A conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, the University of London on 22nd and 23rd March.

Poets and Keynotes:

  • David Morley (Enchantment, The Invisible Kings) – Poetry reading with images
  • Eóin Flannery (Oxford Brookes University) –  ‘Listen to the Leaves: The Ecologies of Contemporary Irish Poetry’
  • Jo Shapcott (Of Mutability, Tender Taxes, My Life Asleep) – Poetry reading
  • Steven Matthews (University of Reading) will run a training workshop on modern and contemporary poetry research.

Immediately following the final panel sessions of Day 1 of the conference, British Academy Literature Week, in association with the Institute of English Studies and the Royal Society of Literature, presents:
Alice Oswald (A Sleepwalk on the Severn, Woods etc., Dart) – Poetry reading: 6.00pm
Hugh Haughton (University of York) – ‘Poetry and Rivers’: 7.00pm