Hungry for Words: Creative approaches to start the conversation about eating disorders in men
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De-Stigmatising Eating Disorders in Men Café

Date
18/11/2020
Location:
Online event
Description
Men and boys get eating disorders too. Join us for an informative session, open to all, where we aim to bust myths about eating disorders in males.

Image and Narrative: Illness, Recovery, Change

Date
29/04/2019
Location:
B1 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
A free one-day workshop reflecting on the ways in which different forms of digital, visual and textual representation can support health.

Workshop with schools on mental health and eating disorders

Date
30/04/2019
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
An event with local secondary schools including a reading of The Year I Didn't Eat (Zuntold: 2019, author: Sam Pollen) by Elaine Bousfield (Zuntold and Kooth) and a workshop with Dave Chawner, author of Weight Expectations (Kinglsey: 2018).

Call for Poems on male 'disordered' eating: deadline 18 May 2018

Date
18/05/2018
Location:
Universiity Park
Description
Writers of poetry – in English or any other language (ideally with a 'translation note') are encouraged to submit their own poems for inclusion on the Hungry for Words: An interdisciplinary approach to articulating, communicating and understanding male anorexia nervosa website. £100 will be awarded to the author of the poem considered most suitable and £50 each for the two runner up poems.

Being Elsewhere: A photography exhibition by Rinzing Kelsang

Date
02/03/2018 - 20/04/2018
Location:
Institute of Mental Health
Description
A series of mostly candid images that express a sense of dislocation and a deep longing for being elsewhere, both physically and mentally.

Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Date
26/01/2018
Location:
B2 Hemsley
Description
Please join us for the book launch of Petra M. Bagley, Francesca Calamita and Kathryn Robson (eds), Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity, Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2018)

Hungry for Words – Self-confidence and self-esteem for young people

Date
26/01/2017
Location:
Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG8 1BB
Description
This event, for year 11 and 12 pupils and their teachers, is part of a wider research project on wellbeing, mental health issues and eating disorders.

AHRC research network 'Hungry for Words' : Interdisciplinary Workshop

Date
26/01/2018
Location:
The Hemsley (Room B2)
Description
Join us for a workshop articulating, communicating and understanding male eating disorders with particular focus on anorexia nervosa: approaches by charities, academia, psychotherapy, medicine and science.

Stand-up comedy gig by Dave Chawner

Date
25/01/2018
Location:
Portland building University Park Campus
Description
Dr Heike Bartel, Associate Professor of German, Principle Investigator AHRC research network "Hungry for Words" hosts a stand-up comedy gig by Dave Chawner. Dave is an award-winning comic, published author and mental health campaigner. He is also an ambassador for the eating disorders charity Men Get Eating Disorders Too and will be a delegate at the Friday workshop.
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Hungry for Words

Creative approaches to start the
conversation about eating disorders in men


telephone:0115 95 15816
email: heike.bartel@nottingham.ac.uk