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One-day symposium in honor Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Braxton Craven Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Duke. Spring 2011 is Prof. Smith's final semester on Duke's teaching faculty. Her work has been vital in fostering discussions of the critical and institutional exchanges between the humanities and the sciences. This symposium will honor that work along with her many other contributions to the university and the academy. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and Program in Literature.

Science, Scientism, & Anti-Science in the Humanities Duke University

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One-day symposium in honor Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Braxton Craven Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Duke. Spring 2011 is Prof. Smith's final semester on Duke's teaching faculty. Her work has been vital in fostering discussions of the critical and institutional exchanges between the humanities and the sciences. This symposium will honor that work along with her many other contributions to the university and the academy. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and Program in Literature.

    • video
    Welcoming Remarks

    Welcoming Remarks

    Welcome - Ian Baucom, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke
    Introduction - Fredric Jameson, Duke

    • 10 min
    • video
    Panel 1

    Panel 1

    Chair: Ian Baucom
    "Mutuality, Incommensurablity, and Credulity," Elizabeth Wilson, Emory
    "Science and the Lyric," Jonathan Culler, Cornell
    "Common Sense," Mark Hansen, Duke

    • 1h 47 min
    • video
    Panel 2

    Panel 2

    Chair: Jane Tompkins, Emerita, Duke
    "What Was Nature? Revisiting the Nexus of Science and Religion," Andrew Janiak, Duke
    "Contingencies of Science and Culture: Some Inspirations from Barbara Herrnstein Smith," Casper Bruun Jensen, IT University of Copenhagen
    "Reflections on Natural Reflections," Kate Hayles, Literature, Duke

    • 1h 52 min
    • video
    Roundtable

    Roundtable

    Moderator: Nancy Armstrong, English, Duke
    Stanley Fish, Florida International University College of Law
    Susan Hegeman, English, University of Florida
    Tim Lenoir, Jenkins , Duke
    Rob Mitchell, English, Duke

    • 45 min
    • video
    Remarks from Barbara Herrnstein Smith

    Remarks from Barbara Herrnstein Smith

    • 22 min

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