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>From: "Katrzyna Szmigiero" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Cultural Representations of 
>Psychiatry  (Poland) (2/25/07; 5/18/07-5/19/07)
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>Swietokrzyska Academy in Piotrkow Trybunalski (Poland)
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>English Philology Department
>
>Invites all the interested scholars to participate in an international
>two-day conference:
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>Cultural representations of psychiatry and mental illness
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>18th ˝ 19th May 2007
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>
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>The suggested topics might include but are not limited to:
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>Representations of the mentally ill in cinema and literature (shell-shock
>and other posttraumatic shock disorders, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar
>disorder, eating disorders, substance-abuse related illnesses, suicide)
>
>Representations of the doctor-patient relationships
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>Gender and madness
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>Writing as a symptom/writing as a cure
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>Madness and artistic creativity
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>Madness and addiction in the Gothic
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>Madness in mythology, folklore and religion
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>Representations of psychoanalysis/works inspired by Freudian theories
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>Psychoanalytical/psychiatric reading of literary works, films, paintings,
>etc.
>
>
>ABSTRACTS:
>We invite abstracts of up to 250 words. Deadline for topic proposals and
>abstracts is 25th February 2007. The organising committee will notify all
>the potential conference participants about the acceptance of their
>proposals by 2nd March. The official languages of the conference are Polish
>and English.
>VENUE:
>The conference will be held at:
>Akademia ňwi═tokrzyska, Filia w Piotrkowie Trybunalskim
>Samodzielny Zakäad Filologii Angielskiej
>ul. Säowackiego 116/118
>97-300 Piotrk█w Trybunalski
>Poland
>
>
>FEE:
>The conference fee covers conference materials, coffee breaks and lunches.
>A selection of conference papers will be published by Naukowe Wydawnictwo
>Piotrkowskie.
>
>Conference fee 150 PLZ (40 euro)
>Doctoral students 110 PLZ (30 euro)
>
>The account number and further details will be sent to the conference
>participants in the next circular.
>
>ACCOMMODATION:
>We can assist the participants in their hotel bookings, either at Hotel
>Trybunalski or one of local Halls of Residence (budged but comfortable).
>Both are within a walking distance from the venue.
>
>ORGANISERS:
>Prof. Barbara Lewandowska ˝Tomaszczyk; Dr Katarzyna Szmigiero, Mgr Agnieszka
>Stanecka
>
>Please direct any questions and abstracts to [log in to unmask]

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