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Linda Kemp

Research Fellow

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Social Work and Health


Linda is a Research Fellow and supervises research at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

Research areas

Linda’s research is interdisciplinary, focusing on critical-creative practices of writing and relationships between social questions, political commitment, and social history. The research encompasses the creative and critical to include poetry, creative-critical writing, collaboration, performance and scholarly articles.

Recent and ongoing research includes work on: critical social theory; discourses of self-harm; housing and economics; listening; the language and politics of care.

Research Interests:

  • Care practices, politics and language
  • Creative-critical poetry, poetics and writing
  • Creative qualitative research methods
  • Critical Social Theory
  • Listening
  • Poetry and psychoanalysis/feminism/queer theory/Marxism
  • 20th and 21st century philosophy

External activity

  • Co-organiser of event programmes of poetry and sound performance.

Sponsors and collaborators

Collaborative interdisciplinary work incorporating the organisation of experimental, exploratory, and open-ended or iterative projects. Recent collaborators include artists, academics, musicians and writers.


Lease Prise Redux. Cambridge: Materials, 2016.

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