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Transgressive Steps: Walking and the Emergence of the Modern Imaginary between European Enlightenment and Romanticism

Transgressive Steps: Walking and the Emergence of the Modern Imaginary between European Enlightenment and Romanticism
50 St. Joseph Street, Odette Hall Room 323
Time: Feb 4th, 2:00 pm End: Feb 4th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: German (FAS)
Lecture by Helmut Schneider, University of Bonn

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies presents

 

Transgressive Steps: Walking and the Emergence of the Modern Imaginary between European Enlightenment and Romanticism

Helmut Schneider, University of Bonn, previously held positions at the University of California, Irvine (1983-1990), and Davis (1990-1993). A frequent visitor to the United States, he also has been a guest professor at Stanford University; University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Ohio State University, Columbus; University of Indiana, Bloomington; Harvard University; University of Washington, Seattle; George Washington University, Saint Louis; Georgetown University. He has published books on German and European literature of the 18th/19th /20th centuries, in particular: the history of the pastoral and the German idyll; landscape and utopia; body paradigms in the classical age; Lessing, Kleist, and Goethe; classical drama and theater. In 2011 he published the book Genealogie und Menschheitsfamilie: Dramaturgie der Humanität von Lessing bis Büchner (2011).

This event is free and open to all. For further information, or if you have any accommodation needs, please e-mail german@chass.utoronto.ca or call (416) 926-2321 five business days prior to the event.

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