Hellenic Association for the Study of English
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Faculty of English Studies

6th International Conference

October 20-23, 2005

(Re)Constructing Pain and Joy
Language, Literature, and Culture

Conference site: http://www.cc.uoa.gr/english/P&J/P&J1.htm

Pain and joy may be examined in relation to the suggested topics below (the list not being exhaustive):
  • cognition and emotion
  • cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives
  • instinct vs. education in science and culture
  • socio-cultural stereotypes
  • power and authority
  • identity formation
  • collective and/or individual memory
  • embodiment
  • pain and ponos
  • religion, morality and ethics
  • textuality vs. physicality
  • marketability