Thursday, 29 December
576. Humanitarianism and Human Rights II
7:15–8:30 p.m., Dupont, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century
Presiding: Marc Redfield, Claremont Graduate Univ.
1. “Enabling Fictions: The Literary Sources and Novelistic Subjects of Human Rights,” Joseph R. Slaughter, Columbia Univ.
2. “Thinking Common Rights through Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s Venus in Furs,” Sean Kelly, Florida Gulf Coast Univ.
3. “Enclosure Acts, the Novel, and a ‘Common Humanity’: A Critique of the Discourse of ‘Universal’ Human Rights,” Robert P. Marzec, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia