Thomas Browne Seminar Schedule

The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, University of York will

be hosting the 3rd Thomas Browne Seminar on Wednesday 3rd June. V/120,


All welcome

2.00-3.00 Classical scholarship

Iain McClure (Kings College, London): ‘Milton’s “cany wagons light”, automata

and the vacuity of invention.’

Edward Paleit (Exeter): ‘English classical scholarship and the merces literarum:

the case of Thomas Farnaby’

3.00-4.00 Seventeenth Century Medical History

Simon Howes (Oxford): “By these Means and Helps, the excellent Hippocrates

arriv’d at the top of Physick”: Thomas Sydenham and the politics of the

Observationes Medicae.

Mark Jenner (York): ‘Country Tastes and a Chinese Touch? Sir John Floyer’s


4.30-5.30 Angus Gowland (University College, London): ‘Burton, Browne, and

Renaissance dream theory’

Contact Kevin Killeen: [email protected]