‘A Positive Legacy? Creative Subjectivities in the Wake of the Pandemic’ Sue: What’s this talk all about, Stephanie? Stephanie: This talk is about creativity. We all understand the word and probably share some similar views about what it means and about the kinds of people who are creative. The understanding and views are part of… Continue reading In Dialogue with Professor Stephanie Taylor about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted heavily on the previously celebrated global sector of the creative industries. Contemporary discourses of creativity and creative work derive in large part from psychological research that both draws on and challenges the elite associations of the arts. Professor Stephanie Taylor's lecture adopts a critical discursive psychological approach to challenge accounts… Continue reading A positive legacy? Creative subjectivities in the wake of the pandemic
For many, the pandemic has introduced the paradoxical feeling of living through momentous change while also experiencing a sense of something akin to paralysis. This talk unpacks the experience of time and explores how ‘the present’ can be disrupted by liminal events, sometimes transforming the future into a past future whilst calling out for a… Continue reading The Experience of Time in Pandemics and Beyond: Views from an Open Psychology
A new article published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology is of special interest to the School. 'Community cohesion during the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic' is based on Sarah Jane Svensson's dissertation project for module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. The article is co-authored by Sarah and her former tutor, Stamatis Elntib, who supervised her DE300 dissertation.… Continue reading Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!