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Medicine and New Media Keynote Lecture - Seeing the Insane: Representing Madness from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century.

Monday, 7 July 2008, 6pm, Maths Building, room MS.03

Sander L. Gilman is a distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University (USA), where he is also the Director of the Program in Psychoanalysis and the Health Sciences Humanities Initiative. A cultural and literary historian, he is the author or editor of eighty books. As IAS Visiting Fellow, Professor Gilman is participating in the Centre for the History of Medicine’s summer school on ‘Medicine and New Media’, 7-11 July 2008.

Following the talk there will be a drinks reception in the lobby of the Maths Building.

This event has been funded by the Institute for Advanced Studies at Warwick, and the Wellcome Trust.