On Time, March 16, 2011

WIDEN: On Time 4:00–6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Grad Room at Graduate House, 66 Harbord St. RSVP on Facebook All welcome. No advance registration required.   Presentations:   Novelty and Nostalgia in American Modernist Literature Alexander Eastwood (English) Over the past decade, queer theorists have been preoccupied with articulating theories of time, and the […]

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On Movement, March 10 2010

Curated by Sarah Johnson Multisensory Self-Motion Perception in Real and Simulated Spaces Jenny Campos, PhD, Research Scientist, iDAPT, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Adjunct Member, Centre for Vision Research, York University When we move through our environment, both dynamic visual information and body-based cues (i.e. muscles, joints and the acceleration detectors in the inner ear) jointly specify […]

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On Rehabilitation, April 23 2010

Treating Aphasia: Reflections on the Medical and Social Models of Rehabilitation Heather Farrell, Speech-Language Pathology Aphasia is a condition characterized by a loss or decline in the ability to understand language or use it expressively, while other cognitive abilities remain intact. Speech-language pathologists–whose primary professional role is to assess and treat communication disorders–approach aphasia intervention […]

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On Vision, February 25 2009

Vision: Life in the Light Michael Richards (Ophthalmology) Light energy, which surrounds and sustains life on our planet, forms the basis for the sensory modality of vision. We will touch on the nature of visible light, then discuss the structure and function of the human visual system. We will then explore the implications of binocularity, […]

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