Maternal Encounters. Maternal Alterity: Mum’s the Word. Maternal Transformations: Oi Mother, Keep Ye' Hair On! Maternal Interruptions: I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi, I Like You Very Much, Si, Si, Si, Si, Si, I Think You're Grand. Maternal Love: On Mother Love and Unexpected Weeping. Maternal Stuff: Maternity and the Encumbered Body. Intentions, Inconsistencies, Inconclusions.