International Conference on Romanticism
Colorado Springs 2016
Panel: "Dark Mathematics in the Romantic Period: Variations on Infinity"
- Joshua Wilner (City College and The Graduate Center, CUNY), “‘I Cannot Further Explain Myself on This Point’: Maimon’s Obscure Differentials”
- Amy Kahrmann Huseby (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “The Calculus, the Infinitesimal, and the Non-Narratable in Wordsworth’s Prelude”
- Rachel Feder (University of Denver), "Dark Horizons"
- Aaron Ottinger (University of Washington), "Between None and Don Juan," Moderator
Reviewed by Catherine Engh (CUNY-The Graduate Center)
and Jacob Henry Leveton (Northwestern U)
What does it mean to challenge oneself—and the others in one’s field—to be simultaneously out of our depth, but to nonetheless attempt to forge a new synthesis of knowledge? This is what the interdisciplinary turn in romantic studies...more