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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Thinking with Feeling Workshop Two: Mind in History and Trauma, Memory and Disordered Affect

The second workshop in the "Thinking with Feeling" series took place on Saturday, February 7th, from 10.30 to 18.00. The theme for this workshop was "Mind in History and Trauma, Memory and Disordered Affect."


  • 10.30-11.00 Registration and Welcome - Matthew Ratcliffe (Durham University)
  • 11.00-11.45 Mind, Body and Affect in English Medieval Literature - Corinne Saunders (Durham University)
  • 11.45-12.30 Mechanising Thought in the Seventeenth Century - Jonathan Sawday (University of Strathclyde)
  • 13.30-14.15 In Two Minds: The Examples of Johnson and Boswell - Allan Ingram (University of Northumbria)
  • 14.15-15.00 Thinking about the Feelings of Others - Alan Palmer (Author and independent scholar)
  • 15.00-15.30 Refreshments
  • 15.30-16.15 Trauma and Psychosis - Richard Bentall (University of Bangor)
  • 16.15-17.00 Feeling Nothing: Paradoxes of the Trauma Subject Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London)
  • 17.00-18.00 Round Table and Audience Discussion