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A ‘cerebration’ for Hugh Haughton, University of York, 8–9 June

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, and the Humanities Research Centre are 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 · Jason Scott-Warren

…and Hugh Haughton in conversation with Adam Phillips.

Tickets can be purchased via the 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.

For further details, please see the conference website:

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