Friday, May 08, 2009

Thomas Browne Seminar Schedule

The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, University of York will be hosting the 3rd Thomas Browne Seminar on Wednesday 3rd June. All welcome

2.00-3.00 Classical scholarship Iain McClure (Kings College, London): 'Milton's "cany wagons light", automata and the vacuity of invention.' Edward Paleit (Exeter): 'English classical scholarship and the merces literarum: the case of Thomas Farnaby'

3.00-4.00 Seventeenth Century Medical History Simon Howes (Oxford): "By these Means and Helps, the excellent Hippocrates arriv'd at the top of Physick": Thomas Sydenham and the politics of the Observationes Medicae. Mark Jenner (York): 'Country Tastes and a Chinese Touch? Sir John Floyer's Senses'

4.30 Followed by CREMS paper Angus Gowland (University College, London): 'Burton, Browne, and Renaissance dream theory'


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