Moore Institute Workshop 2011-12:Eco-poetry now! Reading, writing and understanding poetry in an age of environmental crises

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
13th January, 2012 @ 09:00:00

Eco-poetry Now!

Reading, Writing and Understanding Poetry in an Age of Environmental Crises.

Workshop, hosted by the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Gender Arc, UL Alliance

Friday, 13th of January, Moore Institute, NUI Galway

9.00 – 9.35 Gearóid Denvir (NUIG): Guth ón talamh aníos - A Voice from the Land:
The Ecopoetics of Gaeltacht Oral Poetry.

9.40 – 10.15 Margaret Mills- Harper (UL)
Inside/Outside: Space in Contemporary Poetry by Irish Women

10.20 – 10.55 Adrian Paterson (NUIG): Yeats' Trees

Coffee break

11.15 - 11.50 Sanghita Sen (Presidency College Calcutta): Nature as Divine India, the Upanishads, Tagore’s poetry

11.55 – 12.30 Helen Phelan (UL) Herrad of Landsberg's Hortus Deliciarum / Garden of Delights and Somatic Epistemology.

Lunch Break

14.00 – 14.35 Christian Schmitt-Kilb (University of Rostock): Ecopoetic Prose: Paul Farley's and Michael Symmons Roberts' Edgelands (2011)

14.40 - 15.15 Roman Bartosch (University of Cologne) 'The Reverie will Do' – Critical World Making, Poetry and Ethics

Graduate Panel:

15.20 – 16.00 Hanne Hasenkamp: Floods, Arks and Climate Change in Contemporary Fiction

16.05 – 16.25 Sabine Lenore Müller: The fallacy of the fallacy - Exploring the Ontological Claims of Ruskin's 'Pathetic Fallacy' and Modern Eco-poetry's Counterclaims

Coffee break

16.45 – 17.45 Poetry Workshop with Fred Johnston (Western Writers' Center, (Ionad

Scríbhneoiri Chaitlín Maude)

20.00 Seanós, Folk and Poetry Event in Kai Restaurant , Sea Road

(please email for details)