Thursday, 14 November, 2013
Professor Graham Hammill, a specialist of Early Modern literature and thought, will speak at UTK on November 14. His lecture, which will take place 3:30-5:00 in McClung Tower 1210-11, is 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 November 15 at 12:00 noon, there will be a lunch seminar to discuss a selection from Professor Hammill's recent co-edited collection Political Theology and Early Modernity. The seminar will be held in the seminar room of the Tennessee Humanities Center (Melrose Hall, E102). Professor Hammill's visit is sponsored by the Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies Speakers Series of the Department of English.