TRAVEL AND HOTEL INFORMATION
FEB 26, 2004
FEB 28, 2004
FEB 29, 2004
Lunch on your own
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Dinner on your own
AMS Press Reception
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Plenary Address - Sunset Room
Clement Hawes, Pennsylvania State University
"Immanent Critique: The World of Samuel Johnson."
Thursday, February 26: 6:00-7:30
Welcoming Reception in the Eldorado Court
Friday, February 27, 8:30-10:00 am
"Classical Imitation and Influence in the Long 18th Century." Chair: Robert Barnett, Franklin and Marshall College
Susan Spencer, University of Central Oklahoma. "A Novel Idea?:
Hellenistic Echoes in the Early Eighteenth-Century Novel."
"Art and Architecture in the Long 18th Century." Chair: Connie Capers Thorson, University of New Mexico
Margaret Wye, Rockhurst College. "Defining Moments: Georgian Architecture and Jane Austen in the Long Eighteenth Century."
Patrick Brady, University of Tennessee at Knoxville. "Raising Skirts, Raising Eyebrows, Making Us Think: Fragonard's Rococo Swing Prefigures The Sound and the Fury."
Jan Widmayer, Boise State University. "Painters Read Poets: Constable, Turner, and James Thomson's The Seasons.
"The Novels of Samuel Richardson." Chair: Isabella Bornet, Santa Fe Community College
Linda Kane Scott, New Mexico Military Institute. "The Inheritance Novel: The Power of Strict Settlement Language in Clarissa, Evelina, and Pride and Prejudice.
Judith Mesa-Pelly, Austin Peay State University. "Reforming the Rake: The Horror of Sexual Difference."
"Eighteenth-Century American Studies" Chair: Robert C. Leitz III, Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Thorne Compton, University of South Carolina. "Theatre, Moral Purpose, and the American Civic Conscience: John Witherspoon's Legacy."
James Bell, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University. "Imperial Links of Colonial American Anglican Clergymen in the late 17th Century in the Pay of the Secret Service and the Treasury Department."
Friday, February 27: 12:00-1:00
February 27: 1:00-2:00
or Wasn't He? Swift and Misogyny"
Friday, February 27, 4:15-5:45 pm
"Scientific Thought in the Long 18th Century" Chair: Connie Capers Thorson, University of New Mexico
Catherine L. Hobbs, University of Oklahoma. "Vico's Sublime Rhetorical Science."
Birgit Schmidt-Rosemann, University of New Mexico. "A Spiritual Kiss: Female Imagination as an alternate to Female Reproduction in Margaret Cavendish's The Blazing World."
"David Hume (II)" Chairs: James Mock and Eva Dadlez, University of Central Oklahoma
Darian C. DeBolt, University of Central Oklahoma. "Hume, Humor, and Design Arguments."
Gregory L. Reece, University of Montevallo. "Hume and the Eternity of the World."
Arthur F. Stewart, Lamar University. "David Hume and Charles S. Peirce, Part III: Religion, Knowledge, and Habit."
"Eighteenth-Century Women Writers (II)" Chair: Alice Cushman, Tarleton State University
Marilyn Robitaille, Tarleton State University. "Oroonoko: After all These Years, He's Still a Man's Man."
Jeanetta Calhoun, University of Oklahoma. "'Double Horrors': Gender Performance, Sublime Poetics, and Hester Mulso Chapone's 'Written during a violent Storm at Midnight, 1749.'"
Warren Kelly, University of Mississippi. ""Some Considerations Regarding Handel's Selection of Orlando Furioso as an Operatic Subject-Text in 1732."
Todd Parker, DePaul University. "Handel in England: 1710-1714."
Saturday, February 28, 9:00-10:30 am
"New Approaches to Overlooked Texts in the Long 18th Century" (II) Chair: Jennifer Naimark, University of Northern Colorado
Robert C. Steensma, University of Utah. "The Adventures of Jonathan Corncob: A 1787 British Satire on America."
Colby Kullman, University of Mississippi. "The Explosion of Popular Culture Satiric Motifs in Richard Cumberland's The West Indian."
Paul McCallum, Pittsburg State College. ""Old Sinners Whip'd to Appetite: Rakes, Poets, and Poetic Authority in the Restoration Playhouse."
Jennifer Frangos, Texas Tech University. "Recommending Secrecy: Sexual Absences and Textual Practices in Pamela and Evelina."
Michael S. Holko, SUNY Stony Brook. "'Is Silence Death?': Feeling the Abyss in Byron's Manfred and Cain."
"Gender and Nationalism in the Long 18th Century (I)" Chair: Judith Mesa-Pelly, Austin Peay State University, and Scarlet Bowen, University of Colorado-Boulder
Sara K. Davis, George Washington University. "Foreign Spaces and the Signification of Heimlich: Montagu, Wollstonecraft, and Burney."
Elizabeth Johnston, West Virginia University. "'The Remote Cause of My Love': Female Rivalry and the Threat of Miscegenation in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda."
Jan Wellington, Utah Valley State College. "Gothicizing in Reverse."
Ann Tracy, SUNY-Plattsburgh. "Thoughts on the Gothic from a Practicing Gothic Writer."
Fred Frank, Worldwide Gothicist. "A Concordance of Bosoms: Reconstructing Lewis's Monk.
Carolyn Jewel, Sonoma State University. "Eleanor Sleath, Reconsidered."
Saturday, February 28, 10:45-12:15 pm
"Imagining Peace in the Long 18th Century" Chair: Kathryn R. King, University of Montevallo
Michael J.Schwartz, Yeshiva University. "Love is a Battlefield, or the Epic Dimension of 18th -Century Peace."
Kathryn R. King, University of Montevallo. "Eliza Haywood, Political Journalism, and Transnational Awareness."
Samantha Webb, University of Montevallo. "Calling All Domestic Goddesses: Food as Trope in Late 18th-Century Novelistic Discourse."
Lisa M. Wilson, Winona State University. "Reader Identification and the Self-Conscious Narrator in the Romantic Novel."
Lars O. Erickson, University
of Rhode Island. "Identity and Nation in Ourika."
"New Approaches to Overlooked Texts (And Samuel Johnson) in the Long 18th Century" (III) Chair: Nicole Boucher, University of New Mexico
Andrew Franta, University of Utah. "The Geographical Plot of Johnson's Life of Savage."
Heather Lobban-Viravong, Grinnell College. "History, Epistolary, and the Shifting boundaries of the Public and Private in Sophia Lee's The Recess: or A Tale of other Times.
Saturday, February 28, 1:45-3:15
"The Political Jane Austen" Chair: Amy E. Harris Tan, University of Houston
Rory Wallace, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver. "Land of Love, or Love of Land: Law, Love, and Landscape in Jane Austen."
David McWilliams, Adams State College. "Colonial Subject, Colonial Territory, and the Regulation of Chaos: Domestic Imperialism in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda and Jane Austen's Mansfield Park."
"Questions in French Literature in the Long 18th Century" Chair, Patrick Brady, University of Tennessee
Lorraine Piroux, Rutgers University. "Diderot's 'Volumes of Writing'."
Marie-France Rouart, Universite de Nancy. "The Novel of the Myth by the Denial of the Myth: Odin's Story Revised and Cultivated in the Biblioteque Universelle des Romans, 1789."
"What's Novel about the Novel?: Narrative, Patterns, and Narrative Patterns in the 18th Century" Chair: Margo Collins, Iona College
Margo Collins, Iona College. "Burney's Objects and Objectives: Material Culture in Evelina."
Kathy Strong, University of Southern California. Fictional Finery: Weaving Plot in Pamela."
Margaret Case Croskery, Ohio Northern University. "A Feminine Phenomenology: Eliza Haywood, Martha Nussbaum, and Henry Fielding
"Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding" Chair: Kathleen Holcomb, Angelo State University
Julie Chappell, Tarleton State University. "'While I was in this Disguise': The Realities of Moll Flanders and Margery Kempe."
Brett McInelly, Brigham Young University. "Virtue, the Sexiest Thing: Fielding's Critique of Methodism, Pamela, and Womanhood in Shamela."
Saturday, February 28, 3:30-5:00
"Looking at French Society in the
Eighteenth Century." Chair: Carolyn Woodward, University of New Mexico
Winston, University of Oklahoma. "The Arts of Remaking the Nation: Conjugal
Hygiene Literature in Post-Revolutionary France."
"The Political Jane Austen" (II) Chair: Amy E. Harris Tan, University of Houston
Kathy G. Fellers, Virginia Tech University. "The Crumbling Foundations of the 'Elliot Pride': Domestic Politics in Jane Austen's Persuasion."
Dawn Pawlowski, Eastern Illinois University. "What's Love Got to do With it?: Jane Austen's Rejection of the Regency Period's Matrimonial Beliefs."
"Restoration and 18th-Century Theatre: Theory and Practice." Chair: LuAnn Venden, Walla Walla College
Jay Oney, Furman University. "'Finding a Place
for Virtue-The Playwriting Career of Catherine Trotter."
Sarah Jordan, Albion College. "Queer Sexuality and Libertine Power in Rochester and Byron."
James Kim, Pomona College. "Sentimental Irony, Heternormativity, and the Work of Mourning: Queering The Vicar of Wakefield."
February 28: 8:30 p.m.
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Sunday, February 29, 9:00-10:30
"Creative Projects: London in the 18th Century." Chair: Susan Spencer, University of Central Oklahoma
Christopher Shaneyfelt and Donisha Childs, University of Central Oklahoma. "Architecture, Civic Planning, and Gardens: A Video Presentation."
Caryl Bishop, University of Central Oklahoma. "Miscellany of Johnson's London: A Book of Days."
Amy Lawrence and Jasmine Mulliken, University of Central Oklahoma. "Throwing at Cocks and Blanketing Your Neighbor: Test Your 18th-Century Knowledge."
"Philosophy and Literature in the Long 18th Century" Chair: TBA
Elson Bond, Fordham University. "Trans-Atlantic Sentiments: British and American Theories of Moral Epistemology."
Judith Mueller, Franklin and Marshall College. "What is a Creature? Blake and the Debate over Non-Human Redemption."
Kathleen Holcomb, Angelo State University and Charles Stuart-Robertson, University of New Brunswick, "Calvinism and the Heated Imagination: Or, 'True as Holy Writ' Finds Pleasure in the Scottish Imagination."
Frieda Koeninger, Sam Houston State University. "Charles IV of Spain: New Perspectives on the Cuckolded King and His Long-Suffering Queen."
Laura T. Wood, North Texas University. "'A State that Should Always be a Matter of Choice': Reconsidering 18th-Century Marital Priorities."
James L. Thorson, University of New Mexico. "Some Problems in Editing Newsletters in the Era of the Popish Plot."
Lars Troide, McGill University. "Textual Problems in the Journals and Letters of Frances Burney."
Sunday, February 29, 10:45-12:15
"Shakespeare: 18th-Century Responses." Chair: Cheryl Fresch, University of New Mexico
Joy Currie, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. "Usurping Shakespeare: Authority, Emotion, Politics, and Character in Charlotte Smith's Poetry."
Steven Gores, Northern Kentucky University. "Bastardizing the Bard: John Lee's 'Literary Murders.'"
Ayanna Thompson, University of New Mexico. "What the 18th Century Taught Us About Shakespeare."
Christiane Hertel, Bryn Mawr College. "Volcanic Displacement."
Monsignor William Lemuel Greene, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge. "Frying Pans, Camp Fires, and Cultural Gumbo: Religion and Regime Interchange in Early Louisiana (Or, Is the Treaty of Paris Burning?)"
Lorena Sins, Dalton College. "The Fruitful Wilderness and the Barren Garden: Love and Lust in Racine's Phaedra."
Melissa Morphew, Sam Houston State University. "Eden in (Dis)Order: The Conflicted Garden in Phillippe Rousselot's The Serpent's Kiss."
Tracy Wendt, University of Tulsa. "Rowlandson the Radical."
Rima Abunasser, University of North Texas. "Sovereign Fantasies: Defensive Self-Fashioning in Penelope Aubin's The Strange Adventures of the Count De Vinevil and His Family."
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