43. Women Poets and the Environment: Talk and Seminar

Thu 6 Jul 2023
12:00pm - 3:30pm | Burgage Hall - Event has now taken place.

A specialist on ecology and contemporary poetry (especially Jorie Graham, Kathleen Jamie, Mary Oliver) and Professor of English at the University of Bristol, Ralph Pite will give a talk exploring why poetry might matter in addressing the environmental crisis? What can it contribute? How have women poets particularly (Jorie Graham among them) addressed the crisis in their poetry?  

Then in the seminar participants will read some instances of the poetry, both British and American and discuss what approaches seem most successful and/or valuable. 

Talk 12noon – 1pm 

Seminar 2pm – 3.30pm

£10 each or £16 for both talk and seminar

In Association with the University of Bristol

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