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Fugitive Ideas: A Cerebration for Hugh Haughton

Friday 8 June 2018, 5.00PM

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature and the Humanities Research Centre 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
  • Saskia Hamilton
  • 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
Symposium Organisers: Dr Bryan Radley and Dr James Williams

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