Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

An interdisciplinary collaboration between the Faculties of Arts and Medicine & Health at the University of Leeds

This semester’s seminar programme at the LCMH

We’re very excited to announce the inaugural programme of seminars the Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities. All are welcome.

Monday 5 November, 5.00-6.00: Claire Jones (Director, Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds) – ‘From Mancles to Microscopes: Exploring and Accessing the Material Culture  of Medicine at Leeds’.

Monday 12 November, 5.00-6.00: Ria Cheyne (Education Studies, Liverpool Hope University) – ‘Can Love Heal All Wounds? Disability and Cure in Popular Romance Novels’.

Tuesday 20 November, 4.00-6.00: Collaboration workshop with Medical Humanities Centre, Durham University.

Monday 26 November, 5.00-6.00: Alice Hall (English and Related Literatures, University of York) ‘Disability Aesthetics: “Shameless Beauty” in Toni Morrison’s Fiction and Criticism’.

All events will take place in the LCMH, basement, School of English, Cavendish Road.

Please see here for details of an associated Leeds Salon event, ‘Autism and Human Variation’, taking place as part of the 2012 Leeds Love Arts Festival, White Cloth Gallery, 24-26 Aire Street, on Monday 22 October, 6.30-8.30.

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