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 →

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 →

New Podcast: Birds and Embodiment in Shelley and Keats A transcript is available for accessibility purposes. In this podcast from our Late Summer Lectures series, Dr Amanda Blake Davis of the University of Sheffield takes us on a flight through birds and embodiment in the poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. @ABDavis1816 This lecture explores the Platonic implications of Keats and... Continue Reading →

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