

Goethes Urphänomen -- ein phänomologischer Beitrag zu einem erweiterten Erfahrungsbegriff
Iris Hennigfeld, McGill University

Coming to Terms with Change: Aristotle, the Urphänomen, and Goethe’s
Metaphysics of Immanence.
Clark Muenzer, University of Pittsburgh

The Propylaeum Project
Karl J. Fink, St. Olaf College
  
  
SCE Illinois C
  21. Mythos and Metamorphose: Drei Frauen
Chair: Catriona MacLeod, University of Pennsylvania

Proserpina
Renata Gambino, Universitá di Catania

Iphigenie
Grazia Pulvirenti, Universitá di Catania

Helena
Lorella Bosco, Universitá di Bari
  
  
SCE Illinois Cardinal Room
4:30 - 6 pm Keynote III
Introduction: Burkhard Henke
  
Goethes Anziehungskraft
Martin Walser
  
  
SCE Illinois B
6:30 - 6:50 pm No-host bar
  
 
7 pm Banquet
  
Athena Restaurant
  
  
Sunday, 6 November 2011: Dissertation Workshops
  
8 - 8:30 am Breakfast
  
 
8:30 - 10:30 am 1. Workshop Panel One
Respondents: Martha Helfer, Rutgers University, and
Simon Richter, University of Pennsylvania

Redeeming the Imagination: The Case Study, the Novel and Medieval
Discourses around 1800
Susanne Gomoluch, University of North Carolina

The Reading Regimen: Dietetics and Literature around 1800
Anthony Mahler, University of Chicago
    
  
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Room TBA
  2. Workshop Panel Two

Respondents: Horst Lange, University of Central Arkansas, and
John H. Smith, University of California at Irvine

Goethes phänomenologischer Weg des Denkens im Dialog mit
phänomenologischer Philosophie
Iris Hennigfeld, McGill University

Metaphysical Organs from Herder to Marx
Leif Weatherby, University of Pennsylvania
  
  

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Room TBA
  3. Workshop Panel Three

Respondents: Benjamin Bennett, University of Virginia, and
Catriona MacLeod, University of Pennsylvania

Perfectionist Practices of the Self: A Goethean Bildung’s Paradigm
Georgianna Hinnebuch, University of Chicago

Self-Consciousness in the Works of very late Goethe
Charlotte Lee, Cambridge University
  
  

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Room TBA