CONFERENCE: All Borders Blur

Registration now open for the All Borders Blur Conference – November 11 & 12, London & Virtual

All Borders Blur: Mapping Intersections and Genre Crossings in UK Spoken-Word Poetries Since 1965 is a two-day academic conference co-organised by the FWF/ERC-funded project Poetry Off the Page together with Queen Mary University of London and the University of Vienna. The conference investigates intersections of literary and performance traditions in contemporary UK spoken-word poetry and features presentations, panels and performances. Keynote lectures will be delivered by the award-winning poets Joelle Taylor and Dr. Anthony Joseph. The conference takes place at Queen Mary University of London with the option for remote attendance.

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Dr. Shalini Sengupta (University of Vienna / Poetry Off the Page)

Prof. Andrea Brady (Queen Mary University of London)

Prof. Peter Howarth (Queen Mary University of London)