Newton:Milton, Two Cultures? is co-hosted by the Newton Project, the Centre for Early Modern Studies, the Sussex Centre for Intellectual History, and the School of Humanities at the University of Sussex. The international conference aims to bring together experts in the fields of English Literature, History of Science and general History to consider a number of questions relating to the work and careers of Isaac Newton and John Milton.
The conference will represent a unique opportunity for specialists in the work and careers of these extraordinary figures to meet and to learn from each other. Participants are particularly encouraged to seek connections between the writing and thought of Newton and Milton, although we are also interested in receiving proposals for papers that offer relevant material relating to social, political, theological and intellectual contexts in relation to either figure.
The conference opens with a lecture by Professor Barbara K. Lewalski, titled Milton, Galileo and the Opening to Science. This lecture starts at 17.30 followed by a reception starting at 19.00 with drinks and cocktail finger buffet.
Deadline for registration July 12.
University of Sussex
Conference Centre - Bramber House
Wednesday 22 - Friday 24 July 2009
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