We hope you all had a good xmas and new year!!
The first PsyLit meeting of 2014 will take place on Friday January 10th, 2-3pm in Room 104 on the first floor of the Arts Building at the University of Birmingham.
For the first meeting there will be a 20 minute paper by Gemma King entitled ‘Repressed Modernism: The Disparities of Freud’s Literary Theory, Criticism, and Practice’. Discussion will follow. Reading materials for the session will be:
Virginia Woolf ‘Character in Fiction’, 1924, in Virginia Woolf Selected Essays, ed. by David Bradshaw (OUP, 2008), pp. 37-54.
Sigmund Freud, ‘Some Character-Types met with in Psycho-Analytic Work’, 1916, in James Strachey (ed. and trans.)The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XIV (1914-1916): On the History of the Psychoanalytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works (London:Vintage, 2001), 309-36 (pp. 309-15).
Dates for your diaries:
Friday January 10th, 2-3pm. Gemma King (University of Birmingham)Monday February 10th, 2-3pm Dr Jan Campbell
We look forward to seeing you there,
Matt Geary, Rosie Reynolds and Oliver Penny