Day: October 11, 2016

Syd Johnson at American Society of Bioethics and Humanities

SydL. Syd M Johnson (HU) was in Washington DC for the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities annual meeting Oct. 6-9.

She presented “Dead Wrong: Inference, Uncertainty, and Inductive Risk” in a panel session with Robert Truog (Harvard) and John Banja (Emory).

She also co-chaired the meetings of the Neuroethics Affinity Group and the Animal Bioethics Affinity Group.

Jennifer Daryl Slack in New Book: Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History

Cultural Studies 1983Stuart Hall, one of the most prominent and influential scholars of cultural studies internationally, delivered eight foundational lectures on the theoretical history of cultural studies at the University of Illinois in 1983. After his death in 1914, Hall’s widow authorized publication of those lectures, which were recorded by Jennifer Daryl Slack (HU). 

Slack, along with Lawrence Grossberg from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, transcribed, edited and wrote an introduction to these lectures. The lectures have been published by Duke University Press under the title “Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History.”