The First Resort and The Naked Room, with historian Matt Smith and poet Willa Schneberg
Wednesday 22nd March 2023, 5.30pm (in-person)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
In this interdisciplinary event, Oregon-based poet and therapist Willa Schneberg and historian Matthew Smith (University of Strathclyde) use the unique insights from their work and research to explore how mental illness has been experienced across time and place. Presenting from their new publications The Naked Room and The First Resort: The History of Social Psychiatry in the United States, Schneberg and Smith share their views on what we could do to make the world a saner – and happier – place.