ACR

"Inventing the Individual"
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
8-11 November
2001 ACR Conference Program

 

ACR Conference Program
   
Thursday Nov 08

12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Marcum Lobby Check-in/Registration - Registration throughout the day
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Marcum Room 158 Informal Gathering -
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Marcum Room 186 Welcome & Plenary Session -
Chair: Michael Bachem

   
Friday Nov 09

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Marcum Conference Center Lobby Check-In/Registration -
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 112 Session I-A - Italian Romanticism
Chair: Sante Matteo

  The Construction of Female Characters in Alessandro Manzoni's Tragedies
     federica deigan, brunori (University of Pennsylvania)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 180 Session I-B - Keats
Chair: Lloyd Davies

  Non-Mastery and the "Unpoetical" in Keats's Hyperions
     Amanda Bradley (Washington University)
  The Ventriloquized Self in Keats and Chatterton
     Beth Lau (CSU, Long Beach)
  Keats and the Invention of Masculinity
     Caroline Wiebe (Tulane University)
  Romantic Imperialism and the Hegelian March of History in Keats's "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"
     Ray Fleming (Florida State University)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 186 Session I-C - Women Romantics
Chair: Karen Karbiener

  Inventing the "Poétesse": New Approaches to French Women Romantic Poets
     Aimée Boutin (Florida State University)
  (Re)constructing Barbauld: The Politics and Poetics of "Failure" in Eighteen Hundred and Eleven
     Courtney Wennerstrom (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  Inventing the Individual in Mary Tighe's Lyric Poetry
     Harriet Linkin (New Mexico State University)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum - Room 124 Session I-D - Goethe
Chair: Jocelyne Kolb

  Goethe's Model of Individuation
     (Robert) Ellis Dye (Macalester College)
  Romantic Subjectivity in Goethe's Werther
     Richard Eldridge (Swarthmore College)
  Subjectivity and the Living Landscape: Goethe, Shelley
     William Davis (Colorado College)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session II-A - Charlotte Smith
Chair: William Brewer

  Sublime Marketing: Charlotte Smith and the Limits of Individualism
     Daniella Mallinick (University of Texas)
  Female Subjectivity in Charlotte Smith's -Emmeline-
     Maxwell Wheeler (Florida State University)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session II-B - French Romanticism
Chair: Scott Hallam

  Constructing the Individual: Theodore Gericault's Portraits of the Insane"
     Brett Van Hoesen (University of Iowa)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session II-C - Romantic Reconstruction
Chair: Samantha Webb

  Romantic Imagining
     Jennifer Jones (UC Santa Barbara)
  Inventing An Individuality Under the Guise of the Common Good: Flora Tristan's Identity Crisis
     Jennifer Law (Florida State University)
  The Role of Individualism in British Romantic Abolition Literature
     Marjean Purinton (Texas Tech)
  Michelangelo, Dante, and the Construction of Romantic Genius
     Aida Audeh (University of Iowa)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 124 Session II-D - German Romanticism
Chair: Christopher Clason

  Pulling Oneself Together: Mourning and Error Hoelderlin's "Mnemosyne"
     Brian McGrath (Emory University)
  Expressive Acts: Individual identity and Language in Novalis' Allgemeine Brouillon (General Outline)
     Catherine Grimm (Wabash College)
  Hoelderlin's Mythology of Ideas: A Translation and Interpretation of Hoelderlin's Fragment 'On Religion'
     Nathan Ross (DePaul University)
12:15 PM - 01:45 PM
Marcum Room 158 Lunch Buffet -
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session III-A - ETA Hoffmann
Chair: Richard Eldridge

  Deflective Affinities:Inventing the Individual in E. T. A. Hoffmann's Kater Murr
     Christopher Clason (Oakland University)
  Beyond idée fixe and Freud: An Empathic Reading of ETA Hoffmann's "The Sandman"
     Gabriele Dillmann (Denison University)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session III-B - Wordsworth
Chair: Scott Hess

  The Vagrant Father in Wordsworth's Early Poetry
     Dan Ferguson (Texas Tech University)
  Not with these began our song,/ And not with these our song must end": Wordsworth and Pound Creating the Poetic Self
     David N. Wright (McGill University)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session III-C - Mary Robinson
Chair: Aimée Boutin

  Masculine Form, Feminine (Dis)Content: Sexual Politics in Mary Robinson's 'Legitimate Sonnets'
     James Harris (University of South Carolina)
  Slavery and the Gothic in Mary Robinson's "The Negro Girl"
     Mary Husemann (South Carolina University)
  Subverting Individuality: Mary Robinson and Polygraphs"
     William Brewer (Appalachian State University)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 124 Session III-D - Romantic Individualism
Chair: Jennifer Law

  Inventing the Scottish Individual: Sympathy and Community in the Blackwood's Circle"
     Charles Snodgrass (Xavier University)
  Inventing the Gothic Individual: Revolution, Secularization and Suffering
     Diane Long Hoeveler (Marquette University)
  Out in Left Field: Archibald Lampman, the Politics of Nature, and the Individual in Nineteenth-Century Canada
     Joel Baetz (York University)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session IV-A - Jane Austen and Emily Brönte
Chair: Harriet Linkin

  Individualism and Gender Relations in Austen's Emma and Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
     Cynthia Cavanaugh (Kean University)
  Up from Nothing: Individualism in Austen's "Mansfield Park"
     Rodney Farnsworth (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)
  Reading Heathcliff
     Larry Peer (Brigham Young University)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session IV-B - Romanticisms
Chair: Catherine Grimm

  Milton's Satan and Dacre's Zofloya: Orientalist Camp
     Jeffrey Cass (Texas A & M Int'l University)
  Inventing the Evil Chechen
     Margaret Ziolkowski (Miami University)
  Russia's Romantic Culture of Xalat (Dressing Gown): (Ad)dressing Romantic Identity in the Poetry of AlePetr Viazemskii
     Stephanie Merkel (Ohio Wesleyan University)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session IV-C - Godwin and DeQuincey
Chair: Daniel Foster

  Confessional "Self-Othering" in DeQuincey and Rousseau
     Brian Burns (Michigan State University)
  Effacements and Aggrandizements :Autobiographical Strategies in 'Caleb Williams'"
     Dan Kline (Ohio State University)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 124 Session IV-D - Byron
Chair: Laura George

  Mrs. Baillie's testicles: Byron's reading of De Monfort
     Ann Hawkins (Austin Peay State University)
  The gloomy vanity of 'drawing from self': Byron and Romantic Self-Fashioning
     Jay Ward (Thiel College)
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Marcum Room 158 Banquet, Presidential Welcome and Remarks -
Chair: Michael Bachem

   
Saturday Nov 10

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 112 Session V-A - Romanticisms
  Graetz, Treitschke, and Romanticism: The Debate on Anti-Semitism
     robert southard (Earlham College)
  Politics and Perspectives: Subjectivity and Alienation in Selected Poems of Carolina Coronado and José de Espronceda.
     Thomas Regele (University of Oregon)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 180 Session V-B - Women Romantics
Chair: Samantha Webb

  Men Stand Alone and Women Stand Together
     Ingrid Martinez-Rico (Florida Gulf Coast University)
  Where the Boys are: Hemans, Howitt, and the American Literary Marketplace
     Karen Karbiener (Columbia University)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 186 Session V-C - Wordsworth
Chair: Rodney Farnsworth

  Individual Transcendence or Romantic Thin Air?: The Uplifting Conclusions of Wordsworth's PRELUDE a
     Eugene Stelzig (SUNY Geneseo)
  I speak of one from many singled out":Individuation, Singularity and Agrammaticality in Wordsworth
     Joshua Wilner (CCNY/GradCtr.-CUNY)
  Wordsworth's Theory of Sympathy and the Age of Napoleon: Restraining Arbitrary Authority
     Rick Incorvati (University of North Carolina)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marcum Room 124 Session V-D - Queer Romanticism
Chair: G. Todd Davis

  Queer Identification: The Diaries of Anne Lister
     Geraldine Friedman (Purdue University)
  Sexualising the Individual: A Queer Reading of Austen's Frank Churchill and Heckerling's Clueless
     Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Montréal)
  (In)visible Homosexuality? Estébanez Calderón and 'los llamados atrás'
     mehl penrose (Miami University)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Computer Room Romantic Technology: Using the Romantic Circles MOO: A Demonstration - Laura Mandell, Michael Eberle-Sinatra, Ron Brogio
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session VI-A - Coleridge
Chair: John Rieder

  Freeing The Slaves Of The Ancient Mariner: Coleridge As A Political Crusader
     Christopher Jones (Miami University)
  Imagining Himself: Autobiography and Authorship in Coleridge's "Biographia Literaria"
     Ken A. Bugajski (Texas A&M University)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session VI-B - Romantic Music
Chair: Juilee Decker

  Escaping the Individual: A Noumenal Journey in Franz Schubert's Winterreise
     Daniel Foster (University of Chicago)
  Schelling and Beethoven: The Birth of the Individual Out of the Spirit of Music
     Robin James (DePaul University)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session VI-C - Keats
Chair: Caroline Wiebe-Kimberly

  Feasting Philosophers/Unruly Guests: Indulgence and Self-Consumption in Kant's "Anthropology"
     Peter Melville (McMaster University)
  The Auditor in Keats' "Ode to a Nightingale'; or, Why Am I Sitting in the Dark Listening to this Bird?
     Samantha Webb (University of Montevallo)
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marcum Room 124 Session VI-D - Romantic Sketches
Chair: Daniella Mallinick

  Hazlitt's The LIfe of Napoleon: Failed Heroes, Circulating Images, and Mass Publicity
     Daniela Garofalo (University of Maryland)
  Of Slide Shows and Web Pages: Illustrating Mungo Park's Travels, 1799-1903
     kate marsters (Gannon University)
  Romanticism and The Cultural (Dis)Enfranchisement of the Individual in Wide Saragasso Sea
     Safoi Babana (University. of Maryland)
12:15 PM - 01:45 PM
Marcum Room 158 Lunch Buffet -
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
To be announced ACR Advisory Board Meeting -
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session VII-A - Romantic Imaginings
  John Constable's English Landscape: Visions of the Artist or Transcripts of Nature?
     Juilee Decker (Case Western Reserve University)
  Radical, Reactionary, or Rational: Adeline Mowbray and the Dangers of Excessive Passion
     Scott Hallam (Duquesne University)
  Inventing the Artist: Mythology, Pop Culture & Bohemianism"
     Kristin O Rourke (University of Iowa)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session VII-B - Romantic Minds
Chair: Ingrid Martinez-Rico

  Madeline's Hystera
     Tamara Knowlton (Oakland University)
  What could she possibly mean?": The Free Indirect Style and the Problem of Other Minds
     Terrance Riley (Bloomsburg University)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session VII-C - Wordsworth
Chair: Isis Leslie

  Like Something Fashioned in a Dream: Wordsworth, Scotland, and the Picturesque Individual
     Ryan Shirey (Washington University)
  Print Culture, Wordsworth, and the Authorial Self
     Scott Hess (Earlham College)
  The Osorio/Borderers Volume and the Tragedy of Masculine Individuation
     Scott Simpkins (University of North Texas)
01:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Marcum Room 124 Session VII-D - Byron
Chair: Jay Ward

  This Rage for Imitation": Fashioning Byron's Early Poetic Persona
     Laura George (Eastern Michigan University)
  Byron's Everlasting Influence: The Modern Byronic Hero in Andrei Bely's "Petersburg" and T. S. Eliot's
     Leslie Worthington (Auburn University)
  The Disarticulation of the Subject: Individuality in St. Preux, Werther, and Childe Harold"
     Lloyd Davies (Western KY University.)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 112 Session VIII-A - The Shelleys
Chair: Ann Hawkins

  Dissolved into one lake of fire: Crossing the Boundary in Shelley's 'Julian and Maddalo'
     Inchol Yoo (Michigan State University)
  Inventing the Mad Scientist: Victor Frankenstein and the Figure of Genius
     John Rieder (University of Hawai'I)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 180 Session VIII-B - Wordsworth and Southey
Chair: Mary Husemann

  The Non-Proprietary Wordsworth and the Economy of Gift Exchange
     Todd Witte (Ohio State University)
  Wordsworth's Construction of an Older Self: "The Prelude" of 1805 and Other Early Works
     Walter Minot (Gannon University)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Marcum Room 186 Session VIII-C - Romantic Races
Chair: kate marsters

  Transportation and the Reform of Political Narrative
     Toby Benis (Saint Louis University)
  The matchless race of Albion": Social Hierarchy and British Anti-Slavery Poetry
     Terry Robinson (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  Enlightened" Exotic?: Racial Identity and the Early French Romantics
     Pratima Prasad (Butler University)
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Free Time -
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Souers Hall Franz Schubert's Winterreise -
   
Sunday Nov 11

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Marcum Room 180 Executive Board Breakfast -
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Marcum Room 180 Executive Board Meeting -

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