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Brainhood, Self-Concepts, and the Perils of Neuroconformity

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Friday, October 26, 2018
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9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Nima Bassiri, Catherine Reilly, and Deborah Jenson
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Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.

This faculty panel features three speakers and papers:

Nima Bassiri, "Conduct Disorders in the 19th Century"

Catherine Reilly, "Cruel Translation: Psychoanalysis and Worlding."

Deborah Jenson, "Flaubert's Brain: Epilepsy, Mimesis, and Injured-Self Narrative"

This event is also part of a two-day symposium, "Neurodiversities." Click "More Event Information" for the schedule of speakers and abstracts, and to register.