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De/Constructing the Body: Ancient and Modern Dynamics: Fragmentation and Fusion - 17/01/2020, Liverp

Recent post-humanist theories have resulted in a surge of interest on the body as a cultural conception. Moreover, through recent explorations of embodiment, the body, as Csordas (1993, 135) writes, has emerged as “the existential ground of culture”. However, very little attention has been paid to the issue of body as a composite feature, and to debates surrounding corporeal knowledge and relational dynamics. Can the body be construed as one entity or is it really an assemblage of its constituent parts? If the latter, how does the body relate to them? Who determines and controls knowledge about bodies, body parts, and their relational dynamics?

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 17/01/2020

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Arthur West Room, University of Liverpool (Liverpool, England)




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Confirmed participants include:

Prof. Patty Baker (Kent), Dr. Sean Columb (University of Liverpool), Dr. Jane Draycott (University of Glasgow), Prof. Esther Eidinow (University of Bristol), Prof. Nicola Denzey Lewis (Claremont Graduate University), Prof. Anna Marmodoro (Durham University/University of Oxford),Dr. Ruth Nugent (University of Liverpool), Dr. Emily Heavey (University of Huddersfield), Prof. Brian Hurwitz (Kings College London),Dr. Georgia Petridou (University of Liverpool), Ms. Anna Socha (University of Liverpool), Prof. Francesca Stavrakopoulou (University of Exeter).

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