Some Long 18th contributors who will be presenting or chairing at ASECS this week:
Kirstin Wilcox (Chair), Teaching 18c Poetry Roundtable, Thursday 8-9:30
Laura Rosenthal, “Too Exquisite For Laughter: British Sentimental Comedy,” “The Sentimental Gesture in The West Indian,” Thursday 8-9:30
Chris Vilmar, “Samuel Johnson at 300,” “Johnson Philologus,” Thursday 4:15-5:45
Sharlene Sayegh, “Roundtable on Carolyn Steedman’s Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age,” Friday 9:45-11:15
Carrie Shanafelt, “The Literature of the Scottish Enlightenment,” “The Rhetoric of Narrative in Scottish Enlightenment Philosophy,” Friday 11:30-1
Bill Levine, “Thematic and Solo Art Exhibitions in the Long Eighteenth Century,” “Animating the Spirit of High Art: de Loutherbourg’s Eidophusikon as a Critique of Royal Academy Exhibitions,” Saturday, 2-3:30
Dave Mazella, Laura Rosenthal, Maureen Harkin (Chair), Sharon Stanley, Louisa Shea, “Roundtable on David Mazella’s Making of Modern Cynicism,” Saturday 2-3:30
Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins, “Unromantic England,” “Romanticism’s Oriental Unconscious,” Saturday 3:45-5:30
Have I forgotten anyone? Planning to come? Let us know your plans. I’d especially love to hear from other 18th century bloggers to see if we can manage a rare face to face meeting. I’ll be in town Friday afternoon, staying through Sunday.
For the program, click here.