Feb
16

Date: Friday, Feb 16, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Nanaimo Campus

Malaspina Theatre, Building 310


Add to CalendarArts and Humanities Colloquium: "The importance of being Seamus: Heaney as local and global poet"." 02/16/2018 10:00 AM02/16/2018 11:30 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverNobel prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney reached a huge audience at a time when respect for poetry seemed to be waning. Drawing on his personal memories of working with the young Heaney, VIU Professor Emeritus, Timothy Brownlow, will evaluate Heaney's place in English-language poetry, and set his work in the context of his Irish background, his international reputation, and his significant achievement. Malaspina Theatre, Building 310 false

Nobel prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney reached a huge audience at a time when respect for poetry seemed to be waning. Drawing on his personal memories of working with the young Heaney, VIU Professor Emeritus, Timothy Brownlow, will evaluate Heaney's place in English-language poetry, and set his work in the context of his Irish background, his international reputation, and his significant achievement.


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