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"Spiritual Pathology: Priests, Physicians and the Way of All Flesh"
Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

14 April 2011 -- 5:00pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Co-sponsored by:
British Studies
the Department of English and Comparative Literature

Lunchtime Lecture Series


Spring 2011
Thursdays at 12:15 (please note the opening talk will take place on a Wednesday)

All lectures are held in the Common Room on the second floor of the Heyman Center, which is located in the East Campus Residential Center of Columbia University. Lectures are free and lunch is provided.

February 9

"Film, Science, Politics"
Peter Galison
Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Harvard University

February 17

“Medicine, Evidence, and the Grand Inquisitor”
Terry Holt
Professor of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

February 24

"'Objective' Desires"
Rebecca Jordan-Young
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies, Barnard College

March 3

"A Question of Provenance: Evidence and the Antiquities Market"
Morag Kersel
Professor of Anthropology, DePaul University

March 10

"Tichborne: The Arts of Visual Persuasion in British Law and Popular Culture”
Jennifer Tucker
Associate Professor of History, Wesleyan University

March 24

"Miracle as Evidence in the Later Middle Ages"
Caroline Bynum
Professor of Western European Middle Ages, Institute for Advanced Study

March 31

“Religion and the Evidence of Experience”
Stephen Bush
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University

April 7

"Evidence, Argument, and Story"
Dingxin Zhao
Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

April 14

"The Case of the Mad Baby: Constructing Evidence in Nineteenth-Century Sciences of Childhood"
Sally Shuttleworth
Professor of English, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford

April 21

“The Evidence of Torture”
Ken Pennington
Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History, Catholic University

April 28

“The Egyptian Music Box”
Alexander Rehding
Fanny Peabody Professor of Music Theory, Harvard University

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