Comfort Reads: The Opposite of Loneliness

By Ellie Anderson-Ingham

From 8-12 October (THIS WEEK!) York St John University is holding its inaugural ‘Comfort Reads Week’, hosted by ILE as part of Libraries Week. This week of events seeks to celebrate and explore the power of reading for wellbeing. To get in the mood, we asked our students to tell us about their favourite comfort reads. In this post, Ellie Anderson-Ingham shares her love of Marina Keegan’s The Opposite of Loneliness.

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women vs feminism: do we need liberating from gender wars

The Leeds Salon have been in touch to announce that Joanna Williams, journalist, academic, and author of Women vs Feminism and Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity will be introducing her book and face questions and comments from a critical panel:

 

  • Sally Hines, Professor of Sociology & Gender Identities, University of Leeds, and author of Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenship.

 

  • Valerie Bryson, Professor Emerita of Politics, University of Huddersfield, and author of Feminist Political Theory, and Gender and the Politics of Time.

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