The Book as Cure: Bibliotherapy and Literary Caregiving from the First World War to the Present

The Book as Cure: Bibliotherapy and Literary Caregiving from the First World War to the Present
Date
14 September 2018, 9.00am - 6.30pm
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
Room G7, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

On 14 September, the History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) research collaboration at The Open University will hold a 1 day conference exploring the legacy of bibliotherapy from WW1 to the present. Led by three members of The Open University’s Department of English & Creative Writing, Siobhan Campbell, Sara Haslam, and Edmund King, this event will contribute to and shape understanding of the therapeutic importance of books across disciplines and help to generate further focused research in the Humanities and beyond.

Conference organisers:

Dr Siobhán Campbell, Siobhan.Campbell@open.ac.uk;

Dr Sara Haslam, Sara.Haslam@open.ac.uk;

Dr Edmund King, Edmund.King@open.ac.uk

 

 


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