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Re-Configuring the Immune System: Bodies, Words and Worlds (Conference, 14 November 2013, Goldsmiths College)

The second event of the Radical Media Forum – Re-Configuring the Immune System: Bodies, Words and Worlds will take place on Thursday 14th of November, 17:00-21:00, at Goldsmiths, University of London, RHB Cinema. This event attempts to open up new … Continue reading

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“The Emotions” (CFP, Conference, Sheffield, 28–30 March 2014)

The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes will hold its twelfth annual   conference entitled ‘The Emotions’ at the University of Sheffield in   March 2014. Proposals are invited for papers treating aspects of the conference theme in relation to nineteenth-century French and … 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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Centre for Medical Humanities Seminars in Michaelmas Term

The Centre for Medical Humanities 2011/12 seminar series began on Wednesday with Angela Woods’ talk On Psychiatric Metaphor: Exploring the Use of Clinical Concepts in Cultural Theory. We were delighted to be joined by colleagues from so many departments, including … Continue reading

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On Psychiatric Metaphor: Exploring the Use of Clinical Concepts in Cultural Theory – Angela Woods CMH Seminar 26 October

On Psychiatric Metaphor: Exploring the Use of Clinical Concepts in Cultural Theory Dr Angela Woods, Centre for Medical Humanities Wednesday 26 October, 5 pm St Chad’s Chapel and SCR Followed by wine and canapés Anti-Oedipus (1979): French philosopher Gilles Deleuze … Continue reading

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