Monthly Archives: October 2016

Intersections of Disfigurement

As Emily goes Stateside at the end of this week in search of Thomas Jefferson’s attitudes toward disfiguring punishment , it is timely to examine the history of the only transatlantic inhabitant of our banner image (top right), Rosie Ground … Continue reading

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Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman

Here’s another interesting-sounding project on the radar. Augmenting the Body: Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman is an interdisciplinary medical humanities project based at the University of Leeds. The project is hosting a range of talks starting October 18 with Professor Sarah … Continue reading

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A Night at the Museum, 29 Sept 2016

We spent a truly stimulating evening in Bradford at the National Media Museum’s ‘Faces’ Lates event, combining talks on current work on how humans process faces by Dr Natalie Butcher (Teeside), and on EvoFit facial recognition technology from Dr Charlie … Continue reading

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