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Upcoming Lecture events

23 Mar March

English & Linguistics Friday Seminar: John Hale - John Dryden and John Milton: Connected, compared, and contrasted

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 4:00pm - Castle D - the seminar room near the Leith, and at the Richardson Building end of the Castle Lecture Theatre complex
Honorary Fellow John K. Hale speaks on the points of contact between John Milton and John Dryden, ranging from their translating work in the same Government office in the 1650s, to Dryden asking Milton for permission to turn 'Paradise Lost' into an opera!

04 Apr April

Planets, life, and meaning in an incredible universe by Jennifer Wiseman

Wednesday, 4 April 2018 at 5:15pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
Dr Wiseman is an astronomer, and a Fellow and former President of the American Scientific Affiliation. Dr Wiseman discovered periodic comet 114P/Wiseman-Skiff while working as a research assistant in 1987. After research fellowships at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Johns Hopkins University, she joined NASA in 2003. She is currently a senior astrophysicist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, where she previously headed the Laboratory for Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics.