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Critical Medical Humanities Symposium – Review by Avishek Parui

The first international Critical Medical Humanities Symposium was held on November 4 and 5 at Durham University. In the second of two reviews, Avishek Parui, recent PhD graduate in English Studies, writes: The Critical Medical Humanities Symposium at Durham University … Continue reading

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Critical Medical Humanities Symposium – Review by Abi Mcniven

The first international Critical Medical Humanities Symposium was held on November 4 and 5 at Durham University. In the first of two reviews, Abigail Mcniven, PhD candidate in Geography, writes: Introducing the ‘Critical Medical Humanities Symposium’, Angela Woods presented attendees … Continue reading

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Critical Medical Humanities Symposium – Final Programme and Invitation to follow #CritMH debate on twitter

We are delighted to be hosting the first international Critical Medical Humanities Symposium on November 4 and 5 at Durham University. Registration for the symposium has closed, but we would love for as many people as possible to participate in … Continue reading

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“Vermin” (CFP, Issue 9 of Nyx, a print & online publication of critical theory, radical politics & art)

Nyx, a Noctournal is a print and online publication of critical theory, radical politics and art. It is peer reviewed by a collective of young researchers, activists and theorists and is based at Goldsmiths, University of London. Issue 9: Vermin … Continue reading

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Visual and Literary Representations of Suffering (Research Double Bill, Leeds, Tuesday 16 April)

Painful Bodies: Visual and Literary Representations of Suffering Tuesday 16 April, 4pm-6pm Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities (enter via the School of English foyer) A double bill of research presentations co-hosted by the School of English Critical and Cultural Theory … Continue reading

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Pathologies of the Postmodern: Pat Waugh and Angela Woods Café Philosophique Event (Newcastle, 7pm, 18 March 2013)

Pathologies of the postmodern Professor Patricia Waugh and Dr Angela Woods, Durham University, will investigate the pathologies, mental and physical, epidemic and imagined, that have particular resonance in postmodern culture. What do they tell us about ourselves, our fears and … Continue reading

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Thinking Feeling: Critical Theory, Culture, Feeling (Registrations Open, Conference, Sussex, May 18-19 2012)

Thinking Feeling: Critical Theory, Culture, Feeling 18th -19th May 2012 University of Sussex £65 (waged)/£35 (unwaged) Keynote speakers: Timothy Bewes (Brown), “The Surge: Turning Away From Affect”; Eva Illouz (Hebrew University, Jerusalem), “Why Emotions are Crucial to Capitalism”; Ben Highmore … Continue reading

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CFP – Thinking Feeling: Critical Theory, Culture, Feeling – University of Sussex May 2012

 Thinking Feeling: Critical Theory, Culture, Feeling 18-19 May 2012, University of Sussex ‘Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic’ (Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia) As the recent UK riots indicate, there is no escaping the fact that economics provokes, amongst other things, strong feelings. … Continue reading

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Review of a conference to mark the centenary of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Death

I was lucky enough to attend an extraordinary conference over the break entitled: “Daniel Paul Schreber centenary – 200 years of Sonnenstein: The Modern Experience and the Performance of Paranoia.” The full report appears here on H-Madness, the history of … Continue reading

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