Category Archives: Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

Long 18th @ASECS, March 26-29

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.

Best,

DM

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SCSECS 2009

In a couple of days I’m driving down to Corpus Christi for SCSECS 2009, one of the liveliest annual meetings in our field.  I know DM will be there; anyone else?