December 9, 2005
Source: Brock University:
Humanities Research Symposium features diverse presentations
A variety of topics, from the excavation of classical remains in Cyprus to the meanings of Lord Byron's deformity, will be presented at the Humanities Research Symposium at Brock University. Organized by the Humanities Research Institute, the event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 noon, on the Mezzanine level of the Pond Inlet at Brock.
Entitled Bodies and Stories and the Story of Bodies, the event will feature two panel sessions: "Stories: Parodied, Transformed, Side-shadowed, Comprehended," which will include presentations by Brock professors Ann Howey, May Bletz, John Bonnett, and Lynn Dempsey; and "Bodies: Buried, Colonized, Deformed, Concealed" with presentations by Brock professors Danielle Parks, Maureen Lux, James Allard, and Jane Leavitt.
"This event is an opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of various faculty members in the area of humanities research," said John Sainsbury, Director of the Humanities Research Institute at Brock. "These researchers will provide insight into interesting topics from a number of academic disciplines."
Brock's Faculty of Humanities represents 13 departments, including: Applied Linguistics; Canadian Studies; Classics; Dramatic Arts; English Language and Literature; Great Books/ Liberal Studies; History; International Studies; Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Music; Philosophy; Studies in Arts and Culture and Visual Arts.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the event. There is no fee for admission, and advanced registration is not required.
For more information, contact John Sainsbury, Director of the Humanities Research Institute at Brock, at 905-688-5550, ext. 4303; e-mail: email@example.com