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Friday, 28 December

297. Travel, Nationalism, and Medical Diagnosis

3:30–4:45 p.m., Gold Coast, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on the English Romantic Period

Presiding: Peter Manning, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York

1. “Transport: A Diagnostic Geography of a Romantic Emotional Category,” Miranda Jane Burgess, Univ. of British Columbia

2. “Hallucinogenesis: An Eastern Frame of Mind,” Elizabeth Fay, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston

3. “Locating Melancholy: Mme de Staël and the Sociological Imagination,” Eric Gidal, Univ. of Iowa

4. “This Uncertain Disease: Nostalgia, Lyrical Ballads, and the Poetics of Motion,” Kevis Bea Goodman, Univ. of California, Berkeley

For copies of abstracts, write to peter.manning@sunysb.edu after 1 Dec.

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