Wordsworth-Coleridge Association at MLA

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The Wordsworth-Coleridge Association is sponsoring two sessions at the 2004 meeting of the Modern Language Association in Philadelphia, and a lunch with the generous assistance of Pickering and Chatto Publishers.

Cash bar at 11:30 a.m., banquet at 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28 in Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia. This lunch is open to members and non-members of the Association and the MLA. A vegetarian alternative is available. For reservations, send $25.00 (or $35.00 in Canadian currency), payable to The Wordsworth Circle, by December 10 to Marilyn Gaull, Department of English, New York University, 19 University Place, Room 536, New York, NY 10003. For further information, email: mg49@nyu.edu

Session I: Wednesday, December 29
12:00 noon-1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott.
Presiding: James C. McKusick, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

"Radical Romanticism and the Science of Life," Sharon Ruston,
University of Wales, Bangor

"Dissent and Ontological Space in Literature and Science,"
Stuart Peterfreund, Northeastern University

"Wordsworthian Science in the 1870s," Robert M. Ryan,
Rutgers University, Camden

"Berkeley, Blake, Bohr, and Beyond," Mark Lussier, Arizona State
Session II: Thursday, December 30
1:45-3:00 p.m., 411-412, Philadelphia Marriott
Presiding: Alan Richardson, Boston College

"Romanticism and the Sciences of Perversion," Richard C. Sha,
American University

"The Romantic Cow: Animals as Technology," Ron Broglio,
Georgia Institute of Technology

"Shelley and the Poetics of Glaciers," Eric Glenn Wilson, Wake Forest

Respondent: Marilyn S. Gaull, New York University

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