Saturday, 30 December
683. Objects as Matter
10:15–11:30 a.m., Tubman, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature
Presiding: Thomas P. Di Piero, Univ. of Rochester
1. “The Clever Automata and Other Subversive Things: Technological Inventions in Revolutionary Fiction,” Julia V. Douthwaite, Univ. of Notre Dame
2. “Spleen Matters; or, Medical Science, Melancholy, and the Objects of Sublime Poetry,” Richard A. Barney, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York
3. “Objects That Matter,” Rajani Sudan, Southern Methodist Univ.