Wednesday, 28 December
288. Relativity, Britishness, and Empire
3:30–4:45 p.m., Hoover, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Douglas Mao, Cornell Univ.
1. “Relative Measures: Francis Galton and the Successful Failure of the Absolute,” Danielle L. Coriale, Brandeis Univ.
2. “Just the Facts: Propaganda, Modernism, Relativity,” Mark A. Wollaeger, Vanderbilt Univ.
3. “‘Illogical Prejudices’: General Relativity and the Anxiety of British National Identity,” Alexander N. Moffett, Northeastern Univ.