Monday, March 18, 2013
Philips Wing in Magill Library
The question of Who killed Sarah Stout? continues to generate much speculation. Some judgments have been made, but the jury is still out. Come hear a panel of experts discuss notions of judgment in the 17th century:
How did the culture surrounding orality and print mediate public opinion?
What counted as evidence?
You just might change your verdict.
Paula McDowell, associate professor of English at New York University
Elliott Visconsi, associate professor of English and concurrently associate professor of law at the University of Notre Dame
Farid Azfar (Commentator), assistant professor of history at Swarthmore College
Free and open to the public.