1st Transdisciplinary Dialogue: Neuroaesthetics and Cognitive Poetics

The NeuroHumanitieStudies research group at the University of Catania is proud to announce the 1st Transdisciplinary Dialogue: Neuroaesthetics and Cognitive Poetics which will take place at the Department of Humanities of the University of Catania (Italy) on the 6th and 7th June 2014.

The meeting will focus on the dialogue between the English neurobiologist Prof. Semir Zeki (UCL) and Prof. Michael Burke (UCR). A group of invited researchers will contribute to the dialogue as respondents and will lead an open roundtable on the second day. Respondents include:

  • Alexander Bergs (University Osnabrück – Germany)
  • Alberto Biuso (University Catania – Italy)
  • Silvia Bonacchi (University Warsaw – Poland)
  • Lorella Bosco (University Bari – Italy)
  • Thomas Eder (University Vienna – Austria)
  • Peter Garratt (University Durham – UK)
  • Gaetano Lalomia (University Catania – Italy)
  • Gerhard Lauer (University Göttingen – Germany)
  • Massimo Salgaro (University Verona – Italy)


See the event’s program here.

For those who want to enjoy all commodities provided a registration fee is required. Reservation deadline: 30th May 2014. For further details please visit the website:


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