Thursday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century
Presiding: Jan Mieszkowski, Reed Coll.
1. "How to Make a Species in the Nineteenth Century: Beetles, Britain, and the Biology of Colonial Mimicry," Jessica Davies, Huntington Library
2. "Living Matter in Victorian Physiology and Aesthetics, 1840–60," Benjamin Morgan, Univ. of Chicago
3. "Deep Life: Talking Stones, Petrified Language, and Romantic Linguistics," Tristram Wolff, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries