Posts tagged with ‘poetry’

Fast Speaking Women

Join us this International Women’s Day for an evening of live music and poetry.

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Epic journeys

Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.

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In your head: spoken word expression of mental health

Come along to ‘In your head: spoken word expression of mental health’ in partnership with Rough Trade, featuring Jess Green, Eagle Spits and other performers.

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Caroline Lawrence and the power of sadness – or, Virgil for reluctant readers

This lecture from Dr Helen Lovatt focuses on This lecture focuses on Lawrence’s adventurous choices in adapting the Aeneid for young readers. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.

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Being Human 2015: A Festival of the Humanities

The Being Human Festival returns in 2015, showcasing the role that the humanities have in the cultural, intellectual, political and social life in the UK. This year’s Nottinghamshire theme is ‘Creative City’. The University of Nottingham, working with a range of external partners in the East Midlands, will hold a series of events focused on the city of Nottingham as a creative space and source of inspiration.

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Grace Nichols and John Agard – Nottingham Poetry Festival

Grace Nichols and John Agard visit Nottingham Lakeside Arts as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival 2015.

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Liz Lochhead- Somethings Old, Somethings New

From the bittersweet to the rude and raunchy, Liz Lochhead, the National Poet of Scotland, weaves […]

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The continuing need for lesbian and gay literature

Professor Gregory Woods, poet and academic, presents ‘The continuing need for lesbian and gay literature’. With an introduction from Dr Abigail Ward, School of English. Free lecture for LGBT History Month, all welcome.

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‘Read Hear’ – music and spoken word from Rob Green and more

Nottingham City Libraries, The University of Nottingham and I’m Not From London present ‘Read Hear’. This event will feature music and spoken word from Rob Green and other performers. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Credit: Mishka Colombo

”They say that I am a poet”: slam poetry, verbal combat and the ‘death of art’ debate

Timo Schrader, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, discusses ‘Slam poetry, verbal combat and the death of art debate’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Mishka Colombo.

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