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Narrative Cognition

Announcing the events line-up for the Narrative and Cognition Lab.

The Narrative and Cognition Lab in the Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities is pleased to release its full line-up of events for this academic year.

All events will be hybrid and take place at Durham University. For more details, please download the full Narrative and Cognition Lab events programme or sign up to the NCLab mailing list

February 2024

Lab Guest: Ken Kosik (Neurobiology, UCSB)

1 February, 1–2.30pm, IMH –  ‘Passport Talk’ Seminar – Book your place now!
2 February, 5-6.45pm, TLC113 - ‘Science on Narrative // Narrative on Science’ Seminar – Book your place now!

March 2024

Lab Guest: Mark Rowlands (Philosophy of Mind, Miami)

14 March, 1-2.30pm, IMH - ‘Passport Talk’ Seminar
15 March, 5-6.45pm, TLC113 - ‘Science on Narrative // Narrative on Science’ Seminar

April 2024

Lab Guests: Daniel A.Newmann (Narrative Theory, Toronto) and Sean Yeager (Narrative Theory, Ohio State)

22 April, 5-6.45pm, TLC113 - ‘Passport Talk’ & ‘Science on Narrative // Narrative on Science’ Seminar

May 2024

Lab Workshop: ‘Narrative Theory and Cognitive Science: Still a Problematic Relationship?
30-31 May, Location TBC

Workshop Speakers: Merja Polvinen (Narrative Theory, Helsinki), Marco Caracciolo (Narrative Theory, Ghent), Lars Bernaert (Narrative Theory, Ghent), Richard Walsh (Narrative Theory, York), Emily Troshianko (Narrative Theory, Oxford), Mike Wheeler (Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Stirling), John Sutton (Philosophy of Mind, Macquarie), Peter Garratt, (Cognitive Humanities, Durham), Marco Bernini (Narrative Theory, Durham).

Lab Guest: Thomas Pierce (Author of The Afterlives)

June 13, 5-6.45pm, TLC113 - ‘Science onNarrative // Narrative on Science’ Seminar
June 14, 5-6.45pm, CL406 - ‘World-Building’Seminar (a conversation on The Afterlives)

Eventbrite registration links will be added to this page and circulated when advertising individual seminars. In the meantime, please save the dates in your diaries.

For any questions about the work of the Lab, please contact Marco Bernini