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New Meetup: Gillian Beer, "Darwin and the Consciousness of Others" @ Harvard University

From: T.J. M.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 6, 2009 12:35 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Nerd Fun - Boston!

What: Gillian Beer, "Darwin and the Consciousness of Others" @ Harvard University

When: February 23,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Found on Calendar.Boston.Com:
http://calendar.boston.com/cambridge-ma/events/show/85817693-gillian-beer

Humanities Center at Harvard presents Gillian Beer: "Darwin and the Consciousness of Others." Gillian Beer is the author of several books including "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin."

Not listed on the official website of the Humanities Center at http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/conferences/index.shtml yet.

Gillian Beer, according to Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillian_Beer

"Born Gillian Patricia Kempster Thomas, Beer studied English Literature at St Anne's College, Oxford. She was a fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, for 30 years. She was later King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge, and later President of Clare Hall. She served as chair of the judges for the Booker Prize in 1997. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1998.

"Beer's most innovative and important literary criticism lies in the field of Victorian studies. In particular, Darwin's Plots (1983), related the form of Victorian novels to Darwinist thinking. Its significance as a work was confirmed by the publication of second edition by Cambridge University Press in 2000".

Where to meet:
I need to check out where a suitable place to meet would be. T.J. Maher is 5 foot 7, with short brown hair, blue eyes, and will be sporting the latest in fashion, a "Hello, My Name is T.J." nametag, complimenting the red MEETUP sign attached to his black messenger bag.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/NerdFunBoston/calendar/9456547/

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