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Thinking with the Thalamus: Lobotomy and the Rhetoric of Emotional Impairment

Thinking with the Thalamus: Lobotomy and the Rhetoric of Emotional Impairment
170 St. George Street, room 100
Time: Nov 7th, 12:00 pm End: Nov 7th, 1:30 pm
Interest Categories: Science/Technology, Psychology, Psychoanalytic, Psychiatry, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS)
Talk by Jenell Johnson, author of American Lobotomy: A Rhetorical History

The Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on Exploring Neuroculture is pleased to present a public event:

Dr. Jenelle Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thinking with the Thalamus: Lobotomy and the Rhetoric of Emotional Impairment

Dr. Johnson is the author of American Lobotomy: A Rhetorical History (U Michigan Press, 2014) and co-editor of The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain (2012). Her research explores nonexpert engagement with neuroscience, psychiatry, and mental disability.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Jackman Humanities Institute at (416) 978-7415.

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Johnson flyer


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