Modernism’s Chronic Conditions: Temporality, Medicine, and Disorders of the Self
University of Exeter, Friday 17th April, 2015


  • Dr Marion Coutts, author of The Iceberg (Goldsmiths)
  • Prof Lois Oppenheim (Montclair State University)
  • Dr Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck)
  • Prof Jeremy Holmes (University of Exeter)
  • Jonathan Heron (University of Warwick)
  • Dr Kirsty Martin (University of Exeter)
  • Prof Zoe Playdon (University of London)


  • Prof Alan Bleakley (University of Falmouth)
  • Prof Chris Code (University of Exeter)
  • Prof Paul Dieppe (Exeter Medical School)
  • Dr Joanne Winning (Birkbeck)

About the Event

This workshop brings together scholars, creative practitioners, medical educators, and clinicians concerned with disorders of the embodied mind, to consider how artistic modernism might offer specific resources for understanding what it means to live with conditions which resist narrative shapes of closure and completion. This workshop is the first event organized by the AHRC funded network
‘Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind: Investigating Disorders of the Self’.

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