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Anger as Wisdom: Lessons from Later Life

CARE (Collaboration of Ageing Research Excellence | Te Taki Rangahau Pēperekou)

Emeritus Professor Amanda Barusch MSW, MFA, PhD

Amanda Barusch is known for her narrative inquiries into the lives of older adults. An avid collector of stories, she is Professor Emeritus at the University of Otago and the University of Utah. She is a fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. Amanda has authored or co-authored eight books, including Ageing Angry (Forthcoming, Oxford University Press), Love Stories of Later Life (Oxford University Press), Older Women in Poverty (Springer), Gerontological Practice for the 21st Century (Columbia University Press), and Social Forces and Aging (with Robert Atchley, Wadsworth).

Since completing her MFA in 2015, her poetry and fiction have appeared in various literary journals and anthologies.

Her work can be found on her website:

In this seminar, Emeritus Professor Amanda Barusch will be talking about her forthcoming book on late-life activism.

Light refreshments will be served.

Zoom link

Meeting ID: 973 2162 3792
Password: 153411

Date Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Time 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Audience Public,Staff
Event Type Online and in-person
LocationSeminar Room 153 General Practice and Rural Health, 55 Hanover Street, Dunedin
Contact NameAssociate Professor Chrys Jaye

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