This seminar was supported by the Department of English Literature, ‘Identities’ Research Theme, University of Reading, and organised by Karin Lesnik-Oberstein and Johanna Motzkau.
Following on from part I the seminar further explored interdisciplinary approaches to listening by bringing together researchers from backgrounds in English Literature, Modern Languages, Law, Social Work, Critical Theory and Literary Studies, and Psychology.
10:00 - 10:15
Introduction (Motzkau and Lesnik-Oberstein)
10:15 - 11:00
Researching Practice as Process: From Dark Listening to Immersive Navigation*Dr Johanna Motzkau (Psychology; Open University)
Revisiting the Philosophical investigations’ childrenProfessor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein (English Literature; University of Reading)
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:00
‘Listening’ and ‘Looking’ in David McKee’s Not Now Bernard**Dr Jessica Medhurst (English Literature; Newcastle University)
13:45 - 14:30
Listening, languages and the nature of knowledge and evidence: what we can learn from investigating ‘listening’ in NGOsProfessor Hilary Footitt and Dr Wine Tesseur (Modern Languages; University of Reading)
14:30 - 15:00
Reading ‘Radio’ in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged
Dr Neil Cocks (English Literature; University of Reading)
15:00 - 16:00
Discussant and open discussion
Dr Pam Alldred (Education and Youth Work Studies; Brunel University)***
* Due to a technical fault the start of the seminar was not recorded (see seminar part I for similar presentation).
** Due to a technical fault this part of the seminar was not recorded (see Seminar part I for similar presentation).
*** Pam Alldred had to cancel short notice so could not attend the seminar.