Joanna Picciotto

Joanna Picciotto, University of California, Berkeley

Joanna Picciotto, University of California, Berkeley

Poetry, Theodicy, and the Work of Natural History
Saturday, May 18, 2013

12 pm

Towner Fellows Lounge

Joanna Picciotto, University of California, Berkeley
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Milton Seminar

This talk will explore connections between Milton’s project in Paradise Lost and the efforts of seventeenth-century Baconians to erect a theodicy on the grounds of nature alone.

Coffee and refreshments will be served before the seminar.

Learn more about our speaker: Joanna Picciotto, University of California, Berkeley

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Sponsored by DePaul University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Newberry’s Milton Seminar is directed by Christopher Kendrick, Loyola University Chicago; David A. Loewenstein, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Paula McQuade of DePaul University; and Regina Schwartz, Northwestern University.

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Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

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