CFP: Cultivating Self and Nation: Pedagogy and Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Ham, Jennifer
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CFP: For session at M/MLA Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-12, 2006=20
"From Bildung to Reformp=E4dagogik: Cultivating Self and Nation." This =
session welcomes papers that explore narrative and visual =
representations of teachers, pupils and educational spaces in =
German-speaking contexts. Possible topics include (but are not limited =
to) literary and filmic depictions of scenes of awakening, becoming and =
self-realization, Enlightenment, Classical and Modernist concepts of =
Bildung and Erziehung, the role of education in nation building in =
Prussia, Weimar and the Third Reich, Volksbildung, women's education, =
teacher training, German educational philosophies (Leibniz, Kant, =
Goethe, Humboldt, Schlegel, Fichte, Pestalozzi, Hegel, Schopenhauer, =
Nietzsche, Freud, Marx, Steiner, Habermas), physical education, taming, =
modernist and post-modernist constructions of childhood and adolescence =
in school, educational institutions, religious education and university =
life. Please send 1-page abstracts by April 21, 2006 to
Please direct questions to:
Jennifer Ham, Chair
Department of Modern Languages
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311 USA

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