March 21, 2012 STAFF/STU

The Shula Chair Presents: “Bodies and Identities” Lecture

The Shula Chair in Philosophy presents The Shula Lectures:
“The Embodied Self: Trauma, Narrative and Personal Identity,” featuring Susan Brison from Dartmouth College, Friday, March 23, 5 p.m. in The Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Donahue Auditorium.

Brison is an associate professor of philosophy in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Dartmouth. She is the author of Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self, a philosophical examination of trauma incorporating a first-person narrative of her experience of surviving a near-fatal rape and attempted murder.  She has written many scholarly articles on sexual violence and free speech, as well as articles in New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Chronicle Review, and others.