8-9 June, Humanities Research Centre, University of York
In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature and the Humanities Research Centre is hosting a poetic and scholarly “cerebration”. We commence on Friday 8 June with an evening of poetry, featuring readings by:
GERALD DAWE · KIT FAN · SASKIA HAMILTON · BERNARD O’DONOGHUE · CAITRÍONA O’REILLY · PETER ROBINSON
To be followed by a day symposium on Saturday 9 June covering the fields of Irish literature, modern poetics, nonsense, psychoanalysis, and translation, including papers from:
MATTHEW BEVIS · FRAN BREARTON · JUDITH CLARK · ROBERT DOUGLAS-FAIRHURST · ZIAD ELMARSAFY · HÉLÈNE LECOSSOIS · HERMIONE LEE · PATRICIA PALMER · LIONEL PILKINGTON · NATALIE POLLARD · STEPHEN REGAN · JOHN DAVID RHODES · CLIVE SCOTT · JASON SCOTT-WARREN
…and HUGH HAUGHTON in conversation with ADAM PHILLIPS.
Symposium organisers: Dr Bryan Radley and Dr James Williams