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12:30 - 18:00 6 September 2014

Science and Literature Festival with Ian McEwan: Memory in the twenty-first century


Gustave Tuck lecture theatre | Wilkins Building (link Map)
UCL, Gower Street | London | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

Speaker information

Ian McEwan
Paul Bloom, Yale University
Suzanne Corkin, MIT
Hugo Spiers, UCL
Maud Casey, Roehampton
Timothy J. Jarvis, Roehampton
Sebastian Groes, Roehampton
Anna Stothard, CUNY
Jason Tougaw, CUNY
Naomi Alderman, Nesta
Jessica Bland, Nesta

In association with The Guardian, The Memory Network is organising a festival at which writers discuss the relationship between storytelling and memory in dialogue with a neuroscientist, technology futures specialist, and a neuro-literary critic. How does the digital environment change our memory and storytelling? Can you tell a story via objects? How can we turn the life of an amnesiac man into a story worth remembering? These and many other questions will be debated, whilst neuropsychologist Paul Bloom will interrogate one of the finest, and most provocative, contemporary writers who throughout his career has sought to realign the fraught relationship between literature and science: Ian McEwan.

Entry is free but seats must be reserved by sending an email tomemorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk


Entry is free but seats must be reserved by sending an email


Science and Literature Festival with Ian McEwan