Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities

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


2015/16 Semester One

Monday 26th October, 5.00-6.00: Elizabeth Barry (English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick ) –‘Dementia and the Body-Subject: The Margins of Agency in Philosophy and Literature’

Tuesday 27th October, 5.30-7.00, Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre, 2015 Oakley Lecture in Medicine and the Arts, Thomas Dixon (Director, Centre of the History of Emotions, Queen Mary) –  ‘Healing Tears: Crying for your Health in Modern British Culture’


Semester Two

Monday 8th February, 5.00-6.00: Jesse Olszynko-Gryn (History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge) – ‘Thin blue lines: Clearblue and the rise of pregnancy testing in British cinema and television’

Monday 7th March, 5.00 – 6.00: Luna Dolezal (Philosophy, University of Durham and Trinity College, Dublin) – ‘Morphological Freedom: Constructing the Posthuman Body’ 

Wednesday 18th May, 2.00-4.00: The Cultural Life of Smart Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Workshop please email S.Jones1@leeds.ac.uk to register

Unless otherwise stated, all events  take place in the LCMH, basement, School of English, Cavendish Road.  Events are free and all are welcome.


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