The Body in Mind: Reflections on Research Embodiment (Workshop, Oxford, 25 Feb 2015)

The Body in Mind: Reflections on Research Embodiment A Body and Being Network event Wednesday, 25 February, 5.30pm-7.00pm Jacqueline du Pré Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford The body can be messy, inconvenient and unpredictable. When you’re a scholar, the body can also be suspected of disrupting the research process. Academic cultures tend to negotiate the Read the full article…

How Do We Use The Body? Examinations of (Dis)comfort (Body and Being Network Event, Oxford, 25 November 2014)

“One way of approaching the phenomenology of the actor is to consider him as a kind of storyteller whose speciality is that he is the story he is telling.” – From The Actor’s Presence: Three Phenomenal Modes by Bert O. States A performer’s body, as the cliché has it, is his or her instrument. For Read the full article…

Raven becomes voracious: Tales of insatiable hunger (Launch of the Body and Being Network, Oxford 30 October 2014)

Raven becomes voracious: Tales of insatiable hunger Long ago in Haida country, in the time of the trickster Raven, lived a tribe and their prince – a prince who could never eat. Why was the prince perpetually satiated? What unlikely food awakened the prince’s hunger? And what role would Raven play in turning the prince’s Read the full article…