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Wednesday, 27 December

26. The Transatlantic Politics of the Aesthetic in the Eighteenth Century

5:15–6:30 p.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Nancy Armstrong, Brown Univ.

1. “The Cultural Politics of ‘the Rising Glory,’” Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown Univ.

2. “Crèvecoeur’s ‘Splendid Barbarism’: The Farmer of Feeling and British Bardolatry,” Ezra Tawil, Columbia Univ.

3. “James Madison and the ‘Ingenious Disquisition and Controversy’ of Whig Aesthetics,” Edward C. Cahill, Fordham Univ., Bronx

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