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Representations of Autism in Literature

On Tuesday,  30th April, 11-noon, Tom Price on behalf of SHARP (Sheffield Hallam Autism Research Partnership) is hosting a presentation by Dr Sarah Whitely (https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/english/people/whiteley#tab01)  from the University of Sheffield. Sarah  will be sharing her research on the representations of autism in literature.  All are welcome to attend. This event will be held in Sheffield Hallam’s City Campus in the Adsetts Building – floor 6, room 20 (Adsetts 6620) https://www.shu.ac.uk/visit-us/how-to-find-us/city-campus-map

Sarah describes her research interests as lying ‘at the interface between language and literature, in the disciplines of stylistics, cognitive poetics and discourse analysis. My research examines issues of textual effect and interpretation in relation to contemporary prose and poetry. I am particularly interested in studying the experience of reading and researching reader responses to literary texts using empirical methods’