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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

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Trommons Conference '14: Language for the rest of us.

Start: Nov 3, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 4, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Portraying Perpetrators screening: 'Dr Strangelove' (1964)

Start: Nov 12, 2014 7:00:00 PM

"Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) has long been recognised as one of the key artistic expressions of the nuclear age. Made at a time when nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union was a real possibility, the film is menacing, exhilarating, thrilling, insightful and very funny." Peter Kramer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (London: BFI Film Classics 2014).

CenTraS Seminars: Queer affective translations in activist movements. Speaker: Michela Baldo

Start: Nov 19, 2014 4:00:00 PM
End: Nov 19, 2014 5:00:00 PM

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