Seminars and Lectures

The Emergence of Experience Seminar Series: Minds, Beckett, Narratology, Dementia, Medical Humanities (Durham, 11 Nov 2014)

The Emergence of Experience, Seminar Series Institute of Advanced Study University of Durham, 2014-2015 11 November 2014 Institute of Advanced Study, Seminar Room, 16.00-18.00 Marco Bernini:  Submerging minds: features and principles of Beckett’s broken emergencies The recurring dehumanization or degeneration of Beckett’s characters’ mental faculties have largely been analysed as 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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Cognitive Futures in the Humanities (CfP, 2nd International Conference, Durham, 24-26 April 2014)

The 2nd International Conference of Cognitive Futures in the Humanities will take place at Durham University, 24-26 April 2014. Please download the Cognitive Futures 2 CFP. CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS ALAN RICHARDSON (Boston College) PATRICIA WAUGH (Durham University) MARK ROWLANDS (University of Miami) DAVID HERMAN (Durham University) ALAN PALMER (Independent scholar) Read more…

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