CANCELLED - Galileo Galilei: An Introduction to his Writings (Virtual)

Thursday, July 28, 2022-Thursday, August 18, 2022

6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Four Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Seminar Description
In this course we will cover the life and works of Galileo, motivating participants to do archival research at the Newberry Library. The idea is to familiarize participants with the figure of Galileo in the context of the Copernican Revolution. During each class we will explore a relevant piece of writing by Galileo, in an accessible way, reading and commenting on some of the most famous passages.

Four sessions. $195/$175.

Led by Daniele Macuglia.


Daniele Macuglia received his Ph.D. in the history of science from the University of Chicago. He is currently an assistant professor of history of science at Peking University.

Registration Fees

Registration is $195

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and Associate members (at the Author level and above) of the Newberry.

Contact Us
The Adult Education Seminars Program team is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. To reach the seminars program, email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.