Author: Virality

Reminder of our ‘leaving’ seminar 15th Dec UEL Docklands

It might not be Feel Good Friday, but thank your lucky stars it’s Thankful Thursday!

Emotions, Feelings, Affect, Work

Following a trajectory from the brawny body-machine couplings of the Taylorist factory to the supposed ‘post-Taylor’ cognitive workers and attention engines of the knowledge society; emotions, feelings, and affect have arguably remained a constant, yet under-scrutinized, factor of the management of labour. Indeed, recent interest in the colonization of emotions, feelings, and affect in the workplace perhaps misses the long history of feely managerial strategies…

Thurs 15th Dec at 4-7.30pm in SD103/SD104 (1st floor Sports Dock at UEL’s Docklands Campus) See https://www.eclab.uel.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Docklands-campus.pdf (number 3 on the map)

(https://www.uel.ac.uk/about/finding-us)

Thurs 15th Dec is a gap in the proposed RMT strike, so should be ok travel-wise.

OUR NEW ROOM INCREASES CAPACITY SO MORE TICKETS HAVE BEEN ADDED: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotion-feeling-affect-work-tickets-456912907807

PROGRAMME

Join us at 4pm for welcome drinks

Introduction (4.15) Chair: Andrew Branch

Andrew Calcutt: Affect and the Ineffectual (4.20)

Darren Ellis: By the Sweat of Your Brow You Will Eat Your Food Until You Return into the Ground! (4.40)

Lurraine Jones: Anti-Racism at Work: Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic (5.00)

Paula Reavey: Affective Surveillance and Distress: Mental Health First Aid England’s Take Over of the Workplace (5.20)

Tony Sampson: What the EmotionUX Lab Might Have Been (5.40)

Ian Tucker: ‘More or Less Digital’: The Changing (Topological) Relations of Home and Work (6.00)

Angie Voela: Affect, Psychoanalysis, Capitalism (6.20)

Q&A Chair: Andrew Branch (6.40)

We finish with special aesthetic derangements by Mikey Georgeson

Two Seminars at UEL in Dec

Please note a change of room for Dec 1st and note that the 15th Dec event coincides with a gap in between RMT rail strike action.

Thinking Decolonialisation/Decolonialising Thinking: A Collaborative Seminar Series for Academics and Postgraduate Students

First session 1st Dec 4-6pm PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE: SD103/4

This first session in a series is pitched at arts and humanities academics/PGRs, but open to all, including external visitors. The idea is to collaboratively present some ideas on decolonialisation, freely and openly discuss how they might be critiqued, adapted, adopted etc. in our research and teaching practices. Charmaine Dambuza will be leading on the series in 2023.

Free Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/thinking…

Emotion, Feeling, Affect, Work: A one-off ‘leaving’ seminar with Darren Ellis, Tony Sampson and Special Guests

Thurs 15th Dec at 4pm.

Please also join us at UEL Docklands campus on Dec 15th (a gap in RMT strike) at 4pm in SD103/SD104 for a special ‘leaving’ seminar themed on Emotion, Feeling. Affect, Work.

Free registration and full programme here: Please check for room updates: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotion-feeling-affect-work-tickets-456912907807

Best wishes all,

Tony

Blurb, line-up, sign-up for Emotion, Feeling, Affect, Work 15th Dec

Emotion, Feeling, Affect, Work

Dec 15th 4pm

UEL Docklands (EB 1.07)

Following a trajectory from the brawny body-machine couplings of the Taylorist factory to the supposed ‘post-Taylor’ cognitive workers and attention engines of the knowledge society; emotions, feelings, and affect have arguably remained a constant, yet under-scrutinized, factor of the management of labour. Indeed, recent interest in the colonization of emotions, feelings, and affect in the workplace perhaps misses the long history of feely managerial strategies.

It might not be Feel Good Friday, but thank your lucky stars it’s Thankful Thursday the 15th Dec

Please join us at UEL Docklands campus on Dec 15th at 4pm in EB 1.07 for a special ‘leaving’ seminar.

Speakers

Andrew Calcutt: Affect and the Ineffectual

Darren Ellis: By the Sweat of Your Brow You Will Eat Your Food Until You Return into the Ground!

Lurraine Jones: Anti-Racism at Work: Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Paula Reavey: Affective Surveillance and Distress: Mental Health First Aid England’s Take Over of the Workplace

Tony Sampson: What the EmotionUX Lab Might Have Been

Ian Tucker: ‘More or Less Digital’: The Changing (Topological) Relations of Home and Work

Angie Voela: Affect, Psychoanalysis, Capitalism

And special aesthetic derangements by Mikey Georgeson

Q&A

Chair: Andrew Branch

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotion-feeling-affect-work-tickets-456912907807

Update on CDI events 17th & 18th Nov

Two in-person and online events at Warwick’s Centre for Digital Inquiry on Thurs 17th and 18th Nov. Register for both events here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/cdi/news-events/

Nov 18th, 10am-3pm

Schedule

10:00 – 10:15

Opening welcome: Nate Tkacz

10:15 – 11:00

Olga Goriunova

Response: Tony Sampson

11:00 – 11:45

Jacob Johanssen

Response: Nate Tkacz

11:45: 12:30

Nate Tkacz

Response: Olga Goriunova

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch

1:30 – 2:15

Tony Sampson

Response: Ganaele Langlois

2:15 – 3:00

Megan Boler

Response: Jacob Johanssen

November 17th, 4:00-5:30pm

Tony Sampson in discussion with Nate Tkacz about his latest publication: http://politybooks.com/bookdetail/?isbn=9781509537402

Link to in-person public seminar at UEL Dec 15th Emotion, Feeling, Affect, Work

Thurs 15th Dec at 4pm in EB: 1.07 (https://www.uel.ac.uk/about/finding-us)

A one-off ‘leaving’ seminar with Darren Ellis, Tony Sampson and special guests.

Emotions, Feelings, Affect, Work

Programme

Chair: Andrew Branch

Confirmed Speakers

Andrew Calcutt

Darren Ellis

Lurraine Jones

Paula Reavey

Tony Sampson

Ian Tucker

Angie Voela

With very special Performative Derangement by Mikey Georgeson

Q&A

Two Public Seminars at UEL in Dec

UEL have suggested we can make these two in-person events open to the public. The 2nd is our leaving seminar, so yes, please do please do come along if you’re near the Docklands campus in east London on 15th Dec.

Link to regsiter as a guest for 15th Dec below.

Both seminars are in the East Building: EB.1.07 (Docklands Campus, toward Beckton at DLR Cyprus Station)

1. Thinking Decolonialisation/Decolonialising Thinking

Thurs December 1st at 4pm.

“… aims to provide a safe space for academics and postgraduate researchers to think through decolonialisation and consider possible ways to decolonise our research and teaching.” Co-organised by Charmaine Dambuza and Tony Sampson.

2. Emotion, Feeling, Affect

Thurs 15th Dec at 4pm

A one-off seminar including Darren Ellis and Tony Sampson with special guests (tbc), The event will be followed by drinks at a yet to be confirmed venue.

Join here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotion-feeling-affect-tickets-456912907807

Link to my “Thinking with Viruses” talk

Day three of the the workshop, organized as part of the project Epidemics and Communities in Critical Theories, Artistic Practices and Speculative Fabulations of the Last Decades financed by The National Science Centre within Opus 20 funding scheme, takes a closer look at viruses because their substantial and figurative potential may open up new perspectives on how to disrupt current imaginaries of epidemics.

https://www.facebook.com/KatedraPerformatykiUniwersytetJagiellonski/videos/870992330979263