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British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference

 at The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry,

Queen’s University Belfast

15-17 September 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE:   
BRITISH AND IRISH POETRY 1960-2010


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE HERE

ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE PAPERS


Includes:

Keynote speakers:
Christopher Ricks: "The strength of Hill's unrelenting, unreconciling mind.",
William Logan:  "Lowell's Skunk: Heaney's Skunk",
Angela Leighton:  "Justifying Time in Contemporary Poetry"

Panel of poet-publishers:
Michael Schmidt, Don Paterson, Peter Fallon

Reading by Belfast Poets:
Michael Longley, Ciaran Carson, Medbh McGuckian, Frank Ormsby, Sinéad Morrissey, Leontia Flynn

Download Conference Poster here