Abstracts are invited for a proposed panel on Scientists as Readers of Literature for the ‘Evidence of Reading, Reading the Evidence’ conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, 21-23 July 2008. Papers may discuss the literary reading of scientists, natural philosophers or natural historians of any period. Please send 400-word abstracts and a brief biography to Alice Jenkins, [email protected], by 20 January 2008. Any queries may also be addressed to Alice Jenkins at the above email address.

Dr Alice Jenkins Senior Lecturer Department of English Literature University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ 0141 330 5296/5699