Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Occupations and Interruptions: A Poetry Workshop For Carers

14:00, Monday, 07 February 2022 to 15:30, Tuesday, 15 March 2022

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Occupations & Interruptions is a series of free workshops for carers inspired by the work and life of Victorian poet Christina Rossetti and led by poet Dr Sarah Hesketh and Rossetti expert Dr Dinah Roe. They are organized in collaboration with Carers Oxfordshire, but carers from anywhere in the UK are welcome to join. The workshops are designed to be flexible, and you can work with us during online sessions, or offline in your own time. Attend as few or as many sessions as you can! Access is provided to all resources for the duration of the workshops.

The workshops will take place online on four Mondays in February and March 2022.

Workshop 1: 7 February 2022, 2-3.30pm
Workshop 2: 21 February 2022, 2-3.30pm
Workshop 3: 1 March 2022, 2-3.30pm
Workshop 4: 15 March 2022, 2-3.30pm.

If you have any questions, would like more details, or are interested in joining the workshops, please contact Dr Dinah Roe: d.roe@brookes.ac.uk

Image is a detail from 'Dante's Dream at the Time of the Death of Beatrice - Study of Dante holding the Hand of Love' by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0.

More information and how to book

Please contact Dinah for more information about the workshop or to book a place.

Email: d.roe@brookes.ac.uk