June 8, 2018 to June 9, 2018
Literature, Humanities, Languages
In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, 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 aesthetics, 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.
Tickets can be purchased via the University of York's Online Store. Please note that there are a limited number of discounted tickets available for current members of the University of York (staff or students) and unwaged attendees. There are also a limited number of symposium-only tickets. All of these tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Symposium organisers: Bryan Radley and James Williams
Location: Humanities Research Centre, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West Campus, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK