13.1 Creativity and Madness: The Misunderstandings Behind Mental Health

What:
Student Poster
When:
Friday 08 Nov 08:30 AM (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
Arts & HumanitiesAdvocacyExperiential Learning
Discussion:
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” presents a woman with a creative mind and a nervous disorder. Facing hopelessness because of a restrictive treatment, the “rest cure,” Gilman’s main character looks for ways to express creativity in solitary confinement. Mental health and freedom are subject to analysis and critical reflection.

Participant
Eastern Kentucky University

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