Migratory Birds: Poetry and Perceptions of Climate Change
|Starts:||15:00 25 Mar 2015|
|Ends:||19:30 25 Mar 2015|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Families, Adults, Alumni, General public|
A panel of literary scholars and climate change and bird species experts will address the following questions:
- How does poetry represent birds and our relationship to them and how might it change the way that we relate to the natural world?
- What impact is climate change going to have on migratory bird species in the North-West and beyond?
- What will be lost in terms of the impact on the natural and built environment and in terms of our imaginative and spiritual connection to the world of birds?
3-5pm, Samuel Alexander Building, A113
Carola Luther (Carcanet Press), Dr Stuart Marsden (Manchester Metropolitan University), Professor Michael O’Neill (Durham University), Dr Mark Sandy (Durham University), Dr Michael Traut(Manchester University), Ralph Underhill (Public Interest Research Centre).
5-6pm, Samuel Alexander Builing, North Foyer
6-7.30pm, Samuel Alexander Building, SG1
On the theme of birds with Professor Michael O’Neill (Durham University) and Carola Luther(Carcanet Press), introduced by RSPB.
All are welcome; no booking required.
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Samuel Alexander Building