My name is Dina Poursanidou and I will be speaking as someone who is both an academic (trained) researcher and uses mental health services. I started my research career back in 1994 and I have been using mental health services in Manchester since the summer of 2008. Read more
Ragged University in Reseach Stage
Public Ragged University activities are in hiatus until the public health crisis is long behind us. Our thoughts are with those who have had their health affected by the epidemic; mental and physical. Loneliness and isolation are stressful for a social species like ours. We are set with our eyes to the horizon and do what we can to humanize the small exchanges which texture life; someday we will be more at liberty to meet up again. In the meantime this Ragged University project has moved into a research and development phase focusing on the publishing of authors and the mapping of ideas. Please get in touch if you'd like to publish something; please do not get in touch if it is involves anything commercial - The Janitor
As part of the Ragged Library, Steve Tilley – Honorary Fellow; School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh suggested The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald…
The book I have settled on to recommend for the Ragged Library is much in the public eye just now. F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the source of a film just released, and topic for lit pundits on radio and TV. I read it in 1968 for a course on American novels – part of a degree in American Civilization*.