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CfP: Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference

22–24 November 2019, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague

Lecture by Biddy Jenkinson

The Muse and the Hippopotamus: Questions of Inspiration, Responsibility

and Audience in Poetry

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Café Kampus, Tuesday 20 November, 19.30

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LECTURE BY PROFESSOR ALAN SPENCE

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 17:30, Room 200

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The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures is pleased to invite you to a lecture by the acclaimed Scottish poet, playwright, novelist and short-story writer Alan Spence.

During his talk, professor Spence will discuss his multifaceted writing career, his relationship to Scottish culture and literary traditions, and he will also read extracts from his works.

Wednesday 22 November 2017, Faculty of Arts main building (room 200) at 17:30.

The event will be held in English.

All welcome!

Alan Spence (1947) is an award-winning poet and playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was born in Glasgow and is based in Edinburgh where he and his wife run the Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre. For almost 20 years he taught Creative Writing at the University of Aberdeen where he founded the hugely successful WORD Festival, and where he is now Emeritus Professor. In October 2017, he became the Edinburgh Makar, the city's official poet.

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