Pre-Easter Notes @Embodiments

Abstract submission @Embodiments researchers’ summer conference, Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014), is now closed. Please be advised that we will not consider any further abstract submissions for this event. However, if you wish to attend as a non-presenting delegate, please get in touch with Embodiments Research Group, and our colleagues will be happy to help you with registration.

Thanks to everyone who participated, sending us excellent abstracts. Many thanks also to our attending speakers. We will be announcing the programme mid to late May 2014. In the meantime and if you have any queries on the programme and registration, please contact our organising board, email: We will now be off for Easter holiday until Wednesday, 23 April 2014. Please be patient with email queries in the meantime.


Last summer we hosted some outstanding panels, taking us through studies of pain and melancholy in different fields. This year, we are focused on intersections of grief, language, and art. Although we are now seeking focused contributions on the subject of grief, we encourage everyone – who will be attending this event - to consider and discuss how these themes are relevant. We will select the best works for publication in our forthcoming volumes in Texts and Embodiments in Perspective Book Series. Therefore, attending the conference during all sessions is obligatory for those who register. We have a policy of limiting the number of parallel sessions in the interest of collective engagement and in-depth focus on almost all presentations.  Conference organisation and experience of parallel sessions during previous  years has taught us that limited number of sessions in each day boosts the richness of our discussions and helps us to get a better picture of coherent themes.

Delegates, summer 2013 conference @Embodiments.

Some delegates in summer 2013 conference @Embodiments, fingers crossed for a sunny conference again this year…

Thank you and looking forward to meeting you in July 2014!
Happy Easter and wishing you all a lovely holiday.

Embodiments Research Group, University of Liverpool