'Exploring diverse experience through poetry'

Series Name School of Psychology
Speaker Julia Malkin
Type Lectures & Talks
Starts at Mar 18, 2014 03:30 PM
Ends at Mar 18, 2014 05:30 PM
Venue Rattray Lecture Theatre
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Carl Gudgeon, cmg16@le.ac.uk.

Julia Malkin received a diagnosis of autism when she was forty and is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Leicester. Julia is a driving instructor and received an MBE for her work in adapting learning resources to teach driving to those on the autistic spectrum. She has focused on poetry for her PhD, with the aim of describing her own, alternative experience in poetic form. At this event Julia will read poems from her portfolio and engage in a dialogue with Nick Everett, her supervisor.

The seminar will run from 3.30-5.30 on 18 March on the University of Leicester campus (at the Rattray lecture theatre). After the seminar, light refreshments will be served and guests are invited to socialise with course staff and all three trainee year groups. There is no fee to attend, but for administrative and catering purposes please book a place by emailing Carl Gudgeon at cmg16@le.ac.uk.