Seminars and Lectures

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 anxieties? This event is part of Café Culture’s season of Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

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 (Sussex), “Mood Work”; Alex Düttmann (Goldsmiths), “The Feeling of Life.” Read more…

CMH Publications

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 and Italian psychoanalyst Félix Guattari argue that schizophrenia is a Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities