Fugitive Ideas: A “Cerebration” for Hugh Haughton

Hugh Haughton
Hugh Haughton

In honour Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature, the 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 2018 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 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.

For further details, please see the conference website. Please address enquiries to happybdayhugh@gmail.com

Symposium Organisers: Dr Bryan Radley and Dr James Williams

Location: Humanities Research Centre, University of York, Heslington West Campus

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