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Wednesday, 28 December

288. Relativity, Britishness, and Empire

3:30–4:45 p.m., Hoover, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature

Presiding: Douglas Mao, Cornell Univ.

1. “Relative Measures: Francis Galton and the Successful Failure of the Absolute,” Danielle L. Coriale, Brandeis Univ.

2. “Just the Facts: Propaganda, Modernism, Relativity,” Mark A. Wollaeger, Vanderbilt Univ.

3. “‘Illogical Prejudices’: General Relativity and the Anxiety of British National Identity,” Alexander N. Moffett, Northeastern Univ.

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