Workshop: "Malignant Fictions"
Sophie Stammers and Jurek Kirakowski
Seminar Room 2A, Chemistry Building, Cantocks Close, University of Bristol
Registration is now open for 'Malignant Fictions', the second workshop organised by Dr Maria Vaccarella as part of her British Academy/Leverhulme-funded project, 'Illness as Fiction: Textual Afflictions in Print and Online'. It will be held on 20 September 2018 from 10.30 to 4.00 in the Chemistry Building at the University of Bristol.
The morning session will two guest speakers: Sophie Stammers (Birmingham), who will present on confabulations, and Jurek Kirakowski (Cork), who will tell us about factitious disorder online. The collaborative textual analysis session in the afternoon will be devoted to cancer narratives this time.
The workshop will be of interest to anyone concerned with factitious illness memoirs, autofiction or, more in general, in the overlap between psychology and literature.
Attendance is free and lunch will be provided, but places are limited, so please book here.