- Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Please join us for our end-of-semester symposium on the work of George Eliot.
Everyone is welcome.
Organized by S. Pearl Brilmyer
6:00 - Panel I - Stones, Garments, Scales
Kerry McAuliffe, "The Stones of Prague: The Gothic Nature of Latimer's Vision"
Melanie Abeygunawardana, "Reawakening Vibrations": Receiving/Perceiving Texture in The Lifted Veil"
Aylin Malcolm, "'I Have the Sea to Swim In:' Aquatic Types in Eliot’s Middlemarch and Impressions of Theophrastus Such"
7:00 - Annotating Victorian Literature and Science
Anastasia Klimchynskaya, “Abstraction in Victorian Scientific Thought”
7:30-7:45 - Break
7:45 - 8:45 - Panel II - Skulls, Brains, Eyes
Scott Thompson, “Through spectacles or diligent imagination”: Psychology and Impressions of Theophrastus Such
Zach Fruit, "Senseless Future: Global Silence in Theophrastus Such"
Stephanie Scherer, “Textual Palpation: Reading Novels, Minds, and Skulls”