MLA Session co-sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America and the MLA Committee on 18th- and Early 19th-Century German Literature
"What Goethe Heard: Hearing and Listening in the Long Eighteenth Century"
Location: Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2017
News from Jan 20, 2016
This panel welcomes papers that explore representations and conceptions of sound, hearing, and listening in the German literature of the long eighteenth century. Participants are invited to reflect critically on how the field of sound studies and the “acoustic turn” in literary and cultural studies can contribute to the existing scholarly discourse on Goethe and his age, which in the last few decades has profited from the flourishing of a concern with visuality.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Please email proposals (300 words) to Mary Helen Dupree (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 1, 2016.