Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History
- The Wellcome Trust
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The conference programme is as follows:
9.00. Welcome: Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck, University of London).
9.10. Introduction: Rob Boddice (Freie Universität).
9.30-11.00. Panel 1: Pain, Metaphor and Medicine
David Biro (State University of New York):
‘Psychological Pain: Metaphor or Reality?’.
Asa Jansson (Queen Mary, University of London):
‘From Metaphor to Emotion: Psycho-Physiology and the Creation of “Mental Pain” as a Symptom of Melancholia in Victorian Psychological Medicine’.
Sheena Culley (Kingston University):
‘Killing Pain: Aspirin and the Emotional’.
11.15-12.45. Panel 2: Second-hand Pain and the Pain of Others
Chair: Rob Boddice (Freie Universität).
Linda Raphael (George Washington University):
‘Imagining the Other: Two Cases of Desire and Resistance’.
Liz Gray (Queen Mary, University of London):
‘“The writhing of a worm…”: The Role of Pain in Developing Ideas of Comparative Psychology’.
James Burnham Sedgwick (Acadia University):
‘Observing Pain, Pain in Observing: Collateral Emotions in International Courts’.
12.45-14.00 Break for lunch
14.00-15.30. Panel 3: Scripting Pain in Mind and Body
Chair: Noemi Tousignant (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
Whitney Wood (Wilfrid Laurier University):
‘“When I think of what is before me, I feel afraid”: Delicate Women and the Pain of Childbirth in Late-Victorian Canada’.
Daniel Grey (Wolfson College, Oxford):
‘“The agony of despair”: Pain and the Cultural Script of Infanticide in England and Wales, 1860-1960’.
Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome):
‘The Perception of Pain in late-Imperial China’.
15.45-17.15. Panel 4: The Image of Pain
Chair: Fay Bound Alberti (Wellcome Trust).
Johanna Willenfelt (University of Gothenburg):
‘Documenting Bodies: Pain Surfaces’.
Columba Quigley (London Consortium):
‘Art and the Emotional Visibilisation of Pain’.
Danny Rees (Wellcome Library):
‘Down in the Mouth: Faces of Pain’.
17.15-17.30. Closing Remarks
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October 26, 2012, 10:00am BST
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