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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Reading and Reception Studies seminars and related events

Spring Term 2014

Please note the change of venue from Senate House to University College London for all Reading and Reception Seminars

Programme

Tuesday 4 February 2014,
5.30-7.30 pm

Reading and Reception Seminar

Dr Ann Lewis (Birkbeck):

‘Intermedial Influence & Reception: Marivaux's 'La Vie de Marianne’

Venue: Room (G24), Ground Floor, Foster Court, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E

Tuesday 25 February, 5.30-7.30 pm

Reading and Reception Seminar

Prof Patrick Pollard (Birkbeck):

‘When Heaven Meets Hell: William Blake and André Gide’

Venue: Room (G24), Ground Floor, Foster Court, University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E

Thursday, 13 March, 5.30-7.30pm

Reading and Reception Seminar

Dr Carolyn Burdett (Birkbeck):

'Shareability and contagion: psychology and aesthetics at the fin de siecle' 

Venue: The Grant Museum of Zoology, 21 University St, London WC1E