The Language of Blindness, Sightedness and the In-between in the History of English – Beatrix Busse (Lecture, Glasgow, 27 March 2014)

The Language of Blindness, Sightedness and the In-between in the History of English Beatrix Busse, Professor of English Linguistics, University of Heidelberg The Third M.L. Samuels Lecture Thursday 27 March 2014, 5.15 p.m. Gannochy Room, Wolfson Medical Building University of Glasgow Abstract: As ‘medical humanities’ has recently emerged as an Read more…

The Mutilated Body: Durham University Medieval & Early Modern Student Association Conference (Register now, Durham, 8–9 July 2013)

The Mutilated Body Medieval and Early Modern Student Association Postgraduate Conference 8-9 July 2013 at St John’s College, Durham University MEMSA is proud to announce its seventh annual postgraduate conference, an event designed to bring together postgraduate and early career researchers in interdisciplinary dialogue. This year’s topic is the Mutilated Read more…

Lynn Bothelo: Keeping Time at Bay: old age, medicine, and money in early modern England (IAS Public Lecture, Durham University, 1 May 2013)

Institute of Advanced Study ‘About Time’ Public Lecture Series Professor Lynn Bothelo, Indiana University of Pennsylvania ‘Keeping Time at Bay: old age, medicine, and money in early modern England’ 1 May 2013, 6.15 – 7.15pm Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre, Durham University Abstract: The desire to live forever has Read more…