Interesting range of events coming up in Glasgow, hosted by the Asylum and Post-Asylum Spaces research group.
Medical Humanities Discussion Group 2016/17
Chair: Dr Cheryl McGeachan
All Sessions will take place between 1-2pm.
Wednesday 26th October
Session 1 – ‘Shakespeare and Madness: dramaturgies of mental illness in early modern England’
As part of my PhD research on madness in Shakespearean performance, this presentation examines dramaturgical approaches to representing insanity in Shakespeare’s plays. This involves an analysis of key trends in structure, style and character within both his comedic and tragic works. In doing so, I hope to explore how such patterns help construct meanings of madness by fitting into and/or challenging early modern psychological discourses.
Speaker: Molly Ziegler (PhD Candidate in Theatre Studies)
Wednesday 16th November
Session 2 – Discovering Medical Humanities collections
How effectively are we promoting the University’s medical humanities collections? How easy are they to discover? Archives & Special Collections staff are keen to hear your thoughts as we review and…
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