Walker Cultural Leader Adam Dickinson – Author’s talk

Monday, March 18, 2019 -
20:00 to 21:00

Writing in the Anthropocene: Poetics and the Environment

Adam Dickinson’s poetry focuses primarily on intersections between poetry and science as a way of exploring new ecocritical perspectives and alternative modes of poetic composition. He is the author of Cartography and Walking (2002), Kingdom, Phylum (2006), The Polymers (2013), and Anatomic (2018). His poem “My Fear of Being Eaten” will appear in Quarry, with art by Lorène Bourgeois, The Small Walker Press (2019, upcoming)

This event is presented by the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture for the Walker Cultural Leader series. The Walker Cultural Leader series brings leading artists, performers, practitioners and academics to the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University. Engaging, lively and erudite, these sessions celebrate professional achievement, artistic endeavour and the indelible role of culture in our society. This education program is generously founded by Marilyn I. Walker.

For more information, please contact Catherine Parayre (cparayre@brocku.ca)

Date: March 18

Time: 8 to 9 p.m.

Location: Room 211, MIWSFPA