fri 8 mar

10:00 AM – 10:30 PM Registration and Introduction

Session #1
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
20 min papers + Q&A

Dr Tim Edensor, Manchester Metropolitan University, ‘Atmospheres and the experience of the uncanny’
Matteo Melioli, Bartlett School of Architecture, ‘Forsaken Venice’
Prof. Lisa Tilder, Ohio State University, ‘De-Naturing and the Architectural Uncanny’

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM lunch

Session #2
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
20 min papers + Q&A

Michael J. Flexer, University of Leeds, ‘Zum Haus, zue Familie gehörig’: schizo-architecture and writing out the asylum
Rupert Griffiths, Royal Holloway University of London, ‘Reimagining the margins – the occluded landscapes of the Lee Valley’
Dr Douglas Spencer, Architectural Association, ‘Unheimlich Manoeuvre’

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM break

Session #3
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM
20 min papers + Q&A

Peter Dickens, Cambridge University, ‘Alienation and the Uncanny: Orford Ness as ‘Untrue Island’’
James Thurgill, Royal Holloway University of London, ‘‘Den Geist aufgeben’: exorcising ghosts from the hauntological uncanny’
Keynote: Prof. Steve Pile, Open University, ‘What is Uncanny about a Landscape?: Cloverfield and the overly familiar strangely familiar’

Roundtable discussion
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
with Prof Tim Cresswell, Royal Holloway University of London, as discussant.

5:15 PM – 7:00 PM Drinks