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Friday, 07 January

225. Breaking Rank: Hierarchy and Classification in Eighteenth-Century Thought

10:15–11:30 a.m., 303B, LA Convention Center

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

Presiding: Mary McAlpin, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

1. “Race Science between Black and White: The Forgotten Role of the Albino in Eighteenth-Century Human Classification,” Andrew Samuel Curran, Wesleyan Univ.

2. “Loathe Thy Enemies: Rousseau and the Limits and Possibilities of Forgiveness,” Karen Anne Pagani, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Secondary Qualities and the Fictionality of Matter,” Helen Thompson, Northwestern Univ.

For abstracts, write to mmcalpin@utk.edu after 10 Dec.

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