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LLC38: Aestheticism & Decadence


This group is dedicated to the study of "Aestheticism & Decadence," a set of closely related ideas that became prominent in the last two decades of the nineteenth century in Europe, America, but that also extends across history and across the globe.

Open to New People

Active since: 2022

  • Cornell University
  • Le Moyne College
  • Skidmore College

Collaborative Goals

Our primary goal is to form a vibrant community of working scholars to discuss exciting new scholarship in the field though discussion groups, lectures, seminars, and conferences and to forge interesting new connection across disciplines.

Group Organizers

Barbara Black

Professor, English, Skidmore College

Ellis Hanson

Professor, Literatures in English, Cornell University

Michael F. Davis

Professor of English, Le Moyne College


Conference Planning

May 7, 2024, 5 p.m.

Conference Planning

March 22, 2024, noon

Kevin Ohi: Substance of the Flesh

Nov. 10, 2023, noon