Thursday, 29 December
373. Literature and the Sciences from the 1600s to the 1800s
8:30–9:45 a.m., Grant, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-, Eighteenth-, and Nineteenth-Century Italian Literature
Presiding: Andrea Ciccarelli, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
1. “Ariosto, Galileo, Leopardi: A Cultural Lineage Intertwining Fantasy with Science,” Jonathan C. White, Univ. of Essex
2. “The Broken Heart: A Romantic Metaphor at the Crossroads of Literature and Science,” Joseph Luzzi, Bard Coll.
3. “Science as Spectacle: Cesare Lombroso and the International Expositions in 1880 Turin,” Cristina della Coletta, Univ. of Virginia