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ASECS 2013, Cleveland

2013 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
Cleveland, 3-6 April 2013

Cleveland RenaissanceThe 2013 ASECS conference takes place in Cleveland, April 3-6, at the Marriott’s Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. This year’s annual HECAA luncheon and business meeting will be held on Friday at The Greenhouse Tavern. In terms of sessions, HECAA will be represented by two panels, just before lunch, chaired by Christopher Johns and Heather McPherson. In addition to these, a selection of sessions are also included below (of the 201 panels scheduled, many others will, of course, interest HECAA members). For the full program, see the ASECS website.

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H E C A A S E S S I O N S

Anne Schroder New Scholar’s Session
Friday, 5 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Van Aken
Chair: Christopher M. S. JOHNS, Vanderbilt University
1. Katherine MCHALE, Independent Scholar, “The Madonnas of Settecento Venice: A Tradition Renewed”
2. Ji YOU, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “Sèvres Porcelain during the French Revolution”
3. Lindsay DUNN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “Constructing an Imperial Identity: Marie-Louise, House of Habsburg-Lorraine and Dynastic Capital”
4. Karissa BUSHMAN, Augustana College, “Memorializing Fear and Abuse: Goya’s Depiction of the Inquisition in Los Caprichos

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Interiors as Space and Image
Friday, 5 April 2013, 11:30-1:00, Halle
Chair: Heather MCPHERSON, University of Alabama, Birmingham
1. Elizabeth F. JUDGE, University of Ottawa, “Eighteenth-Century Court Interiors and the Architecture of Credibility”
2. Edward HOULE, McGill University, “Discriminating Dining: Louis XV’s Salles à manger at Versailles”
3. Sally GRANT, University of Sydney, “Questioning Interiority/Exteriority in the Decorative Design of Giandomenico Tiepolo’s ‘Room of the Carnival Scenes’ at the Villa Valmarana ‘ai Nani’”
4. Esther GABEL, University of Cambridge, “The Portego: Spaces of Presentation and Performance in Eighteenth-Century Venice”

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O T H E R S E S S I O N S R E L A T E D T O T H E V I S U A L A R T S

T H U R S D A Y , 4 A P R I L 2 0 1 3

Eighteenth-Century Art on Display
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Superior
Chairs: Andria DERSTINE, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College and Jon L. SEYDL, Cleveland Museum of Art
1. Tara ZANARDI, Hunter College, “Global Exchange, Tropical Display, and the Aranjuez Gabinete de Porcelana as ‘Wunderkammer’”
2. Ryan WHYTE, OCAD University, “Pocket Museums: The Display of Art in Women’s Almanacs During the First French Empire”
3. Heidi STROBEL, University of Evansville, “Mary Linwood, Thomas Gainsborough and the Art of Installation”
4. Aimee MARCEREAU DEGALAN, Dayton Art Institute, “Placing the Portrait Miniature in Context: Contemporary Issues of Display”

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Joint Tenant of the Shade: Environmentalism and Animal Welfare
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Brush
Chair: Katherine M. QUINSEY, University of Windsor
1. Ann HUSE, John Jay College, City University of New York, “Edmund Waller and the Whales: Heroic Animals in Heroic Poetry”
2. James P. CARSON, Kenyon College, “The Great Chain of Being as an Ecological Idea”
3. Denys VAN RENEN, University of Nebraska-Kearney, “‘Sick Nature Blasting’: The Ecological Limits of British Colonialism and the Aestheticization of Scotland in The Seasons”
4. Sarah R. COHEN, State University of New York, Albany, “Animal Subjectivity in Art and Philosophy”

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The Augustan Blake
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Halle
Chair: Jason KIRKMEYER, University of Wyoming
1. Mark CROSBY, Kansas State University, “A Gothic Education: William Blake’s Apprenticeship and the Formation of National Identity in Eighteenth-Century Britain”
2. Thora BRYLOWE, University of Pittsburgh, “Of Gothic Architects and Grecian Rods: William Blake, Antiquarianism, and the History of Art”
3. Philip SMALLWOOD, Birmingham City University, “Tension, Contraries, and Blake’s Augustan Values”

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Worlding the Eighteenth Century (Roundtable)
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Wade
Chair: David PORTER, University of Michigan
1. Margaret A. DOODY, University of Notre Dame
2. Felicity NUSSBAUM, University of California, Los Angeles
3. Lynn FESTA, Rutgers University
4. Ashley COHEN, University of Pennsylvania
5. Robert MANKIN, University of Paris-Diderot

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Eighteenth-Century Poetry and Visual Culture — I
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Superior
Chair: Margaret KOEHLER, Otterbein University
1. Sandro JUNG, Ghent University “Illustrating Edward Young’s Night Thoughts
2. Kwinten VAN DE WALLE, Ghent University, “Illustrative Modes in Eighteenth-Century Editions of The Seasons
3. William DEGREGORIO, Bard Graduate Center, “Spreading the Word: Poetry, Fans, and Textuality in Eighteenth-Century England”
4. Katie LANNING, University of Wisconsin, Madison, “‘Metrical Illustration’ and Visual Primacy in Doctor Syntax”

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Constructing, Imagining and Theorizing Landscapes
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Owens
Chair: Yvonne FUENTES, University of West Georgia
1. Kate MULRY, New York University, “The Imperial Gardens of Charles II”
2. Aaron WITTMAN, University at Albany, State University of New York, “‘To Explore, or to Hide?’: Landscape and Subjectivity in Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly”
3. Heidi E. KRAUS, Hope College, “View from the Luxembourg: David and the French Landscape Tradition”
4. Emily GERHOLD, Henderson State University, “The Beauties of the New Republic in Portrait/Landscape”

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Birding the Eighteenth Century: The Role of Birds in Eighteenth-Century Literature, Culture, and Society — I
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, George Bush
Chair: Brycchan CAREY, Kingston University, London
1. Nicholas JUNKERMAN, University of California, Berkeley, “‘The Incomparable Curiosity of Every Feather’ or, Cotton Mather’s Birds
2. Anne MILNE, University of Toronto Scarborough, “Placing Birds in Place: Reading Habitat in Thomas Bewick’s History of British Birds
3. Jolene ZIGAROVICH, Claremont Graduate University, “Suffocating Cockatoos and Hibernating Swallows”

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Birding the Eighteenth Century: The Role of Birds in Eighteenth-Century Literature, Culture, and Society – II
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 11:30-1:00, George Bush
Chair: Sayre GREENFIELD, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
1. Rachel SWINKIN, University of California, Davis, “Rational Parrots and Sentimental Starlings: Mimic Birds and the Construction of Human Identity in Eighteenth-Century Thought”
2. Dan WALKER, Princeton University, “Fragile Flights of Fancy: Anna Letitia Barbauld’s ‘Birds and Insects’ and Politics of Uncertainty”
3. Servanne WOODWARD, University of Western Ontario, “‘The Bird Organ by Chardin:’ A Purposeful Absorption”

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Absorption and the Arts: Assessing Michael Fried’s Legacy
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 11:30-1:00, Blossom
Chair: Hector REYES, University of California, Los Angeles
1. Suzanne R. PUCCI, University of Kentucky, “Spectators and the Tableaux of Intimacy in Eighteenth-Century France”
2. Saul ANTON, The New School, “Fictions of Beholding and Spectatorship: Fried, Diderot, Rancière”
3. Michael Thomas TAYLOR, Reed College, “Socrates’ Death and the End of Absorption: Diderot and Fried”

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Trust and Credit in the Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American World
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 11:30-1:00, Wade
Chair: Nina DUBIN, University of Illinois at Chicago
1. David DIAMOND, University of Chicago, “Character and the Credit Revolution: Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko
2. Nick VALVO, University of California, Davis “Against Trust: Reading Eighteenth-Century Credit Discourses Against the Grain”
3. Virginia PRICE, Historic American Buildings Survey, “Bankrupting Credit: Liens and Litigation Come to Judge Virginia’s Gentry”

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Spreading the Word: Printers and Publishers
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 2:30-4:00, Superior
(Mid-Western American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
Chair: Susan SPENCER, University of Central Oklahoma
1. Winifred ERNST, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “William III as Successful Publisher”
2. Susanne ANDERSON-RIEDEL, University of New Mexico, “Spreading the Image: Print Publishing and the Search for a National, German Aesthetic in the Eighteenth Century”
3. Jacob HEIL, Texas A&M University Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture, “Revealing Printers’ Networks: Mapping the Spread of Words through the Early Modern OCR Project”
4. Kevin Joel BERLAND, Pennsylvania State University, Shenango, “The Rattlesnakes of London”

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The Eighteenth Century on Film
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 2:30-4:00, Humphrey
(Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
Chair: John H. O’NEILL, Hamilton College
1. Daniel BREWER, University of Minnesota, “Screening the Anachronic Sade”
2. Ellen MOODY, Independent Scholar, “I Have Found It: Sense and Sensibility in the Diaspora, 2000”
3. Moti Gharib SHOJANIA, University of Manitoba, “Kubrick and Kant: Re-Framing Enlightenment in Barry Lyndon

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Innovative Course Design
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 4:15-5:45, Van Aken
Chair: Susan S. LANSER, Brandeis University
1. Marvin LANSVERK, Montana State University, “Storytelling the Eighteenth Century: Novelists, Narratives, and the Rise of the Novel”
2. Fiona RITCHIE AND Thomas FISH, McGill University, “Popular Entertainment in the Long Eighteenth Century”
3. Gillian PAKU, State University of New York, Geneseo, “Authorial Identity: What’s in a Name”

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Women Outside the Blue Stocking Circle – II
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 4:15-5:45, Gold Room
(Women’s Caucus Scholarly Panel)
Chair: Margaret K. POWELL, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
1. Eve Tavor BANNET, Oklahoma University, “‘Wretched Uniques:’ Women’s Genteel Beggary in Mrs. Bennett and Her Contemporaries”
2. Arlene LEIS, University of York, “Intellectual Collecting and Sociable Display: The Scientific Networking of Lady Dorothea and Sarah Sophia Banks”
3. Cynthia ROMAN, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, “Hannah Humphrey, Print Seller”
4. Mark TOWSEY, University of Liverpool, “‘Observe Her Heedfully:’ Family, Friendship, and a Lady’s Life of Reading”

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Boundaries, Borderlands, and Frontiers in Central and East Central Europe
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 4:15-5:45, Halle
Chair: Michael YONAN, University of Missouri
1. Rita KRUEGER, Temple University, “The Here, the Abroad, and the Culture of Belonging: Habsburg Noblewomen in the Borderlands”
2. Carolyn GUILE, Colgate University, “101 Sarmatians: Arts and Architecture in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth”
3. Timothy OLIN, Purdue University, “Settler-Colonialism, Modernization, and the Balkans: Germans in the Banat”

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Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 4:15-5:45, Brush
(Italian Studies Caucus)
Chair: Francesca SAVOIA, University of Pittsburgh
1. Carole PAUL, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Roman Antiquities and British Imagination”
2. T. Barton THURBER, Princeton University Art Museum, “Lasting Impressions: Giovanni Battista Piranesi and British Artists in Italy”
3. David KENNERLEY, Worcester College, University of Oxford, “Italian Prima Donnas and British Female Singers Compared in the Press, c. 1770–1840”
4. Jamie SMITH, Carnegie Mellon University, “Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Masks of Venice”

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Members’ Reception — The Cleveland Museum of Art
Thursday, 4 April 2013, 6:00-7:30
Shuttle Buses will be provided on a continuous loop beginning at 5:30; last bus departs the museum at 8:00.

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F R I D A Y , 5 A P R I L 2 0 1 3

Theory of Fashion
Friday, 5 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Humphrey
Chair: Timothy CAMPBELL, University of Chicago
1. Lauren GILLINGHAM, University of Ottawa, “‘Goddess of Change’: Fashion, Fantasy, and Social Renewal in the Late Eighteenth Century”
2. Amelia RAUSER, Franklin & Marshall College, “Pregnant or Statuesque?: Theories of the Pad Fad of 1793”
3. Carolyn Anne DAY, Furman University, “The Flowering of Consumptive Chic: The Fashion for Tuberculosis in England, 1780–1820”
4. Erin MACKIE, Syracuse University, “The Foppish Detective: Bulwer’s Pelham and Forensic Fashion”

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What’s Fame Got to Do with It?: Celebrity Studies and the Eighteenth Century (Roundtable)
Friday, 5 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, George Bush
Chair: Laura ENGEL, Duquesne University
1. Elaine MCGIRR, Royal Holloway, University of London
2. Nora NACHUMI, Yeshiva University
3. Jade HIGA, Duquesne University
4. Heather MCPHERSON, University of Alabama at Birmingham
5. David A. BREWER, The Ohio State University

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Queer Sociability: Communities, Clubs, Counterpublics
Friday, 5 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Halle
(Gay and Lesbian Caucus)
Chair: Jason FARR, University of California, San Diego
1. Paul KELLEHER, Emory University, “The Pretty Gentleman: or, The Queer Counterpublic Vindicated”
2. Caroline GONDA, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge University, “Sapphic Performance and Polite Society: the Queer Sociability of Anne Damer and Anne Lister”
3. Greta LAFLEUR, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, “‘This Foolery From Woman to Woman’: Queer Sociability and Non-Amatory Sex in Cleland’s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748)”
4. Barrett KALTER, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, “The Queer Times of the Antiquary”

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Presidential Address, Awards, and ASECS Business Meeting
Friday, 5 April 2013, 2:30-4:00
Julie HAYES, University of Massachusetts Amherst “Philosophical about Marriage: Women Writers and the Moralist Tradition”

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S A T U R D A Y , 6 A P R I L 2 0 1 3

The Impact and Distribution of Paper Money
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Brush
Chair: Amanda LAHIKAINEN, Aquinas College
1. Nina DUBIN, University of Illinois, Chicago, “Love, Trust, Risk: Epistolary Pictures in ‘The Papered Century’”
2. Shane HERRON, Furman University, “Smith’s Critique of Innovation”
3. Reginald MCGINNIS, University of Arizona, “Paper, Fiction, Credit: Jean-Michel Rey’s ‘The Age of Credit’”
4. Aida RAMOS, University of Dallas, “‘Beggarly Bankers’ and ‘Ticklish’ Banks: Eighteenth-Century Scottish Political Economy on the Value, Issuance, and Regulation of Paper Money”

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Collectors and Collecting
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 8:00-9:30, Hopkins
Chair: Wendy Wassyng ROWORTH, University of Rhode Island
1. Lauren Kellogg DISALVO, University of Missouri, Columbia, “The Allure of the Antique: Plaster Cameo Gems in the Late Eighteenth Century”
2. Paula RADISICH, Whittier College, “Superfluous Articles”
3. Ellen PROKOP, The Frick Collection and Art Reference Library, “Collecting Spanish Art Across Eighteenth Century Europe”
4. Crystal B. LAKE, Wright State University, “‘May Chance to Spring Up Armed Men:’ Books and Objects of War in the Long Eighteenth Century”

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Sacred Spaces and Spirituality
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Superior
Chair: William STARGARD, Pine Manor College
1. Robin L. THOMAS, The Pennsylvania State University, “The Bourbon Redecoration of Santa Chiara in Naples”
2. Maria Clara PAULINO, Winthrop University, “Magnificent Buildings of Blood and Tears: Glimpses of Portuguese Religious Architecture and Spiritual Practices in Northern European Travel Accounts (1750s–1830s)”
3. Andrea J. SMIDT, Geneva College, “Sacred Shrines and Profane Parishes: Diverging Conceptions of Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Barcelona”
4. Donovan E. TANN, Temple University, “Space, Faith, and Reason: Imagined Religious Retreat in Mary Astell’s Serious Proposal to the Ladies, Parts I & II

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Visual Animal Politics
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 2:00-3:30, Willey
Chair: Sarah R. COHEN, University at Albany, State University of New York
1. Matthew C. JONES, University of Connecticut, Storrs, “Imperial Resonations of Wolf Imagery in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century English Literature”
2. Sarah S. JONES, University of Missouri, “Count von Brühl’s Schwanenservice and the Visual Expression of Political Power in Eighteenth-Century Dresden”
3. Katrina S. LONDON, Bard Graduate Center ,“From Prestige to Parody: Images of Animality in the Ancien Régime”
4. Bradford K. MUDGE, University of Colorado, “Animal Others in Rowlandson and Gillray”

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Chinoiserie Redux: Rethinking Theories and Methods for the Study of Globalization
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 2:00-3:30, Halle
Chairs: Jenny PURTLE, University of Toronto, AND Ryan WHYTE, OCAD University
1. Florian KNOTHE, Laval University, “Chinoiserie in Europe’s South: Local Tastes Versus Oriental Exotica”
2. Kristina KLEUTGHEN, Washington University in St. Louis, “‘Europeanoiserie’: Depicting and Signifying the ‘West’ in Chinese Art”
3. Ellen HUANG, University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim, “China for China: Jingdezhen Porcelain and the Materials of Chinoiserie”
4. Stacey SLOBODA, Southern Illinois University, “Reassessing Chinoiserie: Commerce and Critical Ornament”

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Asian Encounters
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 3:45-5:15, Hopkins
Chair: Kristel SMENTEK, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. Hayoung Heidi LEE, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, “Chinoiserie Beyond the Score: Gluck’s Le Cinesi
2. Craig HANSON, Calvin College, “Accounting for the European Tent-Theory of Chinese Architectural Origins”
3. Greg CLINGHAM, Bucknell University, “Cultural Encounters and Narrative Space in George Macartney’s Journal of an Embassy to China
4. Brijraj SINGH, Hostos Community College, City University of New York, “South India and the West in the Eighteenth Century: The Case of Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg”

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Eighteenth-Century Science and Art
Saturday, 6 April 2013, 3:45-5:15, Wade
Chair: Pam LIESKE, Kent State University, Trumbull
1. Liza OLIVER, Northwestern University, “South Asian Painting Traditions and the Making of ‘European’ Natural History in Eighteenth-Century French India”
2. Elizabeth ATHENS, Yale University, “‘Productions of the Surface’: William Bartram and Sensible Nature”
3. Anne Betty WEINSHENKER, Montclair State University, “McSwiny’s Projects: Painted and Engraved Celebrations of Science”
4. Peter HALLBERG, Malmö University, Sweden, “Visualizing Human Diversity: J.G. Herder’s Idea of Philosophical Ethnographic Art”

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