Author Archives: Matthew Homan

About Matthew Homan

Matthew Homan obtained a PhD in philosophy from Emory University and is now a Lecturer of Philosophy at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA.

Narratives, Self-Transformation, and Healing

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Robyn Fivush and Chikako Ozawa-de Silva In the third CMBC lunch in three weeks, Robyn Fivush (Psychology, Emory University) and Chikako Ozawa-de Silva (Anthropology, Emory University) offered differing, albeit complementary, perspectives on the role that telling … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices in California, Chenai, and Accra

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Tanya Luhrmann The second CMBC lunch of Spring 2013 was a bit unusual in that it featured only one speaker.  Tanya Luhrmann (Anthropology, Stanford University), known for her work on modern-day witches, evangelical Christians, and psychiatrists, shared … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the 2012 Presidential Election

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Alan Abramowitz and Drew Westen In the first CMBC lunch of the 2013 Spring semester, Alan Abramowitz (Political Science, Emory University) and Drew Westen (Psychology, Emory University) offered contrasting analyses of the results of the 2012 … Continue reading

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Theories of (Embodied) Mind: Some Thoughts and Afterthoughts

Monday, October 22, 2012 Michael Moon and Elizabeth Wilson In Spring 2011, Michael Moon (Graduate Institute for Liberal Arts, Emory) and Elizabeth Wilson (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory) teamed up to teach a CMBC-sponsored graduate seminar with the title … Continue reading

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Images in the Mind

Friday, September 28, 2012 Laura Otis and Krish Sathian Laura Otis (English, Emory) and Krish Sathian (Neurology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Psychology, Emory) came together in the first CMBC lunch of the year to discuss the formation of mental images. Otis … Continue reading

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