Laura Jones

MA Student

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Laura completed her undergraduate degree in UBC’s South Asian Language and Culture program in May 2020. Her thesis concept in grad school is instances of yoga in Sanskrit kavya poetry, with the long-term goal of doctoral interdisciplinary, intercultural research on the philosophy of mental illness. Yoga was a method that was used in South and South East Asia for managing symptoms of mental illness, and finding how it was used in literature may shed light on the public perception of the practice’s usefulness.


Laura Jones

MA Student
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Laura completed her undergraduate degree in UBC's South Asian Language and Culture program in May 2020. Her thesis concept in grad school is instances of yoga in Sanskrit kavya poetry, with the long-term goal of doctoral interdisciplinary, intercultural research on the philosophy of mental illness. Yoga was a method that was used in South and South East Asia for managing symptoms of mental illness, and finding how it was used in literature may shed light on the public perception of the practice's usefulness.

Laura Jones

MA Student
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Laura completed her undergraduate degree in UBC's South Asian Language and Culture program in May 2020. Her thesis concept in grad school is instances of yoga in Sanskrit kavya poetry, with the long-term goal of doctoral interdisciplinary, intercultural research on the philosophy of mental illness. Yoga was a method that was used in South and South East Asia for managing symptoms of mental illness, and finding how it was used in literature may shed light on the public perception of the practice's usefulness.