The Stories Bodies Tell
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 24th July 2021 – Sunday 25th July 2021
Online: ShockLogic Platform

Saturday, 24th July 2021

The platform will open at 12:45 GMT – UK Time

13:00 – 13:15 GMT Welcome and Introduction to the Platform: Progressive Connexions Team
13:15 – 14:00 Opening Words and Welcoming Workshop by the Event Leader
14:15 – 14:30 Break

14:30 – 15:30 Session 1: Simulated Bodies
Chair: Freja Gyldenstrøm

‘He had turned into a picture’ Neo-Victorian Reinterpretations of Victorian Corporeal Aesthetics of Aging in Susan Hill’s The Man in the Picture
Marta Miquel-Baldellou

“Disembodied Teaching and Learning: analyses of a year of teaching remotely”
Michael A Lange

15:30 – 16:00 Long Break

16:00 – 17:00 Session 2: Expressive Bodies
Chair: Michael A Lange

Magical Bodies? Indian Magician’s Body and the West, c.1813-1935
Sugata Nandi

The Neo-Edwardian Body: Style Production and Act of Becoming
Daria Romanova

17:00 – 17:15 Break

17:15 – 18:00 End of Opening Day Discussion and Consolidation


Sunday, 25th July 2021

The platform will open at 12:45 GMT – UK Time

13:00 –14:00 Session 3: Changing Bodies
Chair: Eunice Gorman

Super People, Super Bodies: Body Representations in Marvel Comics
Eser Yeşim Çakır

Turning the Old Tales into ‘Odd Tales’: An Investigation of the Female Body and Sexuality in Transformations
Hazal Yonca Birincioğlu

14:00 – 14:15 Break

14:15 – 15:15 Session 4: Making Peace with the Body
Chair: Daria Romanova

The Body We Inherit: Understanding Epigenetics, Attachment Theory, Narrative Therapy, and Mythopoetics
Laura McCullough

There is beauty in this body despite what the world has told you
Eunice Gorman

15:15 – 15:45 Long Break

15:45 – 16:30 Session 5: Our Bodies, Our Stories
Chair: Freja Gyldenstrøm

Space to share personal or found stories of moments of making peace with the body and its history, reclaiming the body, finding beauty where it had before been difficult to recognize.

16:30 – 16:45 Break

16:45 – 17:30 Outputs & Publications Workshop

17:30– 18:30 End of Day Discussion, Closing Thoughts, Goodbyes