betweenbodies/bodiesbetween 2-day Conference at NUI-Maynooth




Two Day Conference, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, April 5th and 6th 2013


·               Professor Francis O’Gorman, ‘Touching the Dead: Swinburne Mourning’

·                     Dr Vike Plock, ‘Joyce’s In-Between Bodies’

·                     Dr Moynagh Sullivan, ‘Lactation, Lactation, Lactation: Places, Bodies and In Between in Emma Donoghue’s Room


Poetry Readings from Mary O’Donnell and Eva Lindroos



Maternal Bodies

Technology, Medicine and the Body

The Body and Psychoanalysis

The Body, Institution, Space

Decay and Disgust

Masculinity and the Irish Body

Corpses and Disembodiment

Touch and the Visual

The Body in Modern Fiction

Stigmatized Bodies

Body, Race, Colour

Pain and Wounds

Peforming Embodiment

Bodies and Illness


Screen Bodies


Organisers: Dr Margaret O’Neill, NUI Maynooth & Dr Christopher Stokes, Exeter


Please contact for details and a registration form.


Venue: Iontas Buliding, North Campus, National University of Ireland, Maynooth


Registration is €40