CRLC
Centre for Regional Literature and Culture

Poets Laureate Programme

Archived

10:00 Arrival - Refreshments.

10:30 - 11:00 Reading: Helen Mort.

11:15 - 12:15 The Byron Foundation Lecture: 'Identity and Poetry: Conflicts of Interest' - Angela Leighton reads from and discusses her poetry.

12:15 - 1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 - 2.15 Panel Discussion (Poets and Publics of the Past): Judith Jesch and Lynda Pratt.

2:30 - 3:00 Reading: Patience Agbabi.

3:00 - 3.30 Refreshments

3:30 - 4:15 Panel Discussion (Poetry Matters Now): Bridget Vincent and Matthew Welton.

4:15 - 4:30 Closing remark.

Poets Laureate Then and Now is sponsored by the University of Nottingham Research Priority Area 'British Identities: Culture and Communication from the Archipelago to the Globe' and by the Centre for Regional Literature and Culture. 

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