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In Conversation: Anne Carson & Robert Currie with Nick Laird

53m Poetry 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre’s Professor Nick Laird joins the poet Anne Carson along with her partner and collaborator, the artist Robert Currie, in conversation with students from Queen’s University Belfast.

Their conversation took place in February 2021, the third in a series of online events with Nick and other internationally renowned poets.

Anne Carson is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, classicist, and much else in between. She has taught classics, comparative literature, and creative writing at Universities across the US and Canada since 1979, including McGill, Michigan, NYU, and Princeton. Carson has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, and has won the Lannan Literary Award, two Griffin Poetry Prizes, the T.S.Eliot Prize, and the Princess of Asturias Award. She was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2005 for her contribution to Canadian letters.

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