Sunday, 30 December
739. After McKeon: The Public Sphere
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Burnham, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Restoration and Early-Eighteenth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Kathryn D. Temple, Georgetown Univ.
1. “Intimate Matters: On Materiality and Domestication,” Helen Thompson, Northwestern Univ.
2. “Slander, Conversation, and the Making of the Christian Public Sphere in Astell’s Christian Religion,” William Kolbrener, Bar-Ilan Univ.
3. “The Truth of the Innuendos and the Generality of Readers,” Gary R. Dyer, Cleveland State Univ.