Re/Presenting the Body: Between Art and Science / Glasgow 6-7 July 2017

Summer Symposium 2017 Re/Presenting the Body: Between Art and Science University of Glasgow 6-7 July 2017

Gilmorehill Concert Hall & Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow

AAH Summer Symposium 2017

Re/Presenting the Body: Between Art and Science

Keynotes: Dr Lianne McTavish (University of Alberta, CA) and Dr Suzannah Biernoff (Birkbeck, University of London, UK)

PROGRAMME

Day 1: Thursday, 6 July 2017 (University of Glasgow – Gilmorehill Concert Hall)

11:00-11:30 Registration

11:30-11:45 Welcome

11:45-13:15 Session 1: The ‘Deformed Body’

Hannah Halliwell (University of Birmingham, UK): The Body of the Fin-de-Siècle Morphine Addict

Verena Suchy (Justus-Liebig-University, DE): Grotesque Bodies: The Representation of Disability and Deformation in Early Modern Pearl-Figurines 

Thomas Moser (Ludwig-Maximillian’s University of Munich, DE): Mutual 

Sensuality: Considerations on the body in art and science during the Fin de Siècle

13.15-14:.45 Lunch

14.45-15.45 Session 2: The Medical Body

Bec Dean (University of New South Wales, AU): The Patient: Biomedical 

Art and Curatorial

Fiona Davies (SCA, University of Sydney, AU): A Medical Monitor’s Song

15.00-15.45 Refreshments

15.45-17:00 Tour of The Hunterian Museums

17.30-18.30 Keynote (Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre)

Dr Suzannah Biernoff (Birkbeck, University of London, UK): Approaching disfigurement. Towards a cultural anatomy of the face

19.30 Speakers Dinner

Day 2: Friday, 7 July 2017 (Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre, Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle St, Glasgow)

10.00-10:30 Registration and Refreshments

10.30-11.30 Session 3: The Subversive Body

Tarquin Sinan (Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE): Perception of the Human Figure. Analysis of the body as a universal visual stimulus in art through the work of Antony Gormley Jacquie Chlanda (University of Queensland, AU): The In Utero Encounter. Janine Antoni’s Maternal

11.30-13.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Session 4: The Medieval Body

Carly Boxer (University of Chicago, USA): Bodily Parts: Medical Diagrams and Mechanical Bodies in Al-Jazari’s Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices

Lauren Rozenberg (University College London, UK): ‘I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix’: Guido da Vigevano’s fourteenth-century neuroanatomical plates and the fragmentation of the body

15.00-15.45 Refreshments

15.45-16:45 Session 5: The Affected Body

Ilaria Grando (University of York, UK): Chronicles from the AIDS crisis

Isa Fontbona Mola (Universitat de Girona, ES): Showing a female bodybuilding body

17.30-18.30 Keynote

Dr Lianne McTavish (University of Alberta, CA): Tapeworms As/In Body in Early Modern History

18.30- 20:00 Closing reception

Lunch and refreshments are provided and there will be a closing reception after the final keynote. Tickets are £19 for members and £28 regular delegate. Bookings at: 

http://www.aah.org.uk/events/summer-symposium

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