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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.
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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.