The John Clare Symposium was held at the University’s Botanic Gardens on Tuesday 23rd Septermber 2014. The symposium was a project of the Centre for John Clare Studies, set up by Dr Paul Chirico, Dr Mina Gorji and Dr Sarah Houghton-Walker, to mark the 150th anniversary of Clare’s death. EventsContinue Reading
Month: September 2014
Whither Political Theatre? – Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe
Whither Political Theatre? Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe. 19-20 Sept, St John’s College. The conference was sponsored by the British Academy as a BA Regional Event. Organising Committee: Dr Eva Urban, Dr Drew Milne, FBA Professor John Kerrigan. Keynote speakers included John Kerrigan & Eva Urban, from the Cambridge English Faculty, […]Continue Reading
English Renaissance Poetics: Online Bibliography of Texts and Sources
English Renaissance Poetics: An Online Bibliography of Texts and Sources – a £20k Cambridge Humanities Research Grants funded project lead by Dr Gavin Alexander ran from January to September 2014. ‘There has been too little engagement among literary scholars with early modern ways of thinking about imaginative literature. One major contributory factor is the difficulty […]Continue Reading
Poetry, Memory and Performance – Exploring memorisation, performance and the embodied knowledge of poetry.
Poetry, Memory and Performance 23rd – 24th March 2015 Homerton College, University of Cambridge Keynote speakers: Catherine Robson and Iain McGilchrist This interdisciplinary conference organised by the The Poetry and Memory Project will bring together researchers, educationalists, poets and performers with the aim of opening dialogue about the place and value of memorisation and recitation. […]Continue Reading