Friday, 10 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Thoreau Society
Presiding: Kristen Case, Univ. of Maine, Farmington; Rochelle Johnson, Coll. of Idaho
1. "Pollution and Vital Materiality: Emerson and Thoreau Respond to the Fugitive Slave Act,"
Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham
2. "'Making the Earth Say Beans': Thoreau's 'The Bean Field' as Latourian Mobilization,"
3. "Politics in Evolutionary Time: Influence and Embodiment in Thoreau's John Brown Lectures,"
Univ. of Mississippi
Responding: Lance Newman, Westminster Coll., UT
For abstracts, visit www.thoreausociety.org/_news_upcomingevents.htm after 1 Nov.
American Literature – Before 1900
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