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Monday, 29 December

708. Historical Cosmology and Its Nineteenth-Century Horizons

9:00–10:15 p.m., Continental 3, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Samuel E. Baker, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Vesuvius in Action: Grounding Sir William Hamilton’s Aesthetics,” Noah Heringman, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

2. “Periplus: Conrad and the Ocean View of Nineteenth-Century History and Culture,” Cannon Schmitt, Univ. of Toronto

3. “‘Pieces of Darkness’: The Starry Sky of De Quincey and Hardy,” Anna Henchman, Boston Univ.

Respondent: Samuel E. Baker

For copies of abstracts, visit www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/english/faculty/profiles/baker-samuel.html after 1 Dec.

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