There are three talks taking place this week on literature and science at Oxford University. Here are the details:
Monday 18th November: Victorian Graduate Seminar (History of Book Room, English Faculty): 17.15 onwards.
Gowan Dawson (Leicester): ‘“Working the Public Up for Science”: Thomas Henry Huxley and the Problems of Popularization.'
Tuesday 19th November: Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD. 17.30-19.00.
David Amigoni (Keele): 'Writing lives, inscribing familial distinction: inheritance, science and culture in life writings by the Darwins, the Huxleys, and the Batesons.'
Friday 22nd November: Literature and Science Seminar (Seminar Room A, English Faculty). 14.00-15.30.
Peter Fifield (St John’s College, Oxford), ‘Imagining Pain: Language and bodily suffering.’