Author Archives: Felicity Callard

The Default Mode Network in Aesthetics & Creativity (Neuroscience Symposium, New York City, 6–7 February 2014)

  Thursday–Friday, February 6–7, 2014 The Default Mode Network in Aesthetics and Creativity: Neuroscience Symposium The Italian Academy, Columbia University Free and open to the public. Space is limited; please reserve seats Keynote speech by Marcus Raichle (Washington U. School of Medicine). With Randy Buckner (Harvard), Felicity … Continue reading

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Diagnosis and disputation: “archiving” DSM–5

Diagnosis and disputation: “archiving” DSM–5 I have spent the last few months gorging on DSM–5 media discussions. (All too often I have felt as though I have been ingesting too many empty, sugar-spiked calories.) I had promised myself, then, that I … Continue reading

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The DSM5 Debates: Searching for the voices of those living under, through, and beyond psychiatric diagnoses

Next week, on June 4–5, 2013, I will be speaking at the DSM-5 extravaganza taking place at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. There is a 2-day international conference titled: DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Where is … Continue reading

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“In An Archive of Anxiety”: Working with the papers of Dr X, a twentieth-century psychiatrist

Dr X’s secretaries appeared to have filed every mimeo … every Post-it® …  every photocopied, handmade “while you were out” note … every one of Dr X’s handwritten scribbles … and every version of Dr X’s marked-up drafts. It was, … Continue reading

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Neurocritiques? Neuroentanglements? Thinking through collaboration with cognitive neuro-sciences/scientists

On November 29, a group of us gathered at the Culture and Mental Health Research Unit at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal – on a day that felt very cold to me (-15 degrees C), but probably far from cold … Continue reading

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Luke Fowler’s “All Divided Selves” (Film, showing at Tate Britain, London, until 6 January 2013)

For those of you who have not yet seen Luke Fowler’s Turner-Prize nominated film on R.D. Laing (see Cheryl McGeachan’s review on the CMH blog), “All Divided Selves” will be showing several times a day at Tate Britain in London … Continue reading

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Mapping the Field of Neurocritique & Neuroentanglements (Workshop, Montreal, 29 November 2012)

Next week, I shall be taking forward the ‘Experimental Entanglements’ work that Des Fitzgerald and I (along with colleagues Simone Kühn and Ulla Schmid) developed in the context of our Berlin workshop (at which many Durham CMH members and affiliates … Continue reading

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