Making Posthumanism Accessible - An Evening with Writer in Residence Isabel Galleymore

Making Posthumanism Accessible - An Evening with Writer in Residence Isabel Galleymore

3rd August - 3rd August 2020



7.30pm

What exactly is posthumanism? This new philosophical concept explores questions about what it means to be human, what makes us human, how we explore humanity, and what non-humans mean to us – but such questions are challenging. How can we think about posthumanism’s questions in ways that make sense to us, and which we understand? How can we know it when we see it? Join poet and critic Isabel Galleymore as she unravels this term with examples from a range of poetry

Isabel Galleymore’s first collection Significant Other, was published by Carcanet in 2019 and shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize. Her work has featured in magazines including Poetry, the London Review of Books and in New Poetries VII. In 2016 she was a poet-in-residence at the Tambopata Research Centre in the Amazon rainforest. In 2017 she received an Eric Gregory Award. She teaches at the University of Birmingham.

Tickets are priced at £18 or £30 with dinner (a copy of Significant Other included). Book online, call Reception on 01244 532350 or email enquiries@gladlib.org.


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