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Thursday, 06 January

10. Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Plaza II, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Melissa J. Ganz, Harvard Univ.

1. “Reformulating Torture in Late-Enlightenment Fiction and Philosophy,” Jeanne Britton, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “‘These Infernal Invaders of Human Rights’: Equiano’s Interesting Narrative and Sentimental Literature,” Ramesh Mallipeddi, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. “Speaking for Others: Lyric Possession and the Politics of Representation in Abolitionist Poetry,” Ivan Ortiz, Princeton Univ.

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