Click on the links below to listen to some of the plenary talks from the MacNeice Conference and Celebration. The files are in wma format. You can also download an mp3 (the files are quite large, and so may take some time to download).
Jon Stallworthy has been a Professor of English Literature
at Cornell and
Jonathan Allison lectures in English at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. He is the editor of Yeats’s Political Identities (1996), and co-editor with Andrew Roberts of Poetry and Contemporary Culture: The Question of Value (2002). He is currently working on an edition of Louis MacNeice’s Selected Letters.
The First BBC Louis MacNeice Memorial Lecture
Peter McDonald has published three collections of poems,
most recently Pastorals (2004). He
holds the Christopher Tower Tutorship in Poetry in the English Language at
Terence Brown is Professor of Anglo-Irish literature at
Trinity College Dublin, where he is also a Senior Fellow. He is a member of the
Clair Wills is Professor of Irish Literature at Queen Mary,
Muldoon teaches at
Valentine Cunningham is Professor of English Language and
Neil Corcoran is King Alfred Professor of English Literature