QFT Player: In Conversation: Anne Carson & Robert Currie with Nick Laird

BBFC RatingQFT Player: In Conversation: Anne Carson & Robert Currie with Nick Laird

Showing: 18 February 2021 until 18 February 2022

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CertificateNot Rated
Year2021
LanguageEnglish
CountryUK
Running Time0HR 54MINS
SeasonQFT Player

The Seamus Heaney Centre's Professor Nick Laird joins the poet Anne Carson along with her partner and collaborator, the artist Robert Currie, in conversation with students from Queen's University Belfast. Available to watch for free on QFT Player.

Their conversation took place in February 2021, the third in a series of online events with Nick and other internationally renowned poets.

Anne Carson is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, classicist, and much else in between. She has taught classics, comparative literature, and creative writing at Universities across the US and Canada since 1979, including McGill, Michigan, NYU, and Princeton. Carson has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, and has won the Lannan Literary Award, two Griffin Poetry Prizes, the T.S.Eliot Prize, and the Princess of Asturias Award. She was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2005 for her contribution to Canadian letters.

For information on the international poets' series, visit the Seamus Heaney Centre.

Photo credit: Graeme Mitchell

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