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Thursday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC

Affect Theory and Early Modern Passions

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A special session. Presiding: Sabina Amanbayeva, Rowan Univ.

Speakers: Mary L. Floyd-Wilson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; John Garrison, Carroll Univ.; Lee Huttner, Northwestern Univ.; Jasmine Lellock, Newton South High School, MA; Kate Myers, Univ. of Oregon; Sarah Wasserman, Univ. of Delaware, Newark; Paul Zajac, McDaniel Coll.

Focusing on the question of affect, panelists discuss passions in the context of the English Renaissance together with affect in queer theory and object studies. The panel asks new kinds of questions about the relation between early modern passions and current affect theory.

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