Monday, June 21, 2010

Program for Powers Conference in Erlangen, Germany: November 2010

An upcoming conference devoted to Powers is slated for November 26-28 at the University of Erlangen‐Nuremberg.

An impressive set of speakers will address a wide variety of topics, including Heinz Ickstadt (Free University, Berlin) presenting “ʹA‐synchronous messagingʹ: The Multiple Functions of Richard Power’s Fictions”; Sabine Sielke (University of Bonn)on “The Subject of Literature, or: (Re‐) Cognition in Richard Powers’s (Science) Fiction”; and Philipp Löffler (University of Heidelberg) addressing “’The Ability to make Worlds’: Lukácsean Aesthetics, Self‐Imagination and Richard Powers’s Plowing the Dark,” among others.

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