04 Nov Keeping Time II
Mario Biagioli (History of Science, Harvard)
Rüdiger Campe (German, Yale)
Thursday, November 4 / 5:00 PM
McCune Conference Room
This second event in the “Keeping Time” series features two talks on the construction of temporal categories in literature and science, from the 17th through the early 19th century. Mario Biagioli’s talk is entitled “The Time of the New: Constructing Scientific Priority from 1600 to 1850.” Baigioli is a historian of science who has written extensively on Galileo and the institutions of scientific authorship. Rüdiger Campe’s talk is entitled “Visualizing the World and Its Time. Some Thoughts on the Reinvention of the Novel in the 18th Century.” His research interests include probability theory, rhetoric, and concepts of advocacy in literature, law, and politics.
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the IHC’s Keeping Time RFG.