3rd Global Conference (2010)

3rd Global Conference

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Tuesday 14th September – Thursday 16th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford


The programme for the conference is available below. Delegates are listed according to the session in which they appear. Clicking on the Session Title will take you to the abstracts (where available) for that session. Each delegate is listed according to their affiliation.

Final Conference Programme

Tuesday 14th September 2010
from 12.30
Registration

13.30
Welcome and Opening Words
Gonzalo Araoz

14.00
Session 1: Madness and Philosophy
Chair: Gonzalo Araoz

Love and Madness in Plato’s Phaedrus
Rekha Navneet

Madness, Civilization, and the Reversal of Platonism
Noelle Vahanian

Madness as a Philosophical Problem in Hegel
Sean McGrath

Can we Understand Madness without Rationalizing It? Sense, Common-Sense and Nonsense in Psychoanalytic Explanation
Johnathan Sunley

16.00
Coffee

16.30
Session 2: Madness, Logic and Modernity
Chair: Johnathan Sunley

From Madness: Frege, Logic, and the Case of Logical Aliens
James Pearson

Along the Borderline of Modern Madness
William Davis

Jean-Pierre Brisset, the Test of Modernity
Marc Decimo

17.50
Notices and Announcements
Wine Reception

18.30
Dinner

Wednesday 15th September 2010
09.00
Session 3: The Experience of Madness and Difference
Chair: Marc Decimo

Along the Edge: Accompanying Passages
Daniel Scott

The Visibility of Difference: Gender and Suicide in Psy-Knowledge
Katrina Jaworski

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 4: Madness and Literature
Chair: Katrina Jaworski

Something Rotten in Denmark: “Madness” and Subversion in Hamlet
Amy Gordon

E.A. Poe: “The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether”: Siting America’s Insanity
Daniela Fargione

“Because the drummed rhythm was 7 …”  (Artaud: ‘Tutuguri’ 1948)
Richard McGregor

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 5(a): Madness and Gender in Literature
Chair: Richard McGregor

Maddening Passion in The Morgesons
Xiang Long

An Unsound Mind in an Unsound Body: Bodily Manifestations of Mental Distress in Women’s Madness Narratives
Katarzyna Szmigiero

15.00
Coffee

15:30
Session 5(b): Madness, Ethics and Literature
Chair: Katarzyna Szmigiero

Prophetic Madness, or Being “Madly” Human: A Reading of the Social Dimensions of Cure and Sanity in Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier (1918)
Kristen Renzi

Uncontrollable Passion or a Deeper Ethical Problem: Revisiting Medea from a Feminist Reading
Seyda Inceoglu

Madness: A Guilt, a Condition or a Choice? The 19th Century Polish Version of the Mad or Bad Dilemma
Mira Marcinow

17:00
Session 6: Metaphors of Madness
Chair: Mira Marcinow

Dancing Across Minefields: Madness, from Complex Systems to Mobile Metaphors
Alan Beattie

Roaring Poetry, Singing Frenzy. A Transcultural Enquiry on Lovesickness
Nicoletta Fazio

18.00
Sessions End

Thursday 16th September 2010
09.00
Session 7: Madness and Creativity I
Chair: Nicoletta Fazio

Categorical Impulses: Classifying Behaviour as a Means of Control
Suzanne Albanus

Madness, Creativity, and the Pre-Oedipal
Laura Chernaik

The Creativity of Mad People’s Labour: From Exploitation to Commemoration
Geoffrey Reaume

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 8: Madness and Creativity II
Chair: Geoffrey Reaume

Their Lives A Storm Whereon They Ride: The Affective Disorders and College Composition
Stephanie Stone Horton

Of Congenial Paranoids and Enlightened Shadows: Theatrical Madness in Titzina’s Folie à Deux: Dreams from a Psychiatric Hospital and Marta Carrasco’s White of a Shadow: Remembering Camille Claudel
Núria Casado

Roomforthoughts: Labyrinth Psychotica, Simulating the Experience of Time and Space During Psychosis
Jennifer Kanary

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 9: Performing Madness
Chair: Natacha Filippi

Madness–An Escape or a Dead End?
Iwona Bojarska

From Ego to a New Self: Madness as a Method of Liberation
Sylvie Simonds

Institutional Autoethnography as Relational-reflexive Testimony: Refuting ‘Obsessive-Compulsive’ Personality
Louise Tam

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 10: Madness and Politics
Chair: Louise Tam

The Uses for Respectable Madness in the Irish Provincial press 1800-1850
John O’Neill

Deviance, Punishment and Logics of Subjectivation during Apartheid: Insane, Political and Common-law Prisoners in a South African Jail (1947-1994)
N
atacha Filippi

17.00
Development Meeting  and Closing Remarks

17.30
Conference Ends