Memory in the Twenty-First Century: Literary Festival, UCL, 6 September

Memory in the Twenty-First Century: Literary Festival, UCL, 6 September

  On 6 September 2014, University College London hosts a new Science and Literature Festival organised by The Memory Network: ‘MEMORY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY’, featuring, in conversation: • Ian McEwan & Paul Bloom (Yale, USA) • Suzanne Corkin (MIT, USA) & Hugo Spiers (UCL) • Maud Casey, Timothy J. Jarvis & Sebastian Groes (Roehampton) • Anna Stothard & Jason…
The Story of Memory

The Story of Memory

The Story of Memory Conference: Exploring New Perspectives on the Relationship between Storytelling and Memory in the Twenty-First Century The University of Roehampton, UK: 4-5 September, 2014 Invited speakers include: Paul Bloom (Psychology and Cognitive Science, Yale) Suzanne Corkin (Neuroscience, MIT) Mark Currie (English Literature, QMUL) Asifa Majid (Psycholinguistics, Radboud) Martijn Meeter (Cognitive Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Jamie Tehrani (Anthropology,…
Poetry, Memory and Performance, 23-24 March 2015, University of Cambridge

Poetry, Memory and Performance, 23-24 March 2015, University of Cambridge

Poetry memorisation and recitation, once inscribed in British education and woven into the fabric of cultural life,  declined dramatically over the course of the twentieth century. In recent years, however, there has been an evident rekindling of interest in both practices. Within formal education, poetry memorisation has been reinstated in the primary curriculum for England, whilst national competitions in England,…
Call for Participation: Interior Memory

Call for Participation: Interior Memory

The focus of the research examines how domestic space can be articulated through memory after the space has been vacated. The researcher will transcribe the participant’s verbal descriptions of rooms once inhabited to alternative photographic image making processes that unites memories of interior space to abstract representation. The implications of this project create a visual language of memories embedded within…