Monday, 28 December
179. Samuel Johnson’s Tercentenary
10:15–11:30 a.m., Independence Salon III, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography
Presiding: Felicia Jean Steele, Coll. of New Jersey
1. “Samuel Johnson and His Scottish Printers: Rethinking the Modern English Author,” Molly O’Hagan Hardy, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “‘To Be a Poet . . . Is Indeed Very Difficult’: Johnson’s Aesthetic Optimism,” Carrie Shanafelt, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
3. “How Doctor Johnson Broke the Laws of Motion,” Sara Landreth, New York Univ.
For abstracts, visit http://steele.intrasun.tcnj.edu/mla2009.