Lectures

Being Psychotically Adept— Placing Change, the Poetic Self, and Community Arts Together

This article is part of the series:

For some time now, I have been volunteering at a local mental health clinic known as Foundry. One of the activities I have become involved in at the clinic is a weekly drop-in arts therapy group for clients. As part of my volunteer work, I have been shadowing Noriko, one of Foundry’s staff, in order to learn how to facilitate …

Features

Changing Time

History and dementia are both concerned with time. Writing history is all about folding time, making sense of things that have become confused and confusing with the passage of time by bringing different points into contact. And dementia, as the reflections in this series show, suggest different ways of experiencing and enacting time. These variations in dealing with time …

Features

Conference Report: “Biopolitics and Psychosomatics: Participating Bodies”

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biopolitics_poster2-2Biopolitics and Psychosomatics: Participating Bodies

8 July 2016, University of Cambridge

Conveners:
Darin Weinberg, University of Cambridge
Monica Greco, Goldsmiths, University of London
Robbie Duschinsky, University of Cambridge
Michael Schillmeier, University of Exeter

Introduction

Can we think of our living bodies as involving forms of social intelligence, agency, and power? And if so, how might this proposition transform the ways …

Web Roundups

Web Roundup: What Are You Afraid Of?

With Halloween just days away, October’s roundup will look at some of the macabre and spooky insights the web had to offer this month. Fear being a sensory experience–a pounding heart, shortness of breath, sweaty palms and vision problems are among the physiological markings of fear–it’s no surprise that science, medicine and the media valiantly make attempts each year to …