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Friday, 29 December

459. Do Objects Die?

1:45–3:00 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presiding: Lydia H. Liu, Columbia Univ.

1. “Empire’s Object Lessons:  Of France, Egypt, and the Afterlife of a Pre-text,” Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. “‘This Once Was Me’:  Verse Epistles and Poetic Animation,” Helen Deutsch, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “The Afterlife of Natural History Specimens: From the Endeavour to the Online Catalog,” Noah Heringman, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

4. “Vernacular Panditry and Other Questions of Cultural Vitality,” Christi Merrill, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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