Dr Juliane Roemhild is a Senior Lecturer in English at La Trobe University with a research interest in positive affect in fiction, bibliotherapy and the feminine middlebrow.
She is a Shared Reading facilitator and leads the research project “Bibliotherapy: Shared Reading for Wellbeing and Social Inclusion in Response to the Pandemic” at La Trobe University. She is the author of Authorship & Femininity in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2014).
ArticlesWe are living in uncertain times. Recent and ongoing crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and natural disasters, and increasing geopolitical and economic instability, have arguably led to a growing awareness of our existential precarity. Recent studies suggest that mental health is poor: among the general population, 24.4% experience anxiety and 22.9% suffer from symptoms of...Read more