University of Reading Modern Studies Seminars on literature and science

The next two research seminars in the Modern Studies (1800-present) series in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Reading are both on literature and science:

Researching Literature and Science: A Roundtable

Professor Nick Battey (Head of Environmental Biology, University of Reading), Dr John Holmes, Dr Andrew Mangham, Dr Ulrika Maude, and Dr Stephen Thomson (English Literature, University of Reading)

Monday 5th December, 6 p.m., Humanities and Social Sciences building G74

No There There: The Infinitesimal Sublime in Victorian Poetry and Physics

Professor Herbert Tucker (John C. Coleman Professor of Nineteenth-Century British Literature, University of Virginia)

Wednesday 14th December, 5 p.m. Humanities and Social Sciences building 125

All welcome. Please email John Holmes ( for further details.