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Shakespeare & Neuroscience

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 4 – 6pm

Shakespeare & Neuroscience

Public lecture by Professor Amy Cook (Stonybook University) whose book 'Shakespearean Neuroplay' uses Shakespeare's Hamlet as a test subject and cognitive linguistic theory of conceptual blending as a tool, Cook unravels the 'mirror held up to nature' at the center of Shakespeare's play and provides a methodology for applying cognitive science to the study of drama.

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About the ​Neurohumanities lecture series
Neurohumanities is managed by a cross-disciplinary seminar organizing committee. These are designed to bring STEM and humanities researches to reflect, discuss and think together, as well as to provide a platform for public engagement.

It further funds workshops and discussion meetings that connect STEM and Humanities.

It also provides seed grants for the development of new interdisciplinary research, particularly in the arts and humanities that connect to neuroscience and brain health.

See the full schedule of Neurohumanities lecture series 2018 here
Find out more about the Neurohumanities Programme for 2018

Accessibility: Yes
Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Research Theme: Digital Humanities
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Conferences, Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free
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