George Levine, Emeritus Professor of English at Rutgers University, will be coming to speak at Reading next Wednesday (30th April) at 2 p.m. in the Harborne Lecture Theatre on ‘Science and Religion from Herschel to Gould’. Professor Levine is one of the world’s most eminent scholars of the relationship between literature and science. His books include Darwin and the Novelists: Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction (1988), Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England (2002),Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the World (2006), Realism, Ethics and Secularism: Essays on Victorian Literature and Science (2008) and Darwin the Writer (2011), as well as several edited books on science and literature. Please do join us for his rich and stimulating talk.