The S Factor (A Poem by Sandy Jeffs)

The S Factor For Heidi Sometimes Craziness creates a Heightened Illumination of the Zeitgeist Originality its Privilege Humour its Revenge Every outsider Nonconformist work of art is an Ingenious Act of lunacy. © Sandy Jeffs 2013 Sandy Jeffs is an Australian poet and community educator. Her memoir Flying with Paper Read more…

Spirituality, Theology and Mental Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (New Book edited by Prof Chris Cook

Spirituality, Theology and Mental Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives edited by Professor Chris Cook is now available for pre-order (£45.00). In 2010 a Durham conference on Spirituality, Theology & Mental Health was made possible by support from the Guild of Health. The conference was attended by more than one hundred delegates, from a variety of different professional and academic Read more…

Disability and Culture: Whose Tragedy? (Workshop, Royal Holloway, London, 21 March 2013)

Disability and Culture: Whose Tragedy? Thursday March 21st, 2013 Centre for Creative Collaboration (c4cc) 16 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG Part of Royal Holloway’s Trauma, Fiction, History Series, jointly sponsored by the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway. Programme 11-11:15 Read more…

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects – Rebecca Bitenc (Seminar, Durham, 13 February 2013)

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects Rebecca Bitenc An Inventions of the Text seminar Wednesday, 13th February 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House Seminar Room, Durham University Dementia, due to world-wide increasing incidence rates, has come to the fore of Read more…