Posts tagged with ‘lectures’


Darwin’s finches tracked to reveal evolution in action : Nature News More fascinating results from the legendary research by Peter and Rosemary Grant into Galapagos finches. If you haven't read 'The Beak of the Finch' – why not? ( tags: Galapagos birds evolution speciation ) Video: Atul Gawande: New Yorker Festival : The New Yorker […]


YouTube – Authors@Google: Trevor Paglen 'Trevor Paglen visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book "Blank Spots on the Map: The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World."' These @Google talks are usually worth a look; this is a good one. ( tags: CIA security lectures )

That Szirtes lecture

George Szirtes’s TS Eliot lecture is now available online at The Poetry Library. The Paterson lecture he comments on can be read here.

T S Eliot Lecture – George Szirtes

I went to the T S Eliot lecture given by George Szirtes today. Having been to Don Paterson’s lecture last year, it was interesting for me that Szirtes decided to pick out some of the things Paterson had said and disagree with them. In all such disagreements between poets, the terrible temptation is to think […]

George Szirtes TS Eliot lecture

I just booked a ticket for George Szirtes’s TS Eliot lecture next month, having been to and enjoyed Don Paterson’s last year. Judging by the Szirtes blog (and indeed his poetry), he should be able to put together a thoughtful and enjoyable lecture. But you never know. I don’t know what it says about me […]