CFP: [Extension] Figurations of Despotism: Lessing's Aesthetics of Enlightenment (MLA 2021 panel), Toronto (01.04.2020)

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"Figurations of Despotism: Lessing's Aesthetics of Enlightenment"

Call for Papers for the session sponsored by the Lessing Society, MLA Toronto, 2021

The issue of despotism figures prominently in Lessing’s writings scrutinizing its philosophical, theological, political, aesthetic, and philological features. How does Lessing’s writing enact the Enlightenment project of an open and free public sphere?


Please submit 250-words abstracts to Willi Goetschel, by April 01, 2020.



Redaktion: Constanze Baum – Lukas Büsse – Mark-Georg Dehrmann – Nils Gelker – Markus Malo – Alexander Nebrig – Johannes Schmidt

Diese Ankündigung wurde von H-GERMANISTIK [Lukas Büsse] betreut –