Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics

Registration deadline

United Kingdom

The online registration for Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness is now available at https://www.chase.ac.uk/uniting-two-perspectives . Registration deadline: 20th August. Although there is no registration fee, all attendees should complete the register. Registration includes: access to the conference events and catering. Please note that the conference dinner is not covered. A programme will be made available asap. On the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact the organisers should you have any registration-related questions. _____________ The aim of Uniting Two Perspectives is to bring together methods and ideas from philosophy and linguistics studies on mental illness. Suitable topics include, but are not limited to: • Diagnosis and treatment ideologies • Mental illness in institutional discourse (e.g. clinical texts, law, government policy) • Models of mental illness (e.g. medical, social) • Feminist and minorities perspectives on psychiatry • Conceptualisation and portrayal of specific conditions • Diagnosis and self-understanding • Verbal and non-verbal communication in neurodiverse communities (e.g. autism communities) • Mental illness in clinical, education, workplace, or family settings • Mental illness in the media (e.g. newspapers, magazines, films, cartoons, advertisements) • Identity and political representation (e.g. the neurodiversity movement, mad pride) • Stigma and anti-stigma campaigns Keynote speakers: Dr. Nelya Koteyko (Reader in Applied Linguistics; Queen Mary, University of London) Prof. Tim Thornton (Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health; University of central Lancashire) Abstracts of up to 300 words (references excluded) should be submitted via the form provided in the website. All abstracts will go through a double blind-review process. The deadline is the 4th May (EXTENDED) 2018. We will let you know if your paper has been accepted on the 4 of June 2018. Presentations should be 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English. Conference sponsored by the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE). Free event (registration required).

University of Essex
University of East Anglia
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Sara Vilar-Lluch
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