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Milton in Intellectual and Cultural History

The symposium will be launched on Thursday 14 August at 6.00 pm, with a public lecture by Stephen Fallon entitled "Why Milton Is Not a Religious Writer" (more details here). There will also be a day of public readings from Milton's works on Sunday 17 August (more details here). The symposium will take place over two days at Duchesne College in the University of Queensland. The program for the symposium is as follows:

Friday 15 August 2008 

 8.50

      Welcome

 

 9.00

 Conal Condren

 “Milton and the Rhetorics of Tyranny"

 9.40

 Justin Clemens

 “Galileo's Spots: The Telescope in Paradise Lost"

 10.20

      Morning Tea

 10.40

 Beverley Sherry

 “Milton's Animist Materialism and the Body of Paradise Lost

 11.20

 John Hale

 "Milton's Colour-Sense"

 12.00

      Lunch

 

 1.00

 Ron Bedford

 “Milton and the Fit Reader”

 1.40

 Simon During

 “Miltonic Fictions: Eighteenth-Century Milton and the Invention of Modern Culture”

 2.20

      Afternoon Tea

 

 2.40

 Marion Campbell

 Title to be announced

 3.20

      Finish

 



Saturday 16 August 2008

 9.00

 Stephen Fallon

 “'Inspired with Contradiction': Milton's Conflicting Certainties"

 9.40

 Juliet Lucy

 'Th' Omnific Word': The Logos in Paradise Lost

 10.20

      Morning Tea


 10.40

 David Jones

 “Dissolving Allegiance to the Acknowledged Power Supreme: Milton, Casuistry and the Commonwealth”

 11.20

 Timothy Wong

 "Milton's Concept of History and Progress"

 12.00

      Lunch

 

 1.00

 William Walker

 Antimonarchism, Antiformalism and Republicanism in Milton's 'Regicide Tracts'

 1.40

 Benjamin Myers

 “The Invention of Reason: Milton and the Theology of Secular Politics"

 2.20

      Afternoon Tea

 

 2.40

 Diane McColley

 "Just Concent: The Politics and Poetics of Music"

 3.20

      Finish

 


A full list of abstracts can be found here.

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