Tag: Feeling

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)


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


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,


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


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