Science, Scientism, & Anti-Science in the Humanities
By Franklin Humanities Institute Co-sponsored by the Department of English and Program in Literature
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One-day symposium in honor Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Braxton Craven Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Duke. Spring 2011 is Prof. Smith's final semester on Duke's teaching faculty. Her work has been vital in fostering discussions of the critical and institutional exchanges between the humanities and the sciences. This symposium will honor that work along with her many other contributions to the university and the academy. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and Program in Literature.
|1||CleanVideoWelcoming Remarks||Welcome - Ian Baucom, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Introduction - Fredric Jameson, Duke||6/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoPanel 1||Chair: Ian Baucom "Mutuality, Incommensurablity, and Credulity," Elizabeth Wilson, Emory "Science and the Lyric," Jonathan Culler, Cornell "Common Sense," Mark Hansen, Duke||6/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoPanel 2||Chair: Jane Tompkins, Emerita, Duke "What Was Nature? Revisiting the Nexus of Science and Religion," Andrew Janiak, Duke "Contingencies of Science and Culture: Some Inspirations from Barbara Herrnstein Smith," Casper Bruun Jensen, IT University of Copenhagen "Reflections on Natural Reflections," Kate Hayles, Literature, Duke||6/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoRoundtable||Moderator: Nancy Armstrong, English, Duke Stanley Fish, Florida International University College of Law Susan Hegeman, English, University of Florida Tim Lenoir, Jenkins , Duke Rob Mitchell, English, Duke||6/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoRemarks from Barbara Herrnstein Smith||--||6/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|