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Wednesday, 30 December

630. Darwin’s Origin after 150 Years

8:30–9:45 a.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon C, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on the Victorian Period

Presiding: Jonah Sebastian Siegel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “Darwin’s Anecdotes: A Study in the Survival of a Literary Form,” Danielle Coriale, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. “Some Parts Are Quite Useless: On the Origin of Species and the ‘Old and Useless Notes,’” Simon Reader, Univ. of Toronto

3. “‘Shrinking from My Father’: Disguises and Dickens’s Darwinism in Our Mutual Friend,” Derek McGrath, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York

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