University of Kent Paris School of Arts and Culture, Reid Hall
4 rue de Chevreuse
David Herd is a poet, critic, and teacher. His recent writings on the politics of human movement have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, Parallax and Almost Island. In 2011 he co-founded the Sounds New Poetry Festival and he is a co-organiser of the project Refugee Tales. For this session, programmed with the Creative Writing MA programme at Kent University, Paris School of Arts, David will be talking about and reading from his most recent collection, Through, which includes five extended texts addressing the ways in which contemporary public language has been rendered officially hostile.
The seminar is part of the Politics of Translation, Translation of Culture series, which continues throughout the year and is open to anyone with an interest in translation studies.
For further information, please contact Dr Anna-Louise Milne