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Sunday, 30 December

675. German Culture and Political Violence: Philosophy and/of Violence

8:30–9:45 a.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century German Literature

Presiding: Julia Charlotte Hell, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1. “Biopolitical Film: The Death of the City and the Revival of German Political Philosophy,” Nitzan Lebovic, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “The Cultural Construction of Sacrifice in Nazi Germany: Against a Biopolitical Paradigm,” David Pan, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. “Time and Tragedy, Violence, and Irregularity: Heiner Mueller Reads Carl Schmitt,” Peter Philipp Riedl, Univ. of Regensburg

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