Tag Archives: body

Pathological Bodies / Science, Medicine & the Arts Research Group (Launches, Exeter, 11 December 2013)

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Launch of “Frissure”: a collaboration between Kathleen Jamie, Brigid Collins and CMH

On 6th August 2013, on a bright, August evening, I took part in the launch of Frissure, a book collaboration between the writer Kathleen Jamie and the artist Brigid Collins.  CMH had been involved from the very early stages in … Continue reading

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Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body (CFP, Conference, Loughborough, 22–23 July 2014)

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body 22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University Plenary speakers: Professor Mary Fissell (Johns Hopkins) and Dr Katharine Hodgkin (University of East London) With public lecture by Alison Weir (evening of 22 July, Martin Hall Theatre): … Continue reading

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Malady & Mortality: Illness, Disease & Death in Literary & Visual Culture (CFP, Conference, Cornwall, 19-20 September 2013)

MALADY AND MORTALITY: ILLNESS, DISEASE AND DEATH IN LITERARY AND VISUAL CULTURE Thursday 19th – Friday 20th September 2013 Falmouth University, Cornwall Conference website Keynote Speakers: Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death & Society, University of Bath Professor Alan Bleakley, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Gothic & Medical Humanities (CFP, Special Issue of Gothic Studies)

The Gothic and Medical Humanities Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gothic Studies  Proposals are invited for a special issue of Gothic Studies exploring intersections between the Gothic and medical humanities. Gothic studies has long grappled with suffering bodies, and … Continue reading

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“Illness – Stories & Experience: Arthur Frank & Havi Carel in Dialogue” (Seminar, London, 6 June 2013)

Illness – Stories and Experience: Arthur Frank and Havi Carel in dialogue Part of Goldsmiths’ Centre of the Body programme of events – ‘Exploring the Body: Interdisciplinarity in Practice’ supported by the Wellcome Trust Arthur Frank has been writing about … Continue reading

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“The Jewish Body”: Sander Gilman & Yulia Egorova in dialogue (London, 16 May 2013)

THE JEWISH BODY Sander Gilman and Yulia Egorova in dialogue Thursday, May 16th 2013, 6.00pm, RHB Small Cinema, Goldsmiths Sander Gilman is a social, cultural and literary historian, specialising amongst many areas in the history of science, psychoanalysis and Jewish Studies. He … Continue reading

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Wasted: Gina Czarnecki art exhibition on ‘discarded’ body parts (Coventry 30 March–9 June 2013)

Wasted: Exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts An exhibition by Gina Czarnecki at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Gallery 4 Wasted is an exhibition of work by Gina Czarnecki exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts.The exhibition also examines their … Continue reading

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New Interdisciplinary Series of History of Health & Medicine Seminars, King’s College London

King’s College London has inaugurated a new seminar series focusing on interdisciplinary investigations of the history of health and medicine. The first series focuses on “The Body”. Speakers in this first series comprise: 1 May Hilary Marland (Warwick): ‘Lay Down Rules and … Continue reading

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