Programme

Ryoko Akama’s artwork a sound poem (2018) will be on display throughout the day.

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Click here for abstracts of the symposium talks.

 


PART ONE: SYMPOSIUM

9.15       Arrival & Refreshments

10.00     Welcome & Introduction

Panel One: What Happened to Poetry?

10.05     Peter Riley — What Happened to Poetry?

10.25     Sandeep Parmar — Race and British Poetry

10.45     Brian Lewis — The Edge of the Map

11.05     Plenary

11.20     Refreshment Break

Panel Two: Poetry & Translation

11.40     Ian Duhig — Desearch/Digressions

12.00     Vahni Capildeo & Chris McCabe — Blackbox Testing

12.20     Clare Pollard — Modern Poetry in Translation and Diversity

12.40     Plenary

12.55     Lunch

 


PART TWO: READINGS

2.00      Hive South Yorkshire Poets

2.10      Brian Lewis

2.35     Kelvin Corcoran — UK launch of his new book, Article 50

3.00     Refreshment Break

3.30     Eloise Unerman

3.40     Zaffar Kunial

4.05     Jay Bernard

4.30     Closing Remarks

5.00     Dinner (optional)

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