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Historians Craft Conference: Writing Science and Biography with Edgar Allen Poe

Wednesday, March 10 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The York University Graduate History Student Association (GHSA) invites you to our Historian’s Craft conferences 2020-2021. This Wednesday, March 10th at 2 PM EST, our Guest Speaker is Professor John  Tresch, professor of history of art, science and folk practice at the Warburg Institute, University of London.

The zoom link is:

In his talk, Dr. Tresch will discuss Edgar Alan Poe as a science writer, along with reflections on the challenges of writing history (and the history of science) through biography.

Professor Tresch previously taught for over a decade in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania in History and Sociology of Science. Dr. Tresch is the author of The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon and editor of the History of Anthropology Review (histanthro.org).


Below you find a list of our coming speakers.


*March 17th: Michael Egan (4 PM)- Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94545618599 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94545618599>*

*March 23rd: Edward Jones-Imhotep (2 PM)- Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/91984674301 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/91984674301>*

*March 26th: Catherine Ellis (2 PM)- Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/91259466134 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/91259466134>*

*March 29th: Carlo Ginzburg (10 AM)- Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94636074084 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/94636074084>*

*April 19th: Stephen Greenblatt (3 PM)  – Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/99089470271 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/99089470271>*

May 6th: Lynn Hunt (2 PM) – Zoom: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/93046894408

*May 13th: JoanScott (2 PM)- Zoom: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/95431442376

*May 17th: James Cullingham (2 PM) – Zoom:
https://yorku.zoom.us/j/92468728314 <https://yorku.zoom.us/j/92468728314>*


Wednesday, March 10
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Category:


York University Graduate History Student Association (GHSA)


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