Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Emersivity of Literary Characters (Seminar, Durham, 23 May 2018)

The next Inventions of the Text seminar will take place on Wednesday 23 May, at 17.30 in the Seminar Room of the Department of English Studies (Hallgarth House, 77 Hallgarth Street, Durham DH1 3AY). Dr Marco Bernini (Durham) will be giving a paper titled: Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Emersivity of Literary Characters. Dr Read the full article…

“Ceaseless is Madame’s fight against the ravages of Old Man Time”: Ageing and Agelessness in Interwar Britain (Talk, Durham, 22 May 2018)

Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, James Stark (University of Leeds) will be joining the Postgraduate and ECR Network at Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities, to give a talk on his work for the AHRC-funded Endless Possibilities of Rejuvenation project. Examining how our attitudes towards ageing and rejuvenation changed in the first half of the twentieth Read the full article…

CMH Postgraduate and ECR Network discussion group: Everyday Possibilities (Durham, 14 March 2018)

CMH Seminar Series – Embodied Symptoms | Thinking, Feeling, Imagining | Neurosocial Explorations | Everyday Possibilities The next meeting of the CMH PG and ECR Medical Humanities Network will take as its theme Everyday Possibilities within the medical humanities and related disciplines. The meeting will take place in The Williams Library at St Chad’s College, Durham Read the full article…

From Face/Off to the Face Race: An Emotional History of the Face Transplant (Public Lecture, York, 22 January 2018)

The Centre for Global Health Histories warmly invites you to a public lecture at the University of York on 22 January. Dr Fay Bound Alberti will present a talk entitled ‘From Face/Off to the Face Race: An Emotional History of the Face Transplant’ on Monday 22 January 2018, in The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Read the full article…

University of Exeter Centre for Medical History Seminar Series 2017/18

The Centre for Medical History at the University of Exeter has announced its seminar series for 2017/18. The next seminar will take place on 15th November 2017, from 3-5 pm, when Prof Jennifer Smith-Merry (University of Sydney) and Dr Ana Antic (University of Exeter) will present ‘Global Histories of Mental Health’ (Ibrahim Ahmed Room, Reed Hall, University Read the full article…

“Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine” (Lecture, Leeds, 12 October 2017)

The University of Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities invites you to the Oakley Memorial Lecture in Medicine and the Arts, entitled ‘Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine’. The lecture will be given by Susan Squier (Penn State), with a response by Professor Margit Shildrick (Linköping University). The event will be on Thursday 12 October, from Read the full article…

Augmenting the Body: Work and the Posthuman (Seminar, Leeds, 27 April 2017)

Augmenting the Body is an interdisciplinary medical humanities project based at the University of Leeds, exploring questions of disability, bodily extensions, care and the posthuman. Work and the Posthuman is the fourth seminar to be presented in the Sadler Seminar Series. This series aims to explore the ways cultural and theoretical ideas of embodiment meet the practicalities Read the full article…

Dementia and the Body-Subject: The Margins of Agency in Philosophy and Literature (Public lecture, Newcastle University, 8 March 2017)

Dr Liz Barry (University of Warwick) will be the guest speaker in the School of English at Newcastle University, as part of the Visiting Speaker series. Her lecture will take place on Wednesday 8th March, 5-6:30pm in Room 1.19, Percy Building, Newcastle University, NE1 7RU. Dr Barry’s paper will discuss the way in which phenomenological Read the full article…

“Academic primary health care: an interdisciplinary endeavour” (Public lecture, Stockton-On-Tees, 26 April 2017)

Durham University’s Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing is pleased to announce that this year’s Wolfson Annual Lecture will be given by Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University. Her lecture will review progress in primary health care as an academic discipline from the 1960s to the present day, and Read the full article…

‘The Good Story? Arabella Kurtz in conversation with Angela Woods,’ Palace Green Library, 17 November 2016 from 5:30-7:30pm

‘The Good Story? Arabella Kurtz in conversation with Angela Woods: Exploring a narrative approach to trauma’ Wolfson Gallery, Palace Green Library 17 November 2016, 5:30-7:30 Why do we feel the need to transform our experiences into a more or less coherent story? Is life inherently narrative or is narrative rather a means for exploring, interpreting and understanding Read the full article…