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ScienceStudies: Brain’s Body Book Launch

April 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

BOOK LAUNCH

Wednesday, April 20, 6pm-7pm, Room 5307

Victoria Pitts-Taylor’s The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics

In her new book with Duke University Press, Victoria Pitts-Taylor challenges the reductionist orthodoxy in neuroscience, and advocates an approach that emphasizes embodiment and the brain’s interaction with race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability.

Program

6:00-6:15 Jesse Prinz, CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy Program and Science Studies
6:15-6:30 Jason Tougaw, CUNY Graduate Center / Queens College, Department of English
6:30-6:45 Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Wesleyan University, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Chair)
6:45-7:00 Discussion

Reception to Follow

Sponsored by the Committee for Interdisciplinary Science Studies

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Details

Date:
April 20, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

Room 5307 at the CUNY Grad Center

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