BMS 46

AUTUMN, 2012

Saturday 20 October 2012

Venue: In the Birmingham and Midland Institute [**PLEASE NOTE**] on Saturday 20 October 2012. There will be two sessions, from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.



James Kelly (Cambridge), ‘Mrs Dalloway’s Party Poopers – A Quarrel on Cue?’;

John Hale (Otago), ‘Questions arising from editing De Doctrina Christiana’.


Bonnie Landor (Oxford), ‘Chastity, Tyranny and the Throne of State: Comus and its Caroline context’;

Noel Sugimura (Georgetown), ‘“Terror be in love / And beauty”: Eve & the Tyranny of Beauty in Paradise Lost’.

The Birmingham and Midland Institute (BMI) was founded by Act of Parliament in 1854, for ‘the Diffusion and Advancement of Sciences, Literature and Art among all Classes of Persons resident in Birmingham and the Midland Counties’, and continues to pursue these aims.  The BMI is located in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre, just a few minutes walk from Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street railway stations:

Birmingham and Midland Institute,

Margaret Street,

Birmingham B3 3BS

Please follow this link for a map of the BMI’s location, and for further information about the BMI and its Library:

For further information about the British Milton Seminar, please contact either:

Professor Thomas N. Corns (, or Dr Hugh Adlington (

Thomas N. Corns and Hugh Adlington (Co-convenors)