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Wednesday, 29 December

382. Devolving English Racism: Progress, Race, and Four-Stages Theory in the Transatlantic Long Eighteenth Century

10:15–11:30 a.m., 409, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Jennifer Thorn, Colby Coll.

1. “Difference, Distinction, and the Meanings of Race: Monboddo’s Antient Metaphysics,” Jenny M. Davidson, Columbia Univ.

2. “Reading Race from the Margins of Empire: Mohawks and Highlanders in Anne Grant’s Memoirs and Essays,” Juliet D. Shields, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Eating Indians: Benjamin Rush, the Circularity of Stagism, and a Pharmacy of Race,” Julie Chun Kim, Duke Univ.

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