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Saturday, 08 January

507. Scientific Approaches to Life: Film, Photography, X-Rays

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 309, LA Convention Center

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

Presiding: Nora M. Alter, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. “‘The Swarming of Life’: Microscopic Moving Pictures and the Education of the Eye,” Oliver A. Gaycken, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

2. “The Sexual Lives of Others: Magnus Hirschfeld, Til Brugman, and the Department Store of Love,” Thomas O. Haakenson, Minneapolis Coll. of Art and Design

3. “Negative Visuality: The Function of the Negative Image,” Kurt Buhanan, Univ. of California, Irvine

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