British Academy Well-being Events

The events below take place both at the British Academy 10-11 Carlton House Terrace and at partner venues around the UK. Many are free to attend. What is Well-being? Wednesday 14 January, 6-7.30pm  Venue: The Lowry, Salford What should the term ‘well-being’ encompass, what contributes to it, and why is it important? How does this Read the full article…

Fiction as Therapy: Towards a Neo-Phenomenological Theory of the Novel

Re-blogged from Research English at Durham:In the first lecture of a new British Academy series on The Novel in English, Professor Patricia Waugh reflects upon the recent rise of institutions such as the Reader Organisation, which encourages shared reading in therapeutic contexts such as hospitals and prisons. Taking this observation as a starting point, Waugh suggests that in recent years the Read the full article…