Sokel to discuss Nietzsche, April 12
Posted April 6, 2006; 08:46 p.m.
Walter Sokel, a professor emeritus of German and English at the
University of Virginia, will speak on “The Dionysian in Nietzsche” at
4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in 205 East Pyne.
One of the world’s eminent scholars of German literature, Sokel is an expert on Friedrich Nietzsche, Franz Kafka and existentialism. He has taught for nearly 20 years at the University of Virginia. His publications include the 2002 book, “The Myth of Power and the Self: Essays on Franz Kafka.”
The lecture is sponsored by the Department of German.