Words on the Move III

Words on the Move III

Words on the Move: Oh Lord! Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck College
16 November, 2018

Words on the Move III focussed on the potential and consequences of expanded digital communications for expression today, with discussions of Nonpersonhood, audio archives and Edouard Glissant's idea of 'opacity' in language.

List of papers:

'Making Space for the Human', by Professor David Herd (University of Kent), co-organiser of Refugee Tales

'Halting sites: Memory, Mourning and Archives', by poet Fran Lock (Birkbeck)

'Chimeras, Stains, and Nosegays', by Daniela Cascella (Sheffield Hallam University)

The Words on the Move III programme will be available soon.

This event is organised by Marina Warner, Steve Willey and Luke Williams, and is supported by the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birkbeck.


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