Wednesday, January 19, 2005

King's Dialogues between Disciplines

King's College London is putting on a truly fabulous series of talks on 'Literature and Medicine'.

Lectures will take place in the Weston Room of the KCL Maughan Library on Chancery Lane and all except the last will begin at 6 pm. There is no admission charge to attend the lectures and they are open to everybody but please register in advance with the College’s Central Enquiries Unit (020 7848 2929).

The schedule:
January 27, 2005: George Rousseau, Literature and medicine: ­ the state of the field
March 3, 2005: Oliver Sacks, Narrative and medicine: on the importance of the case history
March 17, 2005: Rita Charon, What can medicine learn from literature?'
April 28, 2005: Ronald Britton, What can psychoanalysis and psychiatry learn from literature?
May 12, 2005: Richard Horton, Clinical hermeneutics: a slippery but necessary art
May 19, 2005: Sally Shuttleworth, Childhood in nineteenth-century fiction and psychiatry
May 26, 2005: Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan, What can narrative theory learn from illness narratives? (NB This lecture will begin at 5 pm) .

Click here for more information.

See you there!


Anonymous said...

The Oliver Sacks lecture is already fully booked.

Giskin said...

This is no longer fully booked as it's been moved to a bigger venue: see above.