The events below are organised by the College of Humanities. You may also be interested in events in the general University of Exeter events.
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|5 June 2019||15:30||Seán Morris (Translation Studies PhD): Mid-17th century bilingual mathematical works in France
Yandi Wang (Translation Studies PhD): Sociological Translation Studies in English writing on Chinese Political Pop and Cynical Realism paintings.
Dr Muireann Maguire (Russian): Bobok: A Future Prequel, or Anticipatory Plagiarism in Russo-Irish Literature
Dr Ben Phillips (Russian): Buried Alive: Dostoevskii’s Notes from a Dead House in Late-Victorian Britain. Full details|| Add event|
|5 June 2019||17:30||This lecture analyses how the Second World War shaped, contained, and
shifted embodied experiences of waiting in relation to broader ideas of
lived time. The second global conflict of the twentieth century produced
particular accounts of waiting as both military and civilian populations
were exposed to the threat and anticipation of annihilation from the air.
The lecture explores what it meant to wait under such conditions and the
emergence of ideas and practices of care in both literature and in
psychoanalytic thinking that worked to shape a relationship towards an
unthinkable future. Full details|| Add event|
|7 June 2019||9:00||This workshop proposes to explore the ways that technology (broadly defined) produces, configures or reshapes gender and sexuality. Cosmetics, prosthetics, athletics, pharmaceutics and sexual tools or machines (e.g. dildos, mirrors, adornment: clothes, and jewellery) can all be considered in terms of enhancement technologies with a variety of aims, including longevity, and at healthier and improved appearance. They have a pervasive impact on gender, as they redefine the limits of the physical body, as well as on sexuality in terms of rewriting the script for erotic action emphasizing sexual pleasure, or assisting/preventing reproduction.. Full details|| Add event|
|24 June 2019||For students with little or no experience of programming or coding, the Institute of Coding Summer School at Exeter is an opportunity to enhance your digital skills through a course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of computer programming and social data analysis. Full details|| Add event|
|6 - 7 December 2019||Supported by the Leventis Foundation.
The conference aims to bring together scholars working on the living/moving artifact from the fields of ancient technology, philosophy, archaeology and art. Specifically, the conference focuses on the living/moving artifact and the synesthetic experience that it might offer, as the outcome of a technological procedure that exempts it from its association with illusion and artifice.. Full details|| Add event|