Science and Literature Reading Group members might be interested in attending some of the HPS department's Evolution Reading Group meetings this term - especially the following seminars on a novel Charles Darwin read whilst an Edinburgh student, and on poetry from Ruth Padel and our very own Kelley Swain:
Horace Smith, Brambletye House:or, Cavaliers and Roundheads, 3 vols, 3rd ed. (London: Colburn, 1826), chapters XI-XIII, pp. 97-128. Available on Google Books.
Kelley Swain, Darwin's Microscope (Flambard Press, 2009), poems 'Fossil Memories', 'Towards Perfection', 'Tectonic Motion', 'Spherical Motion'; Ruth Padel, Darwin: A Life in Poems (Chatto & Windus, 2009), chapter 2, 'Journey'.