Quarterly reading group: Archives, Annotations, and the Anthroposcene (5/2/2019)

Please join us for our last reading group meeting of the year. On Thursday, 5/2 at 3:30 pm (Simpson Center, CMU 202), we’ll be talking about two new essays and short related primary texts that follow on the recent Earthly Impressions conference:

  • Andrew Stauffer, “An Image in Lava: Annotation, Sentiment, and the Traces of Nineteenth-Century Reading,” PMLA, Volume 134, No. 1, Jan 2019, pp. 81–98
  • Felicia Hemans, “An Image in Lava”
  • Ann Garascia, “‘Impressions of Plants Themselves’: Materializing Eco-Archival Practices with Anna Atkins’s Photographs of British Algae” Victorian Literature and Culture, Volume 47, No. 2, Spring 2019, pp. 267-303
  • George Eliot, “Recollections of Ilfracombe”

Please email Matt Poland or Eric Morel for copies of the readings.