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Friday, 29 December

459. Do Objects Die?

1:45–3:00 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presiding: Lydia H. Liu, Columbia Univ.

1. “Empire’s Object Lessons:  Of France, Egypt, and the Afterlife of a Pre-text,” Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. “‘This Once Was Me’:  Verse Epistles and Poetic Animation,” Helen Deutsch, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “The Afterlife of Natural History Specimens: From the Endeavour to the Online Catalog,” Noah Heringman, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

4. “Vernacular Panditry and Other Questions of Cultural Vitality,” Christi Merrill, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

For copies of abstracts, write to lydiaheliu@gmail.com.

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