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To launch No Word for ‘Stay’, the 11th curation of Poetry Jukebox, join Centre Culturel Irlandais and Quotidian – Word on the Street for a dynamic in-depth discussion about Northern Ireland, its poets and the lived-experience of the Troubles.

Part of the Belfast International Arts Festival

This event is co-curated with Director of the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Nora Hickey M’Sichili and will be introduced by artistic director and poet Maria McManus.

The panel discussion is chaired by Professor of Irish Poetry at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, Clíona Ní Ríordáin. Joining her are poets Moyra Donaldson, Gail McConnell and Paul Muldoon to discuss the contribution of Northern Irish poetry and poets in articulating our painful, complex, and compelling history, its resonance in the present and its implications for our future. Join us to explore the dynamic between the immersive lived experience of the Troubles and the perspective gained with time or space, as articulated by its poets.

Customers will receive link to event 30 mins prior to it starting

Free event – donations welcome. For more information visit belfastinternationalartsfestival.com.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 6:00 - 7:00pm

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