To be Held at
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Alexander von Humboldt-Haus
Hüfferstrasse 61
20-22 June 2011

Swiftian Material Culture
at the
Ehrenpreis Centre
Swift Studies
Johannisstrasse 12-20
An Exhibition


MONDAY, 20 June 2011

 Chair  Brean S. HAMMOND, University of Nottingham
 9. 15-9.45 John Irwin FISCHER, Louisiana State University
But Who Shall Arbitrate on Stella’s Hand?
 9.45-10.15 Abigail WILLIAMS, University of Oxford
Stella’s Fictional Afterlives
 10.15-10.45 W. B. CARNOCHAN, Stanford University
Fidus Achates: Swift and Charles Ford
 11.30-12.00 Clive T. PROBYN, Monash University, Victoria
Jonathan Swift in Wales: The Welch Connections
 12.00-12.30 Daniel COOK, University of Bristol
Cadenus and Vanessa: The Conscious Muse
 12.30-13.00 James WARD, University of Ulster, at Coleraine
Pamphlets into Rags: Swift on Paper
 Chair Richard NATE, Katholische Universität, Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
 14.30-15.00 Ian GADD, Bath Spa University
“At four shillings per year, paying one quarter in hand”: Reprinting Swift’s Examiner in Dublin, 1710-11
 15.00-15.30 James E. MAY, Penn State University, Dubois
The Four “1711” 12mos of A Tale of a Tub: Publication, Texts, and Illustrations
 15.30-16.00 J. A. DOWNIE, Goldsmiths’ College, University of London
The Topicality of A Tale of a Tub
 16.30-17.00 Marcus WALSH and Gregory LYNALL, University of Liverpool
“Edifying by the margent”: Echoing Voices in Swift’s Tale
 17.00-17.30 Flavio GREGORI, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia
Iatromechanical Passions: A Contextual Survey of Swift’s Treatment of Man’s Emotions
 17.30-18.00 Tim PARNELL, Goldsmiths’ College, University of London
Laurence Sterne, Author of the Tale?

TUESDAY, 21 June 2011

Chair Elinor Shaffer, University of London
 9. 15-9.45 Michael MCKEON, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Swift’s Debt to Marvell: Parody, Figuration, Sublimation, and Print Culture
 9.45-10.15 Christopher FOX, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Swift and the Passions of Posterity
 10.15-10.45 Ashley MARSHALL, University of Nevada, Reno
“Swift’s rhapsodical Tory-book”: The Aims and Motives of the History of the Four Last Years of the Queen
 11.30-12.00 Heinz-Joachim MÜLLENBROCK, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
William Cobbett’s Political Journalism and Swift’s Rhetorical Heritage
 12.00-12.30 Ian HIGGINS, The Australian National University, Canberra
A Reading of Swift’s Test Act Tracts
 12.30-13.00 Nathalie ZIMPFER, Sorbonne, Paris IV
The Paradoxical Rhetoric of Swift’s Sermons
 Chair Jacqueline HURTLEY, Universitat de Barcelona
 14.30-15.00 Toby BARNARD, University of Oxford
The Intellectual and Literary Ambiences of the Church of Ireland during Swift’s Career as Dean of St Patrick’s
 15.00-15.30 Christopher FAUSKE, Salem State University
An Archbishop, a Dean, God, and the Church of Ireland
 15.30-16.00 David HAYTON, Queen’s University Belfast
Swift, the Church, and the ‘Improvement’ of Ireland
 16.30-17.00 Sabine BALTES, Münster
“To Bring Men from an Anxiety for Trifling Superfluities to the Calm Desire of Bare Necessaries”: The Drapier, his Allies, and Mandeville’s Paradox
 17.00-17.30 Peter SABOR, McGill University, Montréal
“The greatest Master of Humour that ever wrote”: Henry Fielding’s Swift
 17.30-18.00 Howard WEINBROT, The University of Wisconsin, Madison
“=Tis well an old age is out”: Johnson, Swift, and his Generation

 WEDNESDAY, 22 June 2011

 Chair Dirk F. PASSMANN, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
 9. 15-9.45 Barbara M. BENEDICT, Trinity College, Connecticut
Jumbled Meanings: Things and Collections in Gulliver’s Travels
 9.45-10.15 Allan INGRAM, University of Northumbria, Newcastle
Doctor at Sea? Gulliver and Medical Perception
 10.15-10.45 Clement HAWES, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Gulliver Effects: Gulliver’s Travels and the Eighteenth-Century Novel
 11.30-12.00 Ann Cline KELLY, Howard University, Washington, DC
Talking Animals in Book IV: Versions and Subversions of the Fable Genre
 12.00-12.30 Nicholas SEAGER, Keele University
Gulliver Serialized and Continued
 12.30-13.00 Gabriella HARTVIG, University of Pécs, Hungary
Hungarian Swift Scholarship in the Period of Censorship
 Chair Barbara SCHMIDT-HABERKAMP, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn
 14.30-15.00 Hugh ORMSBY-LENNON, Villanova University, Philadelphia
“This Be the Verse”: Swift, Grand Impostor
 15.00-15.30 James WOOLLEY, Lafayette College, Easton
“So, Copyes ran”: Swift’s Most Popular Poems
 15.30-16.00 Andrew CARPENTER, University College, Dublin
The Birds and the Bees: Eco-Poetry in Swift’s Irish Circle
 16.30-17.00 Kirsten JUHAS, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Death Frightened to Death: Swift’s Transformation of the Death-and-the-Maiden Motif
 17.00-17.30 Stephen KARIAN, Marquette University
Who was Swift’s Corinna?
 17.30-18.00 Dirk F. PASSMANN and Hermann J. REAL, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
“The Humble Petition of Frances Harris”: A Case of Sexual Extortion at Dublin Castle?