This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.
Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.
Jacek Dehnel and Michael O'Neill
A roundtable discussion on modern poetry and translation, followed by a poetry reading in association with Arc Publications.
<div >You are warmly invited to attend a poetry reading by Jacek Dehnel and Michael O'Neill on Tuesday, 12 November, at St Cuthbert's (SCR), 12 South Bailey. The reading will be preceded by a roundtable discussion on literary translation, at which Jacek and Michael will be joined by Chantal Wright. <div > <div >Jacek Dehnel is a leading Polish poet, novelist, and translator (of Larkin and Auden, among other English poets). He is also editor of Six Polish Poets (Arc, 2009). Chantal Wright is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham, and a Visiting Fellow in the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Ottawa. She is currently writing a Routledge guide to literary translation. Michael O'Neill will be chairing the discussion and reading a selection of his poems, including those published in Wheel (Arc, 2008). <div > <div >The roundtable discussion is at 6.00 pm, and will be followed by the poetry reading at 7.15 pm. You are very welcome to attend either or both of these events. <div > <div >For further information about Jacek Dehnel, please see: <div > <div >http://www.arcpublications.co.uk/writers/jacek-dehnel
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We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars each year, many of them open to the public. Find out more on our Events page.
Many of our public lectures, seminars and conferences are recorded, and can be listened to as podcasts.
- 20th January 2021
- Sensory Experiments in Nineteenth-Century Literature
- Online (Zoom)
- Dr Erica Fretwell (University of Albany) and Dr Shannon Draucker (Siena College)