British Poetry of the First World War Conference

On the 5th-7th September 2014, Wadham College will be hosting an international conference to celebrate the British Poetry of the First World War.

Run by The English Association, the conference is designed to appeal to all who have an interest in the poetry of the Great War, a distinctive feature will be that all the various societies, fellowships and associations devoted to individual poets of the First World War will be invited to participate by contributing lectures, panel discussions and recitals as well as exhibiting items from their archives and displaying their publications.

The conference patron is Professor Jon Stallworthy and plenary speakers will include Professor Edna Longley, of Queen’s University, Belfast and Professor Jay Winter of Yale University.

Oxford senior members Dr Stuart Lee and Kate Lindsay are on the conference steering committee representing Oxford’s First World War Poetry Digital Archive and The English Faculty.

Booking is now available on the conference website.

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