Inaugural Lecture: Capturing feeling and experience in research about creativity
Start Date: 14/06/2022
End Date: 14/06/2022
Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm
Cost of Entry: Free
The Open University, Berrill Theatre Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
In her inaugural lecture, Professor Stephanie Taylor will discuss the associations of creativity, its contradictions and how we can understand the experience of being creative.
Stephanie Taylor is a Professor in Social Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling. She was a student at The Open University and returned as an academic in 1998. Her teaching for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences includes contributions to introductory social sciences, research methods and postgraduate psychology modules. Her research centres on the critical analysis of common sense knowledge that shapes our understandings of ourselves and our social worlds. For some years, she has researched and written about the experience of contemporary creative practitioners. Her books include Contemporary Identities of Creativity and Creative Work (with Karen Littleton), Narratives of Identity and Place and What is Discourse Analysis?