Sunday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 10A, ACC
Global Romanticism in Theory and in Practice
A special session. Presiding: Evan M. Gottlieb, Oregon State Univ.
Speakers: Elizabeth A. Bohls, Univ. of Oregon; Manu Chander, Rutgers Univ., Newark; Mary A. Favret, Indiana Univ., Bloomington; Talissa Ford, Temple Univ., Philadelphia; James Mulholland, North Carolina State Univ.; Paul Youngquist, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Panelists assess the state of the emerging field of global Romanticism, considering various frameworks for studying Romantic literature across a range of geographic contexts. How does a global approach challenge traditional ways of understanding Romantic aesthetics and politics? Topics discussed include nationalism and transnationalism, imperialism, travel, slavery, and war.