Conference Sessions and Calls for Papers

Current Calls for Papers

There are no current Calls for Papers.


Upcoming Conference Sessions

MLA Convention, January 2022: Heinrich Heine and Human Rights


Alicia Ellis, Colby College


Claudia Nitschke (Durham University, UK): Embodying Human Rights: Heine’s Atta Troll
Christoph auf der Horst (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf): Heine’s Struggle for Human Rights: Writing in the Spirit of Solidarity
Willi Goetschel (University of Toronto): Poetic Justice: Heine’s Critique of the Limitations of Human Rights
Helge Dedek (McGill University): ‘A Bible of Egoism’: Heine, ‘Human Rights’, and Law
Sebastian Wogenstein (University of Connecticut): Lege artis: Heine and Human Rights


Past Conferences

MLA Convention, January 2021: World Literature Otherwise: Heine's Opening Gambits


Willi Goetschel, University of Toronto

Azade Seyhan, Bryn Mawr College: Searching for Heinrich Heine in the World Literary Domain 
    Chloe Vaughn, Columbia University: Invented Worlds: Heine and Herder between National and World Literature 
      Barbara Di Noi, University of Florence: Heine's Subversive Notion of Weltliteratur (World Literature) 
        Michael Swellander, University of Iowa: ‘Yes, He Was a Mighty Poet’: Heine’s ‘Jehuda Ben Halevy’ and World Literature 
          Christoph auf der Horst, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf: Heinrich Heine and the Persistence of His Concept of World Literature 



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