ESA Conference 2016: The Way of All Flesh


This event will open The Way of All Flesh, an interdisciplinary academic conference hosted by the English Students Association of the Graduate Center, CUNY, and Brooklyn’s Morbid Anatomy Museum. The roundtable features Evan Michelson of Atlas Obscura’s and TV’s “Oddities,” collector and bookbinder Daniel K. Smith of Strike Three Press, and Shannon Taggart, photographer and independent scholar. The panel will be moderated by Jason Tougaw, Professor of English at Queens College and The Graduate Center and author of Strange Cases: The Medical Case History and the British Novel and the forthcoming Touching Brains: Literary Experiments in Twenty-First Century Neuromania.

The panel will be followed by a reception and a tour of the Museum’s current exhibition, House of Wax, with Peter McIssac, Professor of Germanics, University of Washington.

For more information about the conference, see our website. 

This conference is made possible by Revolutionizing American Studies, the Futures Initiative, the Twentieth Century Area Studies Group, and the Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT) 
The Morbid Anatomy Museum – 424-A 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215