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Professor Graham Hammill to Speak on "From the Law of Nations to Human Society: Natural Right and War in Mary Wroth's Urania.”

On Thursday, 11/14, at 3:30pm, in 1210 McClung Tower, Professor Graham Hammill, a specialist of Early Modern literature and thought at the University of Buffalo, SUNY will give a talk entitled “From the Law of Nations to Human Society: Natural Right and War in Mary Wroth’s Urania.”  Professor Hammill, who serves as Chair of the Department of English at Buffalo, is the author of The Mosaic Constitution: Political Theology and Imagination from Machiavelli to Milton, as well as Sexuality and Form: Caravaggio, Marlowe, and Bacon, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

 On the following day, Friday, 11/15, there will be a lunch seminar to discuss a selection from Professor Hammill’s recent collection Political Theology and Early Modernity, co-edited with Julia Lupton.  Please contact Mary Dzon (mdzon@utk.edu) if you are interested in attending the seminar.

 To help prepare for the visit, Dr. Heather Hirschfeld will circulate the Introduction and a chapter from The Mosaic Constitution for group discussion. Details of time and place are forthcoming. Please contact Dr. Hirschfeld if you wish to attend this group and would like the readings: hhirschf@utk.edu.

 

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