Monday, 29 December
708. Historical Cosmology and Its Nineteenth-Century Horizons
9:00–10:15 p.m., Continental 3, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Samuel E. Baker, Univ. of Texas, Austin
1. “Vesuvius in Action: Grounding Sir William Hamilton’s Aesthetics,” Noah Heringman, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
2. “Periplus: Conrad and the Ocean View of Nineteenth-Century History and Culture,” Cannon Schmitt, Univ. of Toronto
3. “‘Pieces of Darkness’: The Starry Sky of De Quincey and Hardy,” Anna Henchman, Boston Univ.
Respondent: Samuel E. Baker
For copies of abstracts, visit www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/english/faculty/profiles/baker-samuel.html after 1 Dec.