Human Sciences

2018 Sep 13

History of Science Seminars: Terence Keel

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Science Center 469

Terrence KeelTerence Keel
The Department of African American Studies,
University of California, Los Angeles

“Ghosts in the Machine: Christianity, Race, and the Haunting of Biological Science”

2017 Apr 13

Mind, Brain, & Behavior Panel Discussion: What is Mental Illness? A Humanistic, Genetic, & Cognitive Perspective

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

 

How have people thought about mental illness in different cultures, and are there positive aspects associated with it, thinking historically and scientifically? Should we think of mental illness as categorically different or as deviations from the normal healthy state? What measures other than pharmaceutical medicines can be helpful for maintaining positive mental health? Join us as we take a deep dive into the biological, historical and psychological aspects of mental illness.

A panel featuring: Prof. Anne Harrington (History of Science),
Prof....

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