Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Michaelmas Term 2009 Programme

Michaelmas Term 2009 Programme

Hawkins Room, Fellows' Quad, staircase 3
Merton College

Friday 30 October (3rd week), 2pm
Professor David Amigoni (Keele): ‘Charles Darwin’s centenary and the politics and poetics of parenting: inheritance, variation, and the aesthetic legacy of Samuel Butler’

Friday 27 November (7th week), 2pm
Dr John Holmes (Reading): ‘Darwinism in Victorian Poetry’

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ALSO OF INTEREST: The Drama in Performance seminar, Wednesday 11 November (5th week), 5.15pm, Shackleton Room, Brasenose College: Craig Baxter (playwright), 'Verbatim, Gravity, Evolution, and God: Dramatizing Newton and Darwin in their own words'

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Trinity Term 2009 Programme

Trinity Term 2009 Programme

Breakfast Room, Merton College 

Friday 15 May 2009 (3rd week), 2pm.

Dr Andrew Barry (School of Geography / St Catherine's):

'Art-Science: from public understanding to public experiment'.


Friday 12 June 2009 (7th week), 2pm.

Jean-Fran├žois Peyret (founder and director of the Tf2 theatre company, Paris) will be speaking about Les Variations Darwin.

Peyret's work has included productions such as Les Variations Darwin, Galileo, and Le Cas de Sophie K, all of which involved collaborations with scientists.



Hilary Term 2009 programme

Programme for Hilary Term 2009

Seminars in the Hawkins Room, Merton College

(Fellows Quad 3)


Friday 6 February 2009 (3rd week) at 2 p.m.

Dr Vike Martina Plock (Cardiff)

‘“Alcoh alcoho alcoherently”: Alcoholism and Doubling in Joyce's “Counterparts”’


Friday 6 March 2009 (7th week) at 2 p.m.

Dr. Iwan Morus (Aberystwyth)

 ‘The Matter of Victorian Electricity’