The 18th/19th Century Colloquium: Kevis Goodman, “ ‘A Multitude of Causes’: Enlightenment Medicine and the Scene of Reading”

Event time: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), 319 See map
63 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Kevis Goodman is an Associate Professor of English at UC Berkeley. She teaches and writes in the fields of later 17th-Century British literature (especially Milton), 18th-Century British Literature (especially after 1740), and Romanticism. Within those historical periods, her interests gravitate toward questions concerning aesthetics and poetics, science and literature, and literary historiography. Her first book was Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism: Poetry and the Mediation of History (Cambridge 2004; paperback edition 2008), and she is currently writing a book entitled Pathologies of Motion: Enlightenment Medicine, Romantic Poetics.

Supported by The Lewis Walpole Library & The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University