Heyman Center Workshops

Neuroscience and History: The Disappearance of Affect? Violence, Affect, and the Post-Traumatic

Wednesday, December 11, 2013  6:15pm Room 411, Fayerweather Hall


Heyman Center for the Humanities

Part of the Neuroscience and History Series:

A new reading and discussion group fostering interdisciplinary conversation about the promises and challenges of contemporary neuroscience. We will explore the historical conditions for the emergence of neuroscience as a discipline, as well as the synergies and tensions between historical and neuroscientific modes of explanation. We welcome scholars, clinicians, students, and the interested public.

ID is required for entrance.

Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only.


  • Deborah Coen

    Professor of History and Chair of History of Science and Medicine

    Yale University

  • Ruth Leys

    Henry Wiesenfeld Professor of Humanities

    Johns Hopkins University


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