Abstracts 2018

Transformative Experience
L.A. Paul, Yale University

Rumination and Moral Time: Forms of Thinking in Critical Times
Amanda Anderson, Brown University

Blackness in Public: Reading and Righting Vulnerability across Generations Geographies, and Genres
Ifeoma Nwankwo, Vanderbilt University

Vulnerability Beyond Resistance
Jason Kerr, BYU

The Values of Imperfection in an Age of Human Optimization
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Aarhus University

Weak Humanities
Christopher Newfield, University of California, Santa Barbara

Archipelagic Theorizing: Iridescence and Vulnerability on Geotemporal Foreshores
Brian Roberts, BYU

Weak Environmentalism: William Blake and Elizabeth Bishop in the Anthropocene
Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

The Vulnerable Image: On the Imago Dei
Kevin Hart, University of Virginia

Poetic Thinking and Epistemic Vulnerabilities
Laurent Dubreuil, Cornell University

Poetic Form and the Phenomenologies of Sympathy
Kimberly Johnson, BYU

“No Word Came:” On Vulnerability and Spiritual Crisis, and Promise, in the Humanities
Matthew Wickman, BYU