Programme

FUGITIVE IDEAS: A CEREBRATION FOR HUGH HAUGHTON
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS ON 8-9 JUNE 2018

Organisers: BRYAN RADLEY and JAMES WILLIAMS (University of York)

Please note that all events take place in the University of York’s Humanities Research Centre. The HRC is located within the Berrick Saul Building, which is at the heart of the Heslington West campus.

FRIDAY 8 JUNE
Poetry Reading, Bowland Auditorium (BS/005), Berrick Saul Building

14:00-16:45. Registration, Berrick Saul Building Foyer
16:45-17:00. Symposium delegates take their seats
17:00-17:10. Introduction, BRYAN RADLEY and JAMES WILLIAMS (University of York)
17:10-17:20. Welcome, HELEN SMITH (University of York)
17:20-17:30. Doors open to Writers at York attendees
17:30-17:40. Introduction of Poets, MATTHEW CAMPBELL (University of York)
17:40-19:50. Readings by (in alphabetical order):
17:40-18:00. GERALD DAWE (Trinity College, Dublin)
18:00-18:20. KIT FAN (University of York)
18:20-18:40. SASKIA HAMILTON (Barnard College, New York)
18:40-18:50. Break
18:50-19:10. BERNARD O’DONOGHUE (University of Oxford)
19:10-19:30. CAITRÍONA O’REILLY (King’s College London)
19:30-19:50. PETER ROBINSON (University of Reading)
19:50-20:20. Writers at York wine reception and book sales by The Little Apple Bookshop

SATURDAY 9 JUNE
Symposium, all panels in the Bowland Auditorium (BS/005), Berrick Saul Building

08:30-09:00. Registration and tea & coffee, Berrick Saul Building Foyer
09:00-09:10. Welcome, JUDITH BUCHANAN (University of York)
09:10-10:50. Panel 1: Eccentricities. Chair: JAMES WILLIAMS (University of York)
MATTHEW BEVIS (University of Oxford)
Landscapes and Limericks
KARL O’HANLON (University of Leeds)
High Candles in High Windows, or, Thirteen-Odd Ways of Looking at Pigeons
HERMIONE LEE (University of Oxford)
“Perhaps after all there is something to be said for the eccentrics”
ROBERT DOUGLAS-FAIRHURST (University of Oxford)
“Mind the Gap”: Lewis Carroll
10:50-11:20. Tea, coffee & biscuits, Berrick Saul Building Foyer
11:20-12:40. Panel 2: Poetics. Chair: DEREK ATTRIDGE (University of York)
JASON SCOTT-WARREN (University of Cambridge)
Feathering and Leaving: Nashe, Donne, Marvell
NATALIE POLLARD (University of Exeter)
Teaching against the Grain: Poetics and Risk
FRAN BREARTON (Queen’s University Belfast)
Coming of Age: Longley’s Dedications
12:40-13:50. Lunch and Speeches, The Treehouse (BS/104), Berrick Saul Building, First Floor
13:50-14:50. Panel 3: Aesthetics. Chair: JUDITH BUCHANAN (University of York)
JOHN DAVID RHODES (University of Cambridge)
The Prop and its Properties
JUDITH CLARK (University of the Arts, London)
Fashioning Names: Chloé and the Game of the Name
14:50-15:00 Break
15:00-16:20 Panel 4: Translations.
Chair: ELIZABETH TYLER (University of York)
ZIAD ELMARSAFY (King’s College London)
From Mao to Alamut: Christian Jambet on Revolution, Resurrection, and Revelation
PATRICIA PALMER (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
Straightening Out Ariosto’s Tomboys: Sir John Harington’s Translation of Orlando Furioso
CLIVE SCOTT (University of East Anglia)
Literary Translation and the Understanding of Understanding
16:20-16:50. Tea, coffee & biscuits, Berrick Saul Building Foyer
16:50-18:10. Panel 5: Irelands.
Chair: MATTHEW CAMPBELL (University of York)
ALEXANDER ALONSO (University of York)
Paul Muldoon’s Recipe for Rhyme
HÉLÈNE LECOSSOIS (Université de Lille)
Samuel Beckett, or the Necessity of Being mal armé
LIONEL PILKINGTON (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Why Moving Statues Matter: Rethinking Ireland, 1985
18:10-18:30. Break
18:30-19:30. Closing Event

HUGH HAUGHTON in conversation with ADAM PHILLIPS (University of York)