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Saturday, 27 December

142. Shakespeare and Schmitt: Art, Myth, and Sovereignty

8:45–10:00 p.m., Yerba Buena Salon 4, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Russell Alexander Berman, Stanford Univ.

1. “Historical Event and Mythic Meaning in Carl Schmitt’s Reading of Hamlet,” David Pan, Univ. of California, Irvine

2. “The Spiel im Spiel of Sovereignty: Schmitt, Benjamin,” Jennifer R. Rust, Saint Louis Univ.

3. “At the Threshold: The Question of Succession in Shakespeare and Schmitt,” Johannes Türk, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

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