MARCH 6, 2003
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Dinner and The Country Wife
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Session 1 Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm
City and Country Gardens. Chair: Janine Barchas, University of Texas
2. Michael Charlesworth, University of Texas at Austin. "Le Jardin Anglo-Chinois: philosophical pre-conditions for importing the landscape garden to the Continent."
3. Lisa Moore, University of Texas at Austin. "Reconstructing an 18th-Century Garden: Mary Delany's Delville"
Addicted to Activity: Imaging Engagement, Busy-ness, Energy, and Participatory Lifestyle, in Themselves or in Contrast to the Idea of Retirement. Chair: Kevin L. Cope, Department of English, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge
2. Murray Brown, Georgia State University. "Tempis Fugit: Pamela and the Mechanics of Production."
3. Bruce Mayer, Lynchburg University. "An Eighteenth-Century Roman Catholic Work Ethic: Physical Labor in the Télémaque"
4. Kenneth Graham, University of Guelph."The Argument for Benign Neglect: William Beckford's Unfortunate Revisions of The Episodes of Vathek."
5. Megan Conway, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, "Endless
Energy: Olympe de Gouges, Indefatigable Feminist, Activist, Playwright,
Cut, Paste, Print It: How the Eighteenth Century Appears on Film. Chair: Kit Kincade, Indiana State University
2. Beverly Reed, Stephen F. Austin State Univeristy, "Pop Patriotism: British Butchers and the American Identity."
3. Philippe Seminet, Texas A & M, Commerce. "The Marquis for the Masses: the Portrayal of Sade as a Writer in Quills."
Session 2 Thursday 3:45-5:15 pm
The Scottish Imagination—Theory. Chair: Kathleen Holcomb, Department of English, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
2. John Glassford, Angelo State University. "Representations of Immoral Conduct and Existential Horror in Scottish High Culture."
3. Charles Stewart-Robertson , University of New Brunswick at Saint John. "Centaurs and Golden Mountains: those impoverished tales of the Scottish Imagination."
Eighteenth-Century Women I. Chair: Marilyn Robitaille, Tarleton State University
2. Norbert Puszkar, Georgia State University. "Goethe's encounters with Emma Hart and the Duchess of Giovane in Naples: women as classical and romantic art."
3. Antoinette Marie Sol, University of Texas at Arlington. "Gender, Genre, and Anxiety in Pauline de Meulan-Guizot's Les Contradictions ou ce qui peut en arriver."
4. Kandi Tayebi, , Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX. "Charlotte Smith's Poetics."
Rakes, Male and Female, in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy. Chair: Baerbel Czennia, University of Goettingen, Germany
2. Albert Sheen, University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Citizen Sade."
3. Karen Zagrodnik, South Dakota State University. "Rakes in Skirts: Female Sexuality and Power in Literature."
4. Baerbel Czennia, University of Goettingen, Germany. "The Taming of the Rake in German Eighteenth-Century Translations of English Comedies."
Moral Dimensions of Town and Country. Chair: James Thorsen, University of New Mexico and Oxford University.
2. Bruce E. Stollings, Duquesne University. "City vs. Country? Manipulation vs. Genuineness? The Crux of the Matter in The Death of Ammon. A Poem. With an Appendix: containing Pastorals, and other Poetical Pieces by Elizabeth Hand
3. Guy David Toubiana, The Citadel, "Value and Consequence of Simulation in Casanova."
9:00-5:00 Friday, 9:00-2:30 Saturday
City Room C
Session 3 Friday 9:00-10:25am
The Scottish Imagination—Practice. Chair: Kathleen Holcomb, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
2. Laura M. Stevens, University of Tulsa. "Scottish Mission and the National Imagination."
3. Miles A. Kimball Texas Tech University. "Visual Rhetoric, Nationalism, and Revolution: William Playfair's Charts and the Statistical Argument."
Eliza Haywood. Chair: Rebecca Hanson, University of North Texas
2. Margo Collins, Iona College. "Feminine Identity in Haywood's Conduct Manuals."
3. Kathy Strong, University of Southern California. "Narrative Threads: Haywood's Fantomina and the Spinning of a Tale."
Swift and Others: Satire and Anxiety. Chair: Deborah Needleman Armintor, University of North Texas
2. Suzanne Poor. "Why is Cassy Anxious and What do Swift's Goddesses Have to Do with his Dilemma?"
3. Laura Thomason Wood, University of North Texas. "An Answer from Horace: Ambiguity and Paradox in Pope's Imitation of Satire 2.1."
Science and 18th-Century Literature. Chair: Kandi Tayebi, Sam Houston State University
2. Melissa Morphew, Sam Houston State University. "Domestic Alchemy: From Transubstantiation to Preserving Pears, Tracing the Esoteric Lineage of Eighteenth-Century Household Books."
3. Michael Winston, University of Oklahoma. "Images of Rural Health and Hygiene in Eighteenth-Century French Medicine."
4. Kandi Tayebi, Sam Houston State University. "Geological Eruptions and Eighteenth-Century Poetry."
Session 6 Friday 3:15-5:00pm
Scholars in Performance: The Music of 1660-1815. Chair: Linda Troost, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
1. Baerbel Czennia (flute)
2. Linda Troost (voice);
3. Sayre Greenfield
4. Carolyn Woodward
Crossroads: The Renaissance Meets the Eighteenth Century. Chair: Chad Thomas, University of Michigan
2. John Burke, University of Alabama. "Dryden's (Dis)(en)thronement of Ben Jonson"
3. Paige Reynolds, University of North Texas. "A Nation’s Transformation and the Meaning of Marriage: Milton’s Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce and Astell’s Some Reflections Upon Marriage."
4. Miranda Wilson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. "Enlightened Silence: Margaret Cavendish and the Uses of Renaissance Architectural Theories."
2. Gretchen Gregg, Denton, Texas. "Masque as Metaphor: Female Identity, Sexuality, and Power in Aphra Behn’s The Rover"
3. Rivka Swenson, Department of English, University of Virginia. "Jane Barker's Dance Between Public Author and Private Persona in A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies"
4. Tracy Wendt, Department of English, University of Tulsa. "Lowering the Libertine: Feminism in Rochester's 'The Imperfect Enjoyment'"
2. Katherine Arens, University of Texas at Austin. "Garden-Hating Germans: The ‘Landscape Sublime’ in German Thought"
3. Kevin L. Cope, Louisiana State University. "Let us Not Forget Bat Guano: Caves, Pits, and the Seismic Eighteenth Century"
4. Lila Miranda Graves, University of Alabama at Birmingham. "Country Matters: Tristram Shandy and the Poetics of Property"
FRIDAY EVENING EVENT
Skylight Court Lounge, 9:00 pm until midnight
Session 7 Saturday 9:00-10:25am
ECCB Editorial Board Meeting and "Working Breakfast" (Continental Room)
2. Michael Patton, University of Montevallo. Perceptions and Dimensionality: Hume's Metaphysics of Externality
3. Eva Dadlez, University of Central Oklahoma. "Less than Spectacular Tragedies: Hume and Aristotle on Tragic Spectacle"
Time and Space in the Novel. Chair: Kathryn Duncan, Saint Leo University
2. Leslie Richardson, Tulane University. "Leaving her Father’s House: Locke, Astell, and Clarissa’s Body Politic."
3. Joyce Cornette Palmer, Texas Woman’s University. "Town and Country in Jane Austen."
2. Freida Koeninger, Sam Houston State University. "Wine, Women, Chocolate and other Questionable Habits in an 18th Century Mexican Monastery."
3. Warren Hill Kelly, The University of Mississippi. "‘The Deserted Village’ and Goldsmith’s Use of the Dialectic."
4. Diane Boyd, Louisiana State University, Shreveport. "Performing Contracts: Wife-Selling in Eighteenth-Century Britain."
Session 8 Saturday 10:35-12:00pm
Approaches to Overlooked Texts III. Chair: Pamela Washington, University of Central Oklahoma
2. Chris Brooks, Department of English, Wichita State University. "Oliver Goldsmith's Citizen Of The World: A Commonplace Book.
3. Colby H. Kullman, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi. "James Boswell and Samuel Johnson on the Psychology of Dreams."
2. Irving Rothman, University of Houston. "Daniel Defoe’s Views of Fideists Other than Dissenters."
3. Patricia Green, University of Houston. "Blake as 'Other' in 'To the Jews,' a section of 'Jerusalem.'"
2. Fritz-Wilhelm Neumann, Erfurt University. "Walking through an Ever-Growing City into the Country."
3. Ann Hawkins, Texas Tech University."‘Mad Woman’ in the Exhibit Hall: Fanny Burney’s ‘Adventure’ at the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery."
Box Lunch Plenary
Session 9 Saturday 1:15-2:30
The Eighteenth Century in the Twenty-First Century. Chair: TBA
2. Ellen Kennedy Johnson, Arizona State University. "Reading Jane Austen."
3. Susan Spencer, University of Central Oklahoma. "Ackermann's Microcosm of London: Digital Images from the Noel Collection."
The Counter-Enlightenment: Art, History, and Imagination. Chair: Kevin Dodson, Lamar University
2. Kenneth Buckman, University of Texas-Pan American. "Vico, Hegel, and Historical Consciousness"
3. Michael Matthis, Lamar University. "Hamann, Socrates, and the Counter-Enlightenment"
2. Margaret Croskery, Ohio Northern University. "Re-Reading Haywood for the Plot"
3. Brittany Randall, Texas Woman’s University. "Charactonyms in Frances Burney’s The Witlings."
Bus leaves at 4:15 for Denton
Slow mosey in downtown Denton
Eighteenth-Century feast at Sweetwater Grill (dinner and drinks)
Performance of The Country Wife at University of North Texas
Reception with actors in costume
Bus leaves 15 minutes after end of reception for return to Radisson
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