Posts tagged with ‘poetry’

Timber! Creative Writing, Poetics, and Feminism

This workshop considers the political energy of poetry and its incendiary potential – both in theory and practice.

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Storytelling for Mental Wellbeing

Mark Pearson (Assistant Prof Mental Health, University of Nottingham) and Andy Farr (artist) discuss the use of poetry and painting in recovery from trauma.

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Creativity, Making Meaning and Mental Health

This two-hour interactive event will explore the links between mental health and making meaning through art, music, poetry, and conversation.

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The Poetry of Therapy and Recovery [Postponed]

This event is a Counselling, Psychotherapy and Trauma Studies Seminar on The Poetry of Therapy and Recovery. Presented by Mark Pearson, Gary Winship, and Stefan Rennick Egglestone with readings from Dr Caroline Fox and Professor Martin Orrell.

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Fast Speaking Women

Join us this International Women’s Day for an evening of live music and poetry.

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Epic journeys

Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.

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In your head: spoken word expression of mental health

Come along to ‘In your head: spoken word expression of mental health’ in partnership with Rough Trade, featuring Jess Green, Eagle Spits and other performers.

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Caroline Lawrence and the power of sadness – or, Virgil for reluctant readers

This lecture from Dr Helen Lovatt focuses on This lecture focuses on Lawrence’s adventurous choices in adapting the Aeneid for young readers. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.

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Being Human 2015: A Festival of the Humanities

The Being Human Festival returns in 2015, showcasing the role that the humanities have in the cultural, intellectual, political and social life in the UK. This year’s Nottinghamshire theme is ‘Creative City’. The University of Nottingham, working with a range of external partners in the East Midlands, will hold a series of events focused on the city of Nottingham as a creative space and source of inspiration.

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Grace Nichols and John Agard – Nottingham Poetry Festival

Grace Nichols and John Agard visit Nottingham Lakeside Arts as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival 2015.

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