Programme

FRIDAY 8 JUNE
Poetry Reading

17.00-17.30. Introduction and Welcome
17.30-20.00. Readings by: GERALD DAWE · KIT FAN · SASKIA HAMILTON · BERNARD O’DONOGHUE · CAITRÍONA O’REILLY · PETER ROBINSON

SATURDAY 9 JUNE
Symposium

8.30-9.00. Tea and coffee

9.00-10.40. Panel 1: Eccentricities
MATTHEW BEVIS
Landscapes and Limericks
KARL O’HANLON
High Candles in High Windows, or, Thirteen-Odd Ways of Looking at Pigeons
HERMIONE LEE
“Perhaps after all there is something to be said for the eccentrics”
ROBERT DOUGLAS-FAIRHURST
“Mind the Gap”: Lewis Carroll

10.40-11.10. Tea, coffee & biscuits

11.10-12.50. Panel 2: Poetics
JASON SCOTT-WARREN
Feathering and Leaving: Nashe, Donne, Marvell
NATALIE POLLARD
Teaching against the Grain: Poetics and Risk
STEPHEN REGAN
Playing with Sonnets
FRAN BREARTON
Graves and Clocks

12.50-13.50. Lunch

13.50-14.50. Panel 3: Aesthetics
JOHN DAVID RHODES
The Prop and its Properties
JUDITH CLARK
Fashioning Names: Chloé and the Game of the Name

14.50-15.00 Break

15.00-16.20 Panel 4: Translations
ZIAD ELMARSAFY
From Mao to Molla Sadra: Christian Jambet on Revolution, Resurrection, and Revelation
PATRICIA PALMER
Straightening out Ariosto’s Tomboys: Sir John Harington’s translation of Orlando Furioso
CLIVE SCOTT
Literary Translation and the Understanding of Understanding

16.20-16.50. Tea, coffee & biscuits

16.50-18.10. Panel 5: Irelands
ALEXANDER ALONSO
Paul Muldoon’s Recipe for Rhyme
HÉLÈNE LECOSSOIS
Samuel Beckett, or the Necessity of Being mal armé
LIONEL PILKINGTON
Why Moving Statues Matter: Rethinking Ireland, 1985

18.10-18.30. Break

18.30-19.30
HUGH HAUGHTON in conversation with ADAM PHILLIPS