Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages (CfP, Conference, 11-12 Sept 2015, Oxford)

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages 11-12 September 2015 St Anne’s College, Oxford University Words, whether in poetry or prose, have a power beyond their meaning. They are capable not simply of expression but also of action; they can hurt or they can heal. Throughout the Middle Ages the potency Read the full article…

Words and what they say about us: Professor Jamie Pennebaker (Public Lecture, Durham Queen’s Campus, 24 June 2013)

Words and what they say about us Professor Jamie Pennebaker Monday 24 June 2013, 11am-12pm Durham University Queen’s Campus, Ebsworth Building (D010) Pastries and coffee/tea available from 10.30am Jamie Pennebaker is an internationally recognized social psychologist who’s endlessly curious about human nature. His earlier work found that keeping secrets can make people sick. This work Read the full article…