Wednesday, April 13 at 6:00, LC 319. The Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium presents: Joanna Picciotto is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century literature. Her primary research interest is the relationship between literature and science. She recently completed a book entitled “Labors of Innocence in Early Modern England” (Harvard University Press, 2010), which explores practical efforts to restore paradise and their afterlife in seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century England. She is currently working on a study of iconoclastic style in seventeenth-century poetry and a longer project on literary Newtonianism.