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Book Launch—Victoria Pitts-Taylor, The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics

Wednesday, April 20
6pm-7pm, Room 5307

In her new book with Duke University Press, Victoria Pitts-Taylor challenges the reductionist orthodoxy in neuroscience, and advocates an approach that emphasizes embodiment and the brain’s interaction with race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability.

Program

6:00-6:15 Jesse Prinz, CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy Program and Science Studies
6:15-6:30 Jason Tougaw, CUNY Graduate Center / Queens College, Department of English
6:30-6:45 Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Wesleyan University, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Chair)
6:45-7:00 Discussion

Reception to Follow

Sponsored by the Committee for Interdisciplinary Science Studies

Pitts-Taylor - Brain's Body - Flyer


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