Sunday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC
Earth: Anthropocene Fantasies
Program arranged by the forum LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. Presiding: Cassandra Laity, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
1. “Modernism’s Vibrant Matter? Environmental Determinism as Nostalgia in Halford Mackinder, Blast, and E. M. Forster,” Rebecca A. Walsh, North Carolina State Univ.
2. “Feminist Geophilia: Modernist Love Poetry’s ‘Rock Roses’ and Darwin’s Beagle Geology,” Cassandra Laity
3. “Nineteenth-Century Geoengineering in John Ruskin and Jules Verne,” Zach Horton, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara