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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 · 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 

…and HUGH HAUGHTON in conversation with ADAM PHILLIPS.

Symposium organisers: Dr Bryan Radley and Dr James Williams