Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott
Program arranged by the forum LLC 18th-Century French. Presiding: Andrew Herrick Clark, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center
Speakers: Tracy Rutler, Penn State Univ., University Park; Pierre N. Saint-Amand, Brown Univ.; Joanna Stalnaker, Columbia Univ.; Eric Turcat, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater
Panelists discuss eighteenth-century French works that question accepted forms of temporality and explore alternative ones. Subjects include Manon Lescaut and “marking” libertine time in the pre-Romantic period, les égarements du temps, forgetting time (Rousseau), and extinction in time.