Podcast – Jonathan M. Metzl, ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’

The Centre for Medical Humanities was delighted to host Jonathan Metzl earlier this month for a public lecture entitled, ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’. Jonathan is a wonderful public speaker and he gave us a fascinating introduction to his work on the racial history of psychosis in North America. For Read the full article…

Jonathan M. Metzl – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ (Lecture, Durham University, 4th April 2014)

Professor Jonathan M. Metzl, Director of the Centre for Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ A public lecture presented by the Centre for Medical Humanities to be held at Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University: Friday 4th April 2014 5.30pm Abstract: Misperceptions Read the full article…

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia – Jonathan Metzl (Public Lecture, 4 April 2014, Durham University)

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Professor Jonathan Metzl 5.30pm Friday 4 April 2014 Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University Abstract: Misperceptions that persons with schizophrenia are violent or dangerous lie at the heart of stigmatizations of the disease.  My talk tells the story of how these modern-day American Read the full article…

The Power of Hesitation: Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, and seeing differently – Prof Alia Al-Saji (IAS Public Lecture, Durham, 25 October 2012)

The Power of Hesitation: Bergson, Merleau-Ponty, and seeing differently Professor Alia Al-Saji McGill University, Canada 25 October 2012, 5.30—6.30pm Pemberton Building, Palace Green, Durham University Abstract:  This paper asks how perception becomes racializing and seeks the means for its critical interruption. Professor Al-Saji’s aim is twofold: first, to understand the recalcitrant and limitative temporal structure Read the full article…

ESRC Seminar Series: Ageing, Race & Ethnicity (Seminars, Brunel University, UK, 7-8 November 2012)

FREE SEMINARS AT BRUNEL UNIVERSITY Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th November 2012 REFRESHMENTS AND LUNCH PROVIDED SEMINAR 1 – 7th November Black and ethnic minority perspectives on mid and later life. SEMINAR 2 – 8th November Developing research capacity in black and ethnic minority ageing studies You are invited to attend one or both of Read the full article…