2020 Program Sessions

496. Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Future of the Profession

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 201

Session Information

Description: Is there a future for eighteenth-century studies? If so, what is it? How does eighteenth-century studies inform the future of literary studies and, more broadly, the future of the humanities? How might eighteenth-century thinking about futurity inform these very questions?


Helen Deutsch, U of California, Los Angeles

Ruth Mack, U at Buffalo, State U of New York

Brad Pasanek, U of Virginia

Sean Silver, Rutgers U, New Brunswick

Cynthia S. Wall, U of Virginia


Jonathan Sachs, Concordia U, Montreal