Opening Lecture and Reception
On Thursday, August 30, 2012 Curator Hannibal Hamlin presented a thirty-minute lecture on the extraordinary influence of the King James Bible over 400 years.
Hannibal Hamlin, Ph.D., co-curator of Manifold Greatness, is Associate Professor of English at the Ohio State University. He studied English at the University of Toronto and completed his doctorate in Renaissance Studies at Yale University. His scholarly interests include the bible as/and/in literature, metrical psalms, and especially Shakespeare among other topics. His publications include Psalm Culture and Early Modern English Literature (Cambridge, 2004), The Sidney Psalter: Psalms of Philip and Mary Sidney, co-editor (Oxford World Classics, 2009), The King James Bible after 400 Years: Literary, Linguistic and Cultural Influences, co-editor (Cambridge, 2011) along with numerous journal articles, book chapters, and reviews.