Events hosted by the Department of English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University
15.45 - 16.30
A cartography of Welsh poetries in English
(in 7 poems):
Poet Damian Walford Davies offers a personal cartography of Welsh poetry in English: seven poems, seven cultural spaces.
16.30 - 17.30
Poetic Anatomies: Objects, Bodies, Oralities:
Arts Centre Cinema:
Cia Rinne (Sweden), Eduard Escoffet (Catalonia), Anja Utler (Germany), and Morten Søndergaard (Denmark) in conversation with poet and novelist Katherine Stansfield. How do these poets conceive of the material practices of their poetry, which involve concrete inscription, performance, and embodiment?
18.30 - 19.45
"Europe": Poetry Reading, Arts Centre Old Café::
An evening of poetry that in different ways maps 'Europe' - a collaborative map by five Aberystwyth-based poets (Tiffany Atkinson, Matthew Francis, Richard Marggraf Turley, Katherine Stansfield and Damian Walford Davies), four European poets (Julia Fiedorczuk (Poland), Katerina Iliopoulou (Greece), Jeroen Theunissen (Belgium), and Estíbaliz Espinosa (Galicia)), and research students of the Department of English & Creative Writing, who will read the translated work of the visiting poets (in Welsh and in English).