ROMANTICISM IN HOUSTON
During 25-28 February 1981 the University of Houston will sponsor its third humanities and fine arts symposium, which on this occasion has the theme: English and German Romanticism: Cross-Currents and Controversies. Topics under consideration for the symposium include: German Romanticism and English Literature; The Spirit of Place in English and German Romanticism; German Idealism and British Empiricism: Romantic Philosophy in Germany and England; The Goslar Year: Wordsworth and Coleridge in Germany; The “Other” Genres; The Romantic Novel and the Romantic Drama; Romanticism: Revolution or Evolution?; Dark Romanticism; National Views of History in the Romantic Period; The Political Dimensions of the Romantic Period; The Woman Artist in the Romantic Period; German “Classical” Writers as “European” Romanticists (Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, Holderlin); Romanticism and the Napoleonic Wars.
Papers on these topics and proposals for other topics in the area of English and German should be sent to Professor Theodore Gish, Department of German, or Professor James Pipkin, Department of English, at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77004 by 15 October 1980.