Saturday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC
New Religious Movements and the Victorian Literary Imagination
A special session. Presiding: Anne Stiles, Saint Louis Univ.
1. “A Brief History of the Inner Child,” Anne Stiles
2. “Bardolatry as a New Religious Movement,” Charles P. LaPorte, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
3. “Buddhist Nirvana and Victorian Utopias,” Deanna Kreisel, Univ. of British Columbia
4. “Individuality, Exemplarity, Imposture: George Eliot on the Religious Founder,” Sebastian Lecourt, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD