“Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working”: Durham University, DRAFT Programme

Brains in the Making: Emerging Models, Methods, and Modes of Working Workshop, Durham University, 19-20 March 2015 DRAFT PROGAMME NB This workshop is by registration only. Places have now been allocated.   DAY 1             19 March 2015 12-1                Lunch 1.00-1.10       Introductory comments: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods,                 Dr Peter Garratt 1.10-2.40       Session 1 Read the full article…

Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working (Workshop, 19-20 March 2015, Durham)

Call for Participants for ‘Brains in the Making’, Durham University (19th and 20th March 2015) Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working Workshop 19th March 12:00 to 20th March 2015, 17:00, Holgate Conference Centre, Grey College, DH1 3LG Organisers: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods (Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University; Read the full article…

Hearing the Voice Research Seminar Series (2014-2015, Durham University)

The Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series is designed to provide a platform for HtV researchers to share the detailed findings of their research and gain feedback from a wider audience.  Anyone with an interest in interdisciplinary research on voice-hearing or auditory hallucination is welcome to attend. The programme for 2015 is as follows: Thursday Read the full article…

‘We’re All Mad Here’ (Film Screening and Q&A with the filmmaker, 17 December 2014, Durham University)

‘We’re All Mad Here’   by Conor McCormackWednesday 17 December 5.30 – 7 pm The Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede Durham University, Leazes Road, Durham DH1 1SZ For the past 3 years independent filmmaker Conor McCormack has been documenting the Bristol Hearing Voices Network, a self-help group for people who hear voices or experience intrusive thoughts. Read the full article…

The Emergence of Experience Seminar Series: Minds, Beckett, Narratology, Dementia, Medical Humanities (Durham, 11 Nov 2014)

The Emergence of Experience, Seminar Series Institute of Advanced Study University of Durham, 2014-2015 11 November 2014 Institute of Advanced Study, Seminar Room, 16.00-18.00 Marco Bernini:  Submerging minds: features and principles of Beckett’s broken emergencies The recurring dehumanization or degeneration of Beckett’s characters’ mental faculties have largely been analysed as an ‘ostensible animalization’ (Weller, 2013: Read the full article…

Where does it hurt? A new collection from the Wellcome Trust celebrates rich diversity of the medical humanities

What does it mean to be well? Or ill? And who, apart from you, really knows which is which? Contemporary definitions of medicine and clinical practice occupy just one small corner of a vast field of beliefs, superstitions, cultures and practices across which human beings have always roamed in the search to keep themselves, and Read the full article…

Medical Humanities’ perspectives on the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations – Angela Woods (Public Lecture, Sheffield, 22 October 2014)

Medical Humanities Sheffield is proud to continue a series of open interdisciplinary lectures for students, staff and the general public. Conundrums, confounds and cacophonies: Medical Humanities’ perspectives on the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations Dr. Angela Woods, University of Durham WEDNESDAY 22 October 2014 Council Room – Firth Court – 6 p.m. Improving our understanding Read the full article…

Inner Voices, Inner Music: The Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal and Musical Hallucinations (Workshop, Durham, 17-18 September 2014)

Inner Voices, Inner Music: The Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal and Musical Hallucinations A two-day Hearing the Voice workshop                Holgate Conference Centre Grey College, Durham University “Voice-hearing”, or auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs), refers to the experience of hearing a voice or voice-like sound in the absence of an external stimulus. AVHs are reported by individuals with Read the full article…

Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations (Seminar, Durham Centre for Medical Humanities HtV, Thursday 12 June 2014 5pm)

The next seminar in the Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Dr Sam Wilkinson on ‘Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations’, will take place in the Birley Room at Hatfield College at Durham University (number 20 on this map) on Thursday 12 June 2014, 5 pm – 7 pm. Read the full article…

Notes from Galveston (final post 2014): Dr Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas

So, in a few days I will be taking my leave of Galveston once again. Of course I am sad to leave the island although I am looking forward to going home and excited about everything I have achieved during my ‘oh too short’ time here. I gave a colloquium and a drawing workshop and, Read the full article…