Tag Archives: bodies

Space and Place in the Health Humanities, plus a Masterclass on the Geography of a Dance Intervention – Prof Sarah Atkinson (Seminar, Edinburgh, 23 Jan 2014)

The sixth Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass will be on Thursday 23 January 2014. Prof Sarah Atkinson, Deptartment of Geography, Durham University. Co-Director of Belief, Understanding and Wellbeing, Wolfson Research Institute, and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Public Seminar: Space and … Continue reading

Posted in Arts in Health, Seminar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Before and Since (the Wound) – Visualising the Experience of Pain

In painting the image of a child dying of hunger, my aim is not to make a re-presentation of a child dying of hunger, or to elicit or express what it feels like to watch a child dying of hunger. … Continue reading

Posted in Arts in Health, Ideas | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Book Available for Review: ‘The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity’ by Georges Vigarello

We have a new book from Columbia University Press available for review: The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity by Georges Vigarello. The publishers describe the book as follows: “Georges Vigarello maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival (Edinburgh, 22 – 24 Nov 2013)

Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival | Filmhouse, Edinburgh | 22 – 24 Nov 2013 How far can human beings go, when replacing their body parts with that of machines, before they become cyborgs? Will humanity eventually become obsolete? Should individuals download themselves … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notes from Galveston (Week 8): Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas

Week 8! Week 7 disappeared in a visit from a friend, complete with car, and an amazing (for an artist with a passion for the human form) voyage into the world of the University of Texas Medical Branch Anatomy Department! … Continue reading

Posted in Arts in Health, Research Collaborations, Travelogue | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading (CfP, Conference, London, 27-28 June 2014)

Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading 27-28 June 2014 Wellcome Collection, London Closing date for submissions: 1 February 2014 Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading is a two-day conference focusing on the relationship among visual disabilities, reading formats, and multimodal literacy from … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Re-Configuring the Immune System: Bodies, Words and Worlds (Conference, 14 November 2013, Goldsmiths College)

The second event of the Radical Media Forum – Re-Configuring the Immune System: Bodies, Words and Worlds will take place on Thursday 14th of November, 17:00-21:00, at Goldsmiths, University of London, RHB Cinema. This event attempts to open up new … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment