Performing Science: Dialogues Across Cultures (Conference, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, 23– 25 April 2014)

Performing Science: Dialogues Across Cultures Conference, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, 23rd April – 25th April 2014 The Science and Performance conference aims to bring together artists and practitioners, producers and funders, as well as academic scholars from humanistic and scientific disciplines to examine ideas and practices – past, present, and Read more…

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement (CfP, Conference, Oxford, 29-31 July 2014)

Testimony Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Tuesday 29th July  – Thursday 31st July 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford   This inaugural conference aims to examine the evolving genres and emerging contexts of testimonial production Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Broadly understood, testimony is an autobiographical narrative that presents evidence of first-person Read more…

Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832 (CfP, Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Newcastle)

Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832 An International Interdisciplinary Conference Newcastle and Northumbria Universities 3rd – 5th July 2014 Between 1660 and 1832 books such as Cheyne’s English Malady and Adair’s Essays on Fashionable Diseases created a substantial debate on the relationship between fashion and sickness, linking melancholy, Read more…

Feminism, Materialism, Critical Theory: A Symposium in Honour of Gillian Howie (1965–2013) (Conference, Liverpool, 16 December 2013)

As many of you know, Prof Gill Howie was, right up until the moment of her untimely and deeply mourned death earlier this year, an inspirational contributor to the medical humanities, philosophy, feminist theory, and many other fields. Please find below details of a symposium to celebrate her work. Feminism, Materialism, Read more…