History of Science

Published Books (Monograph)

The Letters of Dorothy Moore 1640-1660: The Friendships, Marriage and Intellectual Life of a Seventeenth-Century Woman ed, with introductory essay, pp.1-42 (Ashgate, 2004), pp. 214.

Critiques of Knowing: Situated Textualities in Science, Computing and the Arts (London: Routledge, 1999), pp. 238.

Rhetorical Stance, Allegories of Love and Death (London: MacMillan, 1984), pp. 39.

Edited Books

Women, Science and Medicine, 1500-1700, eds. L. Hunter and S. Hutton (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997), pp. 241.

Performances

‘Can a Man be a Woman? Robert Kroetsch’s The Puppeteer’
1994: Universite de Strasbourg (France), Conference in Honour of Robert Kroetsch.
1995: University of Calgary (Canada), Calgary University Art Gallery; University of Western Ontario, London (Canada), Graduate Studies; University of Leeds (UK), Faculty Research.
1996:University of Toronto (Canada), Faculty Research; University of Huddersfield (UK), Graduate Studies.
1997: University of Leeds (UK), Theatre Workshop Graduate Studies.
2001: Warsaw University (Poland).

‘Trying not to be a Tragic Subject: Work by First Nations Writer Lee Maracle’
1995: Universite de Rennes II (France), Conference Autobiographie/Autobiography
1996: University of Nottingham (UK), Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies (Literature).

‘Cooking the Books: Reading Canadian Women’s Writing’
1996: Oviedo Universidad (Spain), Conference of the European Association for Commonwealth Studies; Calgary University (Canada), Visiting Professor; Trent University, Temagami (Canada), The Idea of North Conference; University of Leeds (UK). Theatre Worshop Graduate Studies.
1997: Beilingries (Germany), Conference of the German Association for Canadian Studies.
2001: Warsaw University (Poland).

‘Bodies in Trouble’
1997: University of Leeds (UK), Conference Women and Texts/ Les Femmes et les Textes.

‘Face-Work: Coming to the End of the Line. A Study in the Poetry of Frank Davey.
1999: University of Leeds (UK), Revisions of Canadian Literature Conference.
2000: University of Leeds (UK), Theatre Workshop Graduate Studies.

‘The Face, the Mask and Classical Tragedy in the Household: The Rhetoric of Masking in Recent Work by Alice Munro.
2003: Université d’Orléans (France) Alice Munro: L’Écriture du Secret; University of Birmingham (UK) American and Canadian Studies special lecture.
2005: University of California Davis, Arts and Humanities faculty presentation.

‘Roget Falls in Love: How Analytical Thought Stops you Thinking (Crossing Margaret Atwood with bpNichol)’
2007: University of Birmingham (UK), Beyond the Book conference.

Essays

‘Women in Science in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries’ in ed. J. Zinsser Men, Women, and the Birthing of Modern Science, (Northern Illinois University Press, 2005), pp. 123-40.

‘Cankers in Romeo and Juliet:; Sixteenth Century Medicine at a Figural/Literal Cusp’, in eds. S. Moss and K. Peterson, Disease, Diagnosis, and Cure on the Early Modern Stage, (Ashgate, 2004), pp. 171-85.

A History of the Book in Britain, (Cambridge University Press, 2002), pp. 514-32.

‘Household Management and Food Texts, 1800-1900’, Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, Volume 4, third edition, ed. J. Shattock, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), col. 2735-2754.

‘Civic Rhetoric, 1560-1640’, Sir Thomas Gresham and Gresham College, ed. Francis Ames-Lewis (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999).

‘Sisters of the Royal Society: The circle of Katherine Jones, Lady Ranelagh’, in eds. L. Hunter and S. Hutton, Women, Science and Medicine 1500-1700 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997), pp. 178-197.

‘Women and Domestic Medicine: Lady Experimenters, 1570-1620’, in eds. L. Hunter and S. Hutton, Women, Science and Medicine 1500-1700 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997), pp. 89-107.

‘Women, Science and Medicine: Introduction’, with S. Hutton, in eds. L. Hunter and S Hutton, Women, Science and Medicine 1500-1700 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997), pp. 1-6.

Articles

‘Science: An epitome of democratic politics’,Technostyle, 16:1 (Winter 2000), pp. 188-195.

Naomi Zack, Bachelors of Science: Seventeenth Century Identity, Philadelphia, 1996; and Linda Lopez McAlister, ed., Hypatia’s Daughters: Fifteen Hundred Years of Women Philosophers, Bloomington, 1996, in Gender and History, 10:2 (August 1998), pp. 322-4.

‘Artificial Intelligence and Representation: Problems of Legitimation’, Artificial Intelligence and Society, 7 (1993), pp. 185-207.

‘Remember Frankenstein: Rhetoric and Artificial Intelligence’, Rhetorica, IX:4 (Autumn 1991) pp. 35-57.

Collaborations

Hartlib Papers Project, Sheffield University, (1987-1989).

Women in Early Modern Science and Medicine, Lecture Series for Gresham College, (1995-1995).

Radio Performances

‘Science and Women in the Seventeenth’, half hour show, 1998, (Radio4).

Computer and Microfiche Products

The Letters of Dorothy Moore 1640-1660: The Friendships, Marriage and Intellectual Life of a Seventeenth-Century Woman, Arts and Humanities Database Collection (UK).

Organisation of Major Conferences

1995: Seminar series ‘Women and medicine in the sixteenth to seventeenth centuries’, Gresham College, London.

Major Invitations: Externally Funded Keynotes and Plenaries

2000: ‘Mothers of the Royal Society’, keynote to the Metaphysics into Modern Science conference, Cinncinnati University.

1998: ‘Anecdotal Evidence as Scientific Knowledge’, plenary to the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ottawa, Canada.

1995: ‘Domestic Medicine, 1570-1620: Lady experimenters’ and ‘Sisters of the Royal Society: the circle of Katherine Jones, Lady Ranelagh’, Gresham College London.

1992: ‘The Poetics of Daphne Marlatt, Erin Mouré and Gail Scott’, keynote to the Commonwealth Institute Women Writers Conference.

Papers Delivered at Conferences

1976: ‘J. M. Barrie: The Rejection of Fantasy’, to the Spode House Conference on Edwardian Literature.

1976: ‘Form and Energy in the Poetry of Michael Ondaatje’, to the Annual Conference of the British Association of Canadian Studies.

1978: Guest lecturer at Stirling University, speaking on ‘Fantasy and Allegory in Modern Literature.

1980: ‘Political Rhetoric and G. K. ‘s Weekly’, to the Spode House conference on Little Magazines of the 1920’s to 30’s.

1980: ‘Nineteenth Century Cookery Books: Practical Texts and the Education of Women’, to the Symposium on Cookery Books, St Anthony’s College, Oxford.

1981: ‘Stephen Leacock, A Rhetoric of Humour’, to the Conference of the British Association of Canadian Studies, Lincoln College, Oxford.

1981: ‘George Orwell, Experiments in Literary Genre’, to the Humanities Association, Halifax, Canada.

1982:‘A Rhetoric of Literary Criticism’, to the symposium of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Edinburgh.

1982: ‘Negative rhetorical stance in twentieth century politics and literature’, to the Glasgow University Seminar on Literary History and Criticism.

1983: Guest lecturer at Napier College, Edinburgh, speaking on ‘Literary rhetoric of modern science’

1984: ‘Literary Analogies for Science’, to the Glasgow University Seminar on Literary History and Criticism.

1988: (plenary) ‘Remnants of Classical Rhetoric in Modern Science’, to the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Gottingen, Germany.

1989: ‘Nineteenth Century Books on Preservation’, to the Leeds Food History Symposium, University of Leeds.

1989: ‘Science and Rhetoric’ to the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Gottingen, Germany.

1989: ‘Fact, Information, Data, Knowledge’ to the Conference ‘Computers in the Teaching of Language and Literature’ at Sheffield Polytechnic.

1991: ‘Rhetoric and Modern Science’, plenary session debate to the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Baltimore, U.S.A.

1991: ‘Recent Women’s Poetry in Canada: Finding an Audience’, to the Conference ‘Borderblur: Canadian Poetry and Poetics’, at the University of Leeds.

1992: ‘Alternative Publishing in Canada’, to the Joint British and German Canadian Studies Association Biennial Meeting, University of Leeds.

1998: ‘The Problem with the Feminist Studies of Science and its Gesture to the Arts’, History of Philosophy Seminar, University of Leeds.

1999: ‘Civic Rhetoric and Democracy in Early Modern England’, to the Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Amsterdam.

1999: ‘Recognising the end of the Line: Gender, Masculinity and Class in the Poetry of Frank Davey’, to Re-Generations Conference , University of Leeds.

2000: ‘Writing Ethics Codes’, for the Seminar ‘Codes of Ethics for Corporate Social Responsibility’, Gresham College.

2000: ‘The Eye, the Mouth, the Heart as Guarantors of Trust in Macbeth’, to the Shakespeare Association of America, Montreal.

2000: ‘Interdisciplinarity and the University’, to the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, University of Krakow.

2000: ‘Romeo and Juliet: the integrity of the text’, to the De Montfort University conference on ‘Shakespeare and Translation’.

2001: ‘The Friar and the Apothecary: Dealing with Drugs in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet’, at the Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds.

Related Experience

2001: Organised and participated in plenary session on ‘Rhetorical Figures in Science’ to discuss the work of Jeanne Fahnestock, for the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Warsaw.