Tag: embodiment

In From Counterculture to Cyberculture, Fred Turner analyses how digital technology came to be seen as capable of liberating the individual, freeing them from the shackles of petty attachments to organisations and places. This is a complex story but it’s one in which cultural entrepreneurs figure prominently, carving out modes of living which later percolated […]

Appearance Matters 6 Hosted by The Centre for Appearance Research, UWE  A two day international conference highlighting current research and good practice around psychology and appearance, including body image, visible difference, plastic and reconstructive surgery, the role of the media, interventions, innovative research methods, provision of care, weight and shape, identity and education.  ‘Appearance Matters’ provides an […]

In a previous post I introduced Archer’s idea of emotions as commentaries on human concerns. Her account construes emotions as relational and situated, clustering around specific human contexts: the natural order (body/environment relations), the practical order (subject/object relations) and the social order (subject/subject relations). In this post I’ll expand on the particular form of emotionality which is […]