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46. Kierkegaard and the Trials of Modernity

Sunday, 3 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Liberty A, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Suzanne Martin, Harvard Univ.

1. "The Anxiety of Religious Freedom: Kierkegaard's Attack on Christendom and Denmark's Winding Road to Modernity," Julie Kalani Allen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

2. "Kierkegaard and the Nineteenth-Century Crisis of Memory," Nate Kramer, Brigham Young Univ., UT

3. "Kierkegaard and Modern Tragedy," Leonardo Lisi, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

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  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

  • Other Literatures – Scandinavian

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