Conference Review

‘Found Performance’: Reflections on an undisciplinary symposium exploring aesthetic methodologies in health care and medicine

‘Found Performance’: An undisciplinary symposium exploring aesthetic methodologies in health care and medicine. Studio Theatre, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, June 15th 2018. Report by co-chairs Alex Mermikides and Stuart Wood What happens if we approach sites of medicine or health care as if they are already in performance? Asking Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Opportunities

PhD Positions (5) – Department of Philosophy (CfA, Uppsala University, 8 April 2016)

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. The Department of Philosophy is internationally renowned, and with great diversity within philosophy. The following positions are currently open in the Department of Philosophy: PhD position in Aesthetics PhD position in Philosophy with specialisation in Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Call for Papers

Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives Conference (CfP, University of Warwick, 6-7 May 2016)

Mood – An Interdisciplinary Two-day Conference at the University of Warwick Keynote speakers: Prof Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Comparative Literature, Stanford University) Author of Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature (2012), Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey (2004) and After 1945 – Latency as Origin of the Present (2013). Prof Giovanna Colombetti (Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, Read more…

By mdiclhumanities, ago
Conferences and Symposiums

The Default Mode Network in Aesthetics & Creativity (Neuroscience Symposium, New York City, 6–7 February 2014)

  Thursday–Friday, February 6–7, 2014 The Default Mode Network in Aesthetics and Creativity: Neuroscience Symposium The Italian Academy, Columbia University Free and open to the public. Space is limited; please reserve seats Keynote speech by Marcus Raichle (Washington U. School of Medicine). With Randy Buckner (Harvard), Felicity Callard (Durham U.), Maurizio Corbetta (Washington U. School of Medicine), Rex Jung (U. of New Read more…

By felicitycallard, ago
Seminars and Lectures

The Rage of Caliban: Missing Bodies in Modernist Aesthetics – Michael Davidson (Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities Lecture, 7 November 2013)

Michael Davidson (University of California, San Diego) ‘The Rage of Caliban: Missing Bodies in Modernist Aesthetics’ Thursday 7 November, 5-6pm Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities Basement, School of English, Cavendish Road, University of Leeds. Abstract: Classical aesthetics depends on an ideal of autonomy that removes the body from judgments of Read more…

By medh, ago
Call for Papers

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics (CfP, Conference, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013)

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013 The encounter with the other always means the encounter with the unknown. The unknown can be easily misperceived. Langeveld, 1966 There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection Read more…

By medh, ago
Seminars and Lectures

Wonder, the Rainbow, and the Aesthetics of Rare Experiences (Wonder Reading Group, Second Meeting, 12 October)

After a successful first meeting the Wonder Reading Group is gearing up for meeting 2. This time we explore the aesthetic dimension of wonder as we engage with the first chapter of:Philip Fisher’s Wonder, the Rainbow, and the Aesthetics of Rare Experiences Venue: Chapters Tearooms, 16-17 Elvet Bridge,Durham Date/time: Friday Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities