Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Thinkery on the body

During this Thinkery on the Body people from different disciplines in UCC who are working on “the body” will come together to share and discuss their work.

Thursday, 15 May 2014 CACSSS Seminar Room (ORB G27) 11 – 1 Introduction and welcome, Órla O’Donovan, Applied Social Studies Open lecture - Anne Phillips, London School of Economics and Political Science, Our Bodies, Whose Property? 1-2 Lunch 2- 3.30 Interconnected and disciplined bodies I Áine Mangaoang, Music, UCC, Embodied discipline: Contemporary spectacles of punishment and the body (Discussant: Liz Kiely, Applied Social Studies) Vanessa Rutherford, Paul Conway & Rosaleen Murphy, Education, UCC, Looking like a teacher: fashioning an embodied identity through dressage (Discussant: Bernadette Cronin, Drama and Theatre Studies) Gill Harold, Law, UCC, Deafness and the normalcy of hearing (Discussant: Mary Noonan, French) 3.30 Coffee 4 -5 Interconnected and disciplined bodies II Sabine Kriebel, History of Art, UCC, Interface: Looking at the Human Face in Interwar Europe (Discussant: Mary McDermott) Katherine Beatty, Archaeology, UCC, Layers of meaning: Archaeology and the face (Discussant: Maureen O’Connor, English) Friday, 16 May 2014 ORB 101 9.30 – 11.30 Ownership and the body Deirdre Madden, Law, UCC, Whose body is it? Legal perspectives on ownership of the human body Orla McDonnell, Sociology, UL, Moral politics and the interfaces of procreative bodies Vittorio Bufacchi, Philosophy, UCC, Locked in Locke: Looking beyond libertarian self-ownership Órla O’Donovan, Applied Social Studies, UCC, The dead body commons 11.30 Coffee 12.00 Concluding comments (Anne Phillips) * A Thinkery is an active process where people explore issues in a convivial and critical manner or, as Ivan Illich put it, “a free club for the search of surprise, a place where people go who want to have help redefining their questions rather than completing the answers they have (already) gotten.”

Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: begins 11am on 15 May
Location: Thursday - ORB G27, Friday ORB 101
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Órla O'Donovan
ext. 3068

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