Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 203, JW Marriott
Posthumanism in the Era of Humanism: Concepts of the Human in the German Long Eighteenth Century
Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German. Presiding: Edgar Landgraf, Bowling Green State Univ.
1. “Roaches, Mice, and Rats: How Pests Exterminated Humanism,” Markus Wilczek, Tufts Univ.
2. “Positing the Robotic Ich: From Fichte to Artificial Intelligence,” Alex Hogue, Univ. of Cincinnati
3. “Naturalism and Cell Theory in Early-Nineteenth-Century Germany,” Christian Jürgen Emden, Rice Univ.
4. “Residual Subjectivity in Contemporary Posthumanism,” Carsten Strathausen, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.