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Wednesday, 29 December

615. The Hymn in English: Affect, Cultural Politics, Identity

9:00–10:15 p.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Robert Phillips Sulcer, Hofstra Univ.

1. “‘I’ve Found a Friend’: Nineteenth-Century Hymns and Romantic Ideals of Friendship,” Ruth Vanita, Univ. of Montana

2. “The Poetry of Community: Victorian Women’s Hymns and Communal Subjectivity,” Julie Melnyk, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

3. “Paradoxical Empowerment: Theology, Gender, and Disability in the Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby and Frances Ridley Havergal,” Virginia Bemis, Ashland Univ.

4. “Hymns for Infant Minds: Changes in Moral Education and Childhood in Women’s Hymn Writing for Children, 1780–1850,” Nancy Cho, Univ. of Durham

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