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Thursday, 28 December

218. Contemporary German Genre Fiction by Women

1:45–3:00 p.m., Tubman, Loews

Program arranged by Women in German

Presiding: Faye Stewart, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

1. “Frauen kommen langsam aber gewaltig: Female Authors in the Male-Dominated Genre Popliteratur,” Corinna Kahnke, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “Die professionelle Privatschnüfflerin: Female Agency in Frauenkrimis,” Mary A. Elliott-Peters, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Feminist Critique of Philosophy: Thea Dorn’s Krimis Berliner Aufklärung (1994) and Die Hirnkönigin (1999),” Sunka Simon, Swarthmore Coll.

4. “Nur ein toter Mann ist ein guter Mann: Horror and the Monstrous Masculine in Recent German Fiction by Women,” Kris Thomas-Vander Lugt, Iowa State Univ.

Respondent: Elizabeth G. Bridges, Hendrix Coll.

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