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Dr Christopher Pittard (University of Portsmouth) gives a paper on ‘V for Ventriloquism: Powers of Vocal Mimicry in Henry Cockton’s Valentine Vox’ as part of the workshop Reading and Replicating Bodies: Mimicry in Medicine and Culture, 1790-1914 at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, funded by the Wellcome Trust, 26th March 2015.

Carolyn Burdett (Birkbeck) gives a paper on ‘Sympathy and Empathy in Vernon Lee’ as part of the workshop Reading and Replicating Bodies: Mimicry in Medicine and Culture, 1790-1914 at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, funded by the Wellcome Trust, 26th March 2015.

Dr Tiziana Morosetti (Oxford) gives a paper on ‘Exotic Bodies on the 19th-century British Stage: Empire in Miniature’ as part of the workshop Reading and Replicating Bodies: Mimicry in Medicine and Culture, 1790-1914 at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, funded by the Wellcome Trust, 26th March 2015.

Part of Dr Louise Lee (Roehampton)’s paper on ‘Re-reading the Scientist as Specimen: Edward Lear, the Fugitive Poets and the Politics of Whimsy’ as part of the workshop Reading and Replicating Bodies: Mimicry in Medicine and Culture, 1790-1914 at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, funded by the Wellcome Trust, 26th March 2015.

Dr Angela Dunstan (Goldsmiths) gives a paper on ‘Reading Sculptural Replication: Authentic Bodies in Victorian Literature’ as part of the workshop Reading and Replicating Bodies: Mimicry in Medicine and Culture, 1790-1914 at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, funded by the Wellcome Trust, 26th March 2015.

Charlotte Sleigh (University of Kent), Literature and Science Talk, ‘Engineering fiction: literature and science in interwar Britain’, University of Oxford, 20/03/2015

Michael Whitworth (University of Oxford), “Science and Poetry in the 1920s and 1930s”, Science and Literature Research Seminar Series, University of Oxford, 14/11/2014

Jay Labinger (California Institute of Technology), ‘Metaphorical Vs Literal Uses of Science: Entropy as Time’s (Double-Headed) Arrow in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia’, Literature and Science Seminar Series, English Faculty, University of Oxford, 20/10/2014.

 

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