seminar: ‘Progress and language’

We are delighted to invite you to our next session:

 Monday 4 March 2019

17h00 -19h00, room 2.44, Maison de la Recherche

Scientific progress and literary language

Mireille Ozoux (AMU), “Scientific progress and its impact on linguistic thought and literature: the problematics of figurative speech in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels (1726)”

Claire Preston (Queen Mary university of London) ‘Thomas Browne’s Rhetorical Reclamations’

Discussant: Anne Page

Lived Religion and the mission

On Monday 11 February 2019, we received Gilles Vidal (IPT Montpellier), who spoke about “Missionnaires en Océanie (XIX-XXe s.) : une galerie de portraits à défaut de typologie” and Maud Michaud (Université du Mans) with a talk entitled “Dans l’intimité des familles missionnaires britanniques: la ‘religion vécue’, au prisme des archives manuscrites et photographiques de la Church Missionary Society en Ouganda (1876-1914)”.

You can listen to Gilles’s talk here, and to Maud’s here