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New Book Available for Review: “What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine” by Danielle Ofri

“Danielle Ofri’s newest book, What Doctors Feel, is a look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that impact patient care.Contemporary media portrayals of doctors focus on the decision-making and medical techniques, reinforcing … Continue reading

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Affect & Inquiry (CFP, Conference, Iowa, 27-29 March 2014)

The University of Iowa’s Obermann Center for Advanced Studies seeks 15-20 minute papers, talks, and performances for its 2014 Humanities Symposium, Affect & Inquiry. The Symposium will take place March 27-29th, 2014 at the University of Iowa and will feature keynotes, talks, … Continue reading

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Bio-Social Methods for a Vitalist Social Science (CFP, Workshop, Birmingham, 16 July 2013)

Workshop: Bio-Social Methods for a Vitalist Social Science University of Birmingham, Tuesday 16th July 2013 You are invited to attend a free workshop hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies and the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University … Continue reading

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“Feeling Space: Towards a History of Emotion, Affect, & Space” (CFP, Conference, Copenhagen, 6–7 December 2013)

Feeling Space: Towards a History of Emotion, Affect, and Space Call for Papers Workshop at the University of Copenhagen, December 6th and 7th 2013 Keynote speakers: Professor Monique Scheer, University of Tübingen and Professor Tim Cresswell from Royal Holloway University of London The spatial dimension of emotions … Continue reading

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Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (CfP, Conference, Berkeley, October 4-5 2013)

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA Co-sponsors: UC Berkeley English Department, UC Berkeley Architecture Department, Townsend Center for the Humanities Co-organizers: Padma Maitland (UCB Architecture, SSEAS); Christopher P. Miller (UCB English); Marta Figlerowicz (Harvard Society of … Continue reading

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And then it hit me in the stomach – on the affective and emotional qualities of neuroscience

Des Fitzgerald writes: “I thought I knew a lot about autism, because I’d read a lot about autism, I’d heard a lot about autism – actually I was utterly unprepared for it […] here was thing I was really passionate … Continue reading

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Actions and Passions – What can Philosophy Tell us About Emotions? (Seminars, Newcastle Philosophical Society, June – July 2013)

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