Events

Neuroscience and History: The Disappearance of Affect? Violence, Affect, and the Post-Traumatic

Past Series, SOF/Heyman Workshops

December 11, 2013 Wednesday, 6:15pm EST Fayerweather Hall, Room 411, Columbia University

Part of the Neuroscience and History Series:

A new reading and discussion group fostering interdisciplinary conversation about the promises and challenges of contemporary neuroscience. We will explore the historical conditions for the emergence of neuroscience as a discipline, as well as the synergies and tensions between historical and neuroscientific modes of explanation. We welcome scholars, clinicians, students, and the interested public.

ID is required for entrance.

Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only.

Participants
  • Deborah Coen Professor of History and Chair of History of Science and Medicine Yale University
  • Ruth Leys Henry Wiesenfeld Professor of Humanities Johns Hopkins University