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: https://bit.ly/2qrmRrH 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: https://fugitiveideas.com/
Please address enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org