Thursday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC
Sublime Bodies, circa 1730–1830
A special session. Presiding: Terry F. Robinson, Univ. of Toronto; Michele Speitz, Furman Univ.
1. “‘We Rather Feel Than Survey It’: Ocular Physiology in Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics,” Scott R. MacKenzie, Univ. of British Columbia
2. “Sublime Embodiment and Mechanical Vitality,” Michele Speitz
3. “‘O, for a Muse of Fire’: Edmund Kean and the Drama of the Ineffable,” Terry F. Robinson
4. “The Sublime Body in William Blake’s Milton and Jerusalem,” David Monroe Baulch, Univ. of West Florida