Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind-konferen

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Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind-konferen

Post autor: cricetus » 2 kwie 2016, o 19:15

Serdecznie zapraszamy na II międzynarodową i interdyscyplinarną konferencję Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind organizowaną przez Katedrę Anglistyki Akademii Techniczno-Humanistycznej w Bielsku-Białej, która odbędzie się w dniach 26-28 września 2016 roku w Bielsku-Białej.
Poniżej szczegółowe informacje w języku angielskim:
Neurocultures: Brain Imaging and Imagining the Mind – Second international and interdisciplinary conference organised by the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biala.
26-28 September 2016
Keynote Speakers:
Patricia Pisters, Professor of Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam.
Fernando Vidal, Research Professor at ICREA (Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies).
We, therefore, invite papers that will engage in disputes centring on the issues listed below – but by no means exclusively those – to be discussed in twenty-minute long presentations:
- exploration of various mental processes (perception, memory, language, cognition, emotion) in literature, arts and sciences,
- the relation between the mind and the brain,
- literary and cultural representations of the mind,
- a history of ideas about the mind/brain,
- identity and the brain,
- neurocultures,
- collapsing divisions between biology and culture,
- animal minds, animal cognition: philosophy, culture and life sciences,
- appropriations of neuroscience in humanities and social sciences,
- gendering of the mind/brain,
- the embodied mind,
- neurological disorders and how they affect the learning process and the perception of reality,
- the bilingual/ multilingual brain.
We welcome scholars from various academic fields to submit their proposals by 30 April 2016. Abstracts of 300 words in English should be sent to. Please include your name, email address, academic affiliation and a short biography.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 15 May 2016.
The conference fee is 420 PLN (100 euro), and 350 PLN ( 80 euro) for students. The fee includes lunch, coffee breaks and conference materials.
A selection of papers will be published. Details of publication will be announced during the conference.

Best regards,
Conference organisers: Maria Korusiewicz, Anita Jarczok, Alicja Bemben, Sławomir Konkol


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