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Early Modern Emotion

Dear friends, Thank you so much for the very warm response to my message last weekabout Sources of Early Modern Emotion in English, 1500-1700.  I’mwriting today to let you know that the project is now hosted on a newwebsite that just launched, earlymodernemotion.net. You’ll see a couple of major changes from the document I circulatedlast week. …

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Early Modern Emotion Collaboration

Dear Colleagues, I hope this finds you well! I’m writing to let you know that I’ve started a GoogleDoc devoted tosources for the study of early modern emotion in English.  There’s nota ton there now, but I intend to continue adding more; moreimportantly, I hope that you might be tempted to check it out, spreadthe…

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Funded PhD Studentship

Dear colleagues,We are pleased to announce a funded inter-disciplinary PhD studentship at QMUL – jointly supervised across the Centre for the History of Emotions and the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health:MEDICINES AS EMOTIONAL OBJECTS Application deadline: 25 November 2019Full details here:https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/medicines-as-emotional-objects-multimorbidity-and-polypharmacy-in-socio-historical-perspective/?p87962 Please draw this opportunity to the attention of suitable candidates looking for…

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Gender Tensions and Emotions History

Recently, as many readers doubtless know, Melanie Hamlett published an intriguing piece in Harper’s Bazaar that quickly won wide comment. The subject was male emotional isolation –“Men Have No Friends and Women Bear the Burden” – and it clearly struck a chord with many female readers and some agonized or apologetic men as well. Clearly lots of…

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Do We Know What Work Feels Like?

Do We Know What Work Feels Like? Affective Forecasting in Performance Contexts Seth Kaplan George Mason University Department of Psychology Skaplan1@gmu.edu I study the subjective experience of work with a focus on the affective/ emotional parts of that experience. One topic of interest concerns how affect/emotions impact workplace behavior, including performance of job activities (i.e.,…

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