Third Meeting of the UOB PsyLit network: Friday November 8th, 2-3pm

The next UOBPsyLit meeting will be on Friday November 8th, 2-3pm in Arts room 104. Emily Thew (University of Sheffield) will be giving a 20 minute paper entitled ‘Mourning and Melancholia in Peter Carey’s Chemistry of Tears’. An open discussion will follow the paper.

Texts to be read and discussed for this session:

Peter Carey – Chemistry of Tears
Sigmund Freud – Mourning and Melancholia

We welcome staff and students both at Birmingham and further afield who are either working on, or interested in, literature and psychoanalysis.

If you would like to attend future PsyLit meetings or would like more information, please email Matt Geary, Rosie Reynolds and Oliver Penny at You can stay up to date by following us on Twitter (@uob_psylit) or WordPress (

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