University of Kent

Going Low-Brow at the University of Kent

B.J. Epstein | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
B.J. Epstein

Everyone knows that children's literature can't possibly be high quality, right? It doesn't count as proper literary fiction, does it? It can't make people consider big issues or challenge ideas of genre, can it? This week, the University of Kent's creative writing programme embarrassed itself by its advertising strategy, followed by a series of rather ignorant tweets.

Dump the Neurotrash and Leave Parents Alone, Say Academics

Jennie Bristow | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Jennie Bristow

If 'the science says' that children's brains are hardwired by the age of three, should we automatically believe this claim? Not according to speakers at an academic conference at the University of Kent this week.