Wednesday, September 28, 2011


BMS 44, AUTUMN, 2011
Saturday 22 October 2011

Venue: In the Birmingham and Midland Institute [**PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE**] on Saturday 22 October 2011. There will be two sessions, from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Programme: (am) Mandy Green (Durham), ‘Elegia VI and the Epitaphium Damonis, and Elegia I and the Milton-Diodati prose letters’; Ryan Netzley (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale), ‘What Happens in Lycidas?: Novelty, Possibility, and Events’.

(pm) Islam Issa (Birmingham), ‘Milton and Islam: Paradise Lost in Arabic in Twenty-First-Century Egypt’; a discussion led by Gordon Campbell (Leicester) on ‘Milton and the King James Bible’.

The Birmingham and Midland Institute (BMI) was founded by Act of Parliament in 1854, for ‘the Diffusion and Advancement of Sciences, Literature and Art among all Classes of Persons resident in Birmingham and the Midland Counties’, and continues to pursue these aims. The BMI is located in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre, just a few minutes walk from Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street railway stations:

Birmingham and Midland Institute,

Margaret Street,

Birmingham B3 3BS.

Please follow this link for map of the BMI’s location, and for further information about the BMI and its Library:

Thomas N. Corns and Hugh Adlington, Co-convenors


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