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Science and Literature seminars: “True Words and Shams”: Poetry, Satire, and the Language of Science in Punch

This talk will consider the role of poetry in explaining, debating, and critiquing scientific theories and technological inventions in the Victorian periodical press. It will focus particularly on the use of poetry to satirise new scientific jargon, and scientific language more generally, in the pages of the comic periodical Punch. The talk will also consider how the satirical verse of Punch relates to the much wider use of poetry as a means of disseminating and discussing scientific concepts in the Victorian press. More...

Starts: May 12, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Centre for Multidisciplinary & Intercultural Inquiry (CMII)


CMII fosters interdisciplinary, intercultural and international approaches to arts and humanities disciplines at a graduate level. It draws on expertise at UCL from diverse fields, including literature, art, film, history, politics, geography and philosophy, encouraging innovative approaches to the subject areas, whilst also drawing from the extraordinary resources of London.

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UCL has been listed in 8th place in the 2014-2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Arts and Humanities.

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Comparative
Literature

Books

European Culture &
Thought

Europe on a globe

European
Studies

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Film
Studies

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Gender
Studies

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Translation
Studies

Dictionary

New for 2015: African Studies MA/MSc

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