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Sunday, 30 December

711. Terror and Human Rights: From the Enlightenment to 1848

10:15–11:30 a.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century German Literature

Presiding: Matthew C. Erlin, Washington Univ.

1. “The Guillotine’s Dilemma: The Life of the Severed Head,” Patrick Fortmann, Tulane Univ.

2. “‘Die Welt durch Greul ... verschoenern’: Toward an Anthropology of Terror and Human Rights in Schiller’s Räuber,” Mary Elizabeth Wetli, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Terror in Krähwinkel: Law as Theater,” Martin Klebes, Univ. of Oregon

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