Becoming Medium: Whitman, Circulation, and Care (Seminar, 20th January)

When: 20th January 2021, 17.30-19.00 GMTWhere: Online (Zoom)Tickets: Free; reserve your ticket via Eventbrite. This Inventions of the Text seminar thinks about Whitman’s career in terms of financial circulation and the money medium. Submitting the self of Leaves of Grass to the violence of exchange value, Whitman’s poetry articulates the contours of something like money’s... Continue Reading →

What’s On: North East Literature and Book Events in January 2021

This month's North East books newsletter is short and sweet. However, as we adapt to the new lockdown it's likely more events will be added to the calendar, so keep checking back. If you're putting on an event and you're based in the North East, please share with us so we can help promote. We're... Continue Reading →

Najwan Darwish’s Embrace: Book Launch, Reading, and Discussion of Palestinian Poetry

When: 7th December, 19.30-20.30Where: Online (Zoom)Tickets: Free; register via Eventbrite. You are warmly invited to a forthcoming event organised by Durham University Centre for Poetry and Poetics and the Poetry Translation Centre, London. This is a book launch of Embrace, a selection of poems by Najwan Darwish, with translations by Atef Alshaer and Paul Batchelor.... Continue Reading →

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