We are delighted to announce that George Levine, Emeritus Professor of English at Rutgers University, will be coming to speak at Reading this Wednesday (30th April) at 2 p.m. in the Harborne Lecture Theatre.
Professor Levine is one of the most eminent scholars of Victorian literature. He was one of the founding editors of the journal Victorian Studies, and he has written several major studies, particularly of the relationship between literature and science. His books include Darwin and the Novelists: Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction (1988), Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England (2002), Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the World (2006), Realism, Ethics and Secularism: Essays on Victorian Literature and Science (2008) and Darwin the Writer (2011), as well as several edited books on science and literature.
Professor Levine is going to be speaking about ‘Science and Religion: From Herschel to Gould’. If you feel like a break from revision, and would like to have this opportunity to hear one of the most respected academics in our field talking on a subject of wide general interest, please do come and join us for his rich and stimulating lecture.