Curiosity

Event Date: 18 May 2015 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Curiosity The term curiosity refers to both a quality of attention and a type of object. It concerns novelty and knowledge, secrecy and display, desire and the intellect. In this interdisciplinary symposium Brian …

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Brian Dillon – Hypochondriac Lives

27 January 2010 – In this talk Brian Dillon traces the development of hypochondria from an organic illness to a style of life, with reference to certain key figures in the annals of debility: