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212. Transcendental Materialisms

Saturday, 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," James Finley, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham

2. "'Making the Earth Say Beans': Thoreau's 'The Bean Field' as Latourian Mobilization," Melissa Sexton, Oregon Extension

3. "Politics in Evolutionary Time: Influence and Embodiment in Thoreau's John Brown Lectures," Cristin Ellis, Univ. of Mississippi

Responding: Lance Newman, Westminster Coll., UT

For abstracts, visit www.thoreausociety.org/_news_upcomingevents.htm after 1 Nov.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Before 1900

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