14/11/2014 Politics in Rhyme - an academic ceilidh: readings, reflections and performance

18.00-19.30, Gilchrist Post Graduate Club, University of Glasgow

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Politics in Rhyme
an academic ceilidh: readings, reflections and performance

 

Have poetry and song impacted on Scottish politics? Do poets and songwriters mirror or shape their political environment?
Historical and contemporary reflections, with contributions from:

Catriona Macdonald, historian
University of Glasgow Craig Lamont, poet
http://www.thecadaverine.com/?p=2029

Jonathan Henderson, songwriter and musician
http://www.jonathanhendersonmusic.com/about
Gerry Carruthers,
Francis Hutcheson Chair of Scottish Literature
University of Glasgow

Lady Alba, songwriter and musician
https://www.facebook.com/LadyAlbaNaw


Mark Nixon, historian
University of Edinburgh


Neil McDermott, musician
http://neilmcdermott.co.uk/


Robin Baillie, poet and curator
http://www.inframince.co.uk/

 


First published: 7 November 2014