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Science and Literature Reading Group

Meetings take place on Monday evenings at Darwin College from 7.30–9pm. All are welcome to join in our wide-ranging and friendly discussions! The group is organised by Melanie Keene and Charissa Varma. For recaps, further readings, news, and other updates, please visit our blog.

Michaelmas Term 2016

This term the Science and Literature Reading Group is on fire. Our four themed sessions will explore flames elemental and personal, spiritual and experimental, spontaneous and accidental. As usual, we will read a diverse range of sources, including ancient philosophy, comic poetry, diary entries, experimental reports, and serialised fiction. This term an additional optional piece of scholarship/commentary has also been suggested on each reading list.

17 October: Cosmic Fire

31 October: Sensitive Fire

14 November: Bodily Fire

28 November: Fighting Fire