Refeef Ziadah

You are warmly invited to this fortnight’s staff-postgraduate

 CONTEMPORARY POETRY DISCUSSION GROUP.

 All with an interest in literature are welcome!

 
 We’re meeting on:
THURSDAY 12th July at 4:30pm 
in HUMSS 112
Whiteknights Campus

We’ll be discussing the performance poetry of Rafeef Ziadah, the Palestinian spoken-word artist and activist.  

 

Amongst the topics we’re likely to discuss are: 
the different literary experiences that arise for us when reading a printed page of poems or listening to the spoken word; poetry and performance (especially politics, voice and physical presence), the ethics of receiving and responding to politically-active poetry, the ways history, tradition, place and space are configured in Ziadah’s art.
You might take a look at: 

 


The session will be guest-led by Nick Hocking, from Birkbeck.

About Cindy

Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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