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446. Encounters with Race in the Age of American Transcendentalism

Wednesday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 614, WSCC

Program arranged by the Thoreau Society

Presiding: Rochelle Johnson, Coll. of Idaho

1. "Transcendental Historicism and Race in Lydia Maria Child's The First Settlers of New England," Lance Newman, Westminster Coll., UT

2. "Affective Dimensions of Race in Emerson's 1844 Emancipation Address," Ryan Schneider, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

3. "Frederick Law Olmsted and the Environment of Race," William A. Gleason, Princeton Univ.

Responding: Paul Outka, Univ. of Kansas

For abstracts, visit www.thoreausociety.org.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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