5th Global Conference (2012)

5th Global Conference

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Thursday 30th August 2012 – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

 


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

Thursday 30th August 2012
From 12.30
Conference Registration

13.30
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Gonzalo Araoz

14.00
Session 1: Defining and Rationalising Madness
Chair: Gonzalo Araoz

Re-Defining Madness
Kontein Trinya

‘Delire’ and Reality: Contributions From the New Rhetoric
Angélica María Franco Laverde

‘Lay Rationalisation’ About Madness – a Comparative Study Between Portugal and Poland
Mira Marcinów and Fátima Alves

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 2: Personal Experience/Reflections
Chair: Frances Davies

Oni the Demon:  Living with Schizophrenia
Claire McCurdy

Standing on the Edge of the Abyss: the Ethics of Vulnerability, Love and Forgiveness
Katrina Jaworski

Walking the Line: Madness as Identity, Illness and Inspiration.
Ruth C. White

 

17.00
Notices and Announcements

17.40
Wine Reception

18.30
Conference Dinner

 

Friday 31st August 2012
09.00
Session 3: Chronic Depression and Self Injury
Chair: Emma Tseris

Living With Chronic Depression – Reconstructing Biographies and Representations About Their Own Illness
Cecília Neto and Fátima Alves

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Proposals for a Cultural Interpretation of the Symptom
Lina C. Casadó Marín

The Relationship Between Creativity and Perfectionism, Problem Solving and Impulsivity Amongst a Self-Harming Population and a Non Self-Harming Population
Frances Davies

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 4: Madness and Literature I
Chair: Elaine Pigeon

Making Sense of a ‘Radio Panopticon’ in Beckett’s Radio Drama
Yeh, Tzu-Ching

Love and Music: Representations of Madness In Tolstoy and Nabokov
Ekaterina Yasko

A Medieval Madwoman in the Attic: Chaucer’s Wife of Bath in The Canterbury Tales
Nazan Yildiz

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 5: Madness and Creativity
Chair: Katrina Jaworski

Supercalifragilistic-Sick Imagination: the Experience of Generative Imagination in the Creative Process of Pathological Drawing
Terryl Atkins

Putting the Colour Back in Madness: Synaesthesia and the Sensory Arts
Aminah Hughes

Artistic Creativity as a ‘Multiple Personality Order’: The Case of Fernando Pessoa
Katia Mitova

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 6: Managing Madness through Artistic Activities: A Workshop
Facilitator: Gonzalo Araoz

 

Saturday 1st September 2012
09.00
Session 7: Madness and literature II
Chair: Bernadette V. Russo

Creativity as the ‘Substitute’ for Madness: A Freudian Analysis of Martin McDonagh’s Pillowman
Imren Yelmis

Madman or Visionary: The Deconstructed World of the Sci-Fi Writer Philip K. Dick
Elaine Pigeon

11.00
Coffee

11.30
Session 8:Madness and Gender
Chair: Ruth C. White

The Shackles of a Distant Self and the Damning Complicit
Bernadette V. Russo

The Social Construction of Traumatised Young Women
Emma Tseris

The Hysteric as Mad
Eleanor Bowen and Laura González

The Black Leather Motorcycle Queen and the Passion of Madness: Women in Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
Jennifer Hedgecock

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 9: Madness and Literature III
Chair: Laura González

Perversion, Madness and Crime in Young Italian Literature
Daniela Chana

The ‘Green-Eyed Monster’: Marital Jealousy, Violence and Erotic Monomania in He Knew He Was Right and The Forsyte Saga
Helen Goodman

The Image of Madness in Ukrainian and Russian Literature (at the end of 19th – early 20th Centuries)
Lyubov Shchitka

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 10: Historical/Ideological Reflections
Chair: Fátima Alves

Lunatic Asylums of British India: A National Library of Scotland Collection
Francine Millard

Madness is All: How Insanity Defines History in Sadaat Hasan Manto’s Story TobaTek Singh
Pushpinder Walia

The Power of Madness: A Marxist Critique of Social Constructionism
Bruce M. Z. Cohen

Prescribing Antidepressants and Tranquilizers: a Case Study on Therapeutical Ideologies in GP’s and Psychiatrists Medical Practice
Joana Zózimo

17.30
Development meeting and closing remarks

18.00
Conference Ends