BODY WORKS

LIT 623

Influence of new medical technologies (organ transplantation, VR surgery, genetic engineering, nano-medicine, medical imaging, DNA computing, neuro-silicon interfaces) on the American imagination from WWII to the current decade. Examines the thesis that these dramatic new ways of configuring bodies have participated in a complete reshaping of the notion of the body in the cultural imaginary and a transformation of our experience of actual human bodies. Instructor: Lenoir

Day / Time: 

Th 11:45 AM-02:15 PM

Location: 

Smith Wrhs A266

Instructor: 

Lenoir, Timothy

Section: 

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