Seminars and Lectures

Human – Non-Human Interactions and the Medical Humanities (Durham, Seminar, 4th December 2014)

St Chad’s College Durham University 12pm–2pm The Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University will host another of its ‘Affiliate’s Lunches‘ on Dec 4th, focussing on ‘Human – Non-Human Interactions’. Professor David Herman (Department of English Studies) and Dr Andrew Russell (Department of Anthropology) will offer very different perspectives on Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

“Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations” David Herman (Public Lecture, Durham, 10 November 2014)

Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations David Herman (Durham) 10 November 2014 Room ER140 at 18.00 for 18.15-20.00 The Emergence of Experience, Lecture Series Institute of Advanced Study University of Durham, 2014-2015 Under its profile as an instrument of mind, narrative helps make the flux of experience intelligible and Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

The Experience of Emergence (2014-15 Lectures at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study)

‘The Experience of Emergence’ Workshops and Podium Discussions at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study Lectures take place in Elvet Riverside, Room ER140 at 18.00 for 18.15-20.00 10 November 2014 David Herman (Durham) Metamorphic emergence: narrative modelling of species transformations 15 December 2014 Graham Harman (Cairo) The flat ontology of Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Transspecies Entanglements: Animal Assistants in Narratives about the Intellectually Disabled – David Herman (Seminar, Durham, 10th December 2013)

A seminar presented by the Centre for Medical Humanities to be held at Williams Library, St Chad’s College, 5.15—7pm. After surveying work on the definition, history, possible mechanisms, and relative efficacy of Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT), this presentation discusses how an expanded framework for inquiry — one Read more…

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