Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Spring events at the Seamus Heaney Centre, QU Belfast

On Journalism and the Economy
Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 2pm
In the second of a series of conversations on journalism, BBC Writer in Residence at Queen's, Malachi O'Doherty, meets the BBC's award-winning Business Editor Robert Peston to discuss reporting business and economics.
Robert has published a series of exclusive stories about the global financial crisis. Before joining the BBC in February 2006, he was a print journalist for more than 20 years for the Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph and Independent. He has also published two critically acclaimed books, Who Runs Britain? and Brown's Britain.
Tickets to this event are expected to be in high demand and must be booked in advance. Tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Thursday, 31 March at 8 p.m. in the Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Michael Longley is one of the most celebrated poets in the language, the recipient of numerous awards, including the Whitbread Poetry Award, the T.S. Eliot Prize, and the Queen’s Gold Medal for poetry. He was the recent holder of the Ireland Chair of Poetry. His new collection A Hundred Doors (Jonathan Cape) is published on 17th March.

Lunchbox Reading: Boyle and Wilkinson
Friday, 1 April @1.00: Seamus Heaney Centre Seminar Room.
Maureen Boyle (poet) and Sheena Wilkinson (novelist)

Lunchbox Reading: Cummings, Mac Lochlainn and Clerkin
Friday, 13 May @ 1.00: Seamus Heaney Centre Seminar Room
3 Irish-language poets: Philip Cummings, Gearóid MacLochlainn and Catríona Clerkin.

Creative Writing M.A. Reading
Thursday, 19 May at 8 p.m. in Lecture Theatre G9, Lanyon North, Queen’s University Belfast
Students of the M.A. Creative Writing programme present selections of their work.

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