Jonathan M. Metzl – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ (Lecture, Durham University, 4th April 2014)

Professor Jonathan M. Metzl, Director of the Centre for Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ A public lecture presented by the Centre for Medical Humanities to be held at Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University: Friday 4th Read more…

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia – Jonathan Metzl (Public Lecture, 4 April 2014, Durham University)

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Professor Jonathan Metzl 5.30pm Friday 4 April 2014 Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University Abstract: Misperceptions that persons with schizophrenia are violent or dangerous lie at the heart of stigmatizations of the disease.  My talk tells the story Read more…

The Power of Hesitation: Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, and seeing differently – Prof Alia Al-Saji (IAS Public Lecture, Durham, 25 October 2012)

The Power of Hesitation: Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, and seeing differently Professor Alia Al-Saji McGill University, Canada 25 October 2012, 5.30—6.30pm Pemberton Building, Palace Green, Durham University Abstract:  This paper asks how perception becomes racializing and seeks the means for its critical interruption. Professor Al-Saji’s aim is twofold: first, to understand the Read more…