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Freedom and Care: Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Seán Hewitt

Freedom and Care
In conversation

Explore the relationships between queerness, care and freedom with author Maggie Nelson and poet and book critic Seán Hewitt in this free, online event from the 2021 Critical Poetics Summer School.

Event details

Maggie Nelson has written several books of poetry and prose, including the New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner The Argonauts. In this online event, Maggie will read from her latest work On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint and discuss the concepts of queerness, care and freedom with Seán Hewitt, poet and book critic at The Irish Times.

Find out more, including how to access the free event livestream, on the Critical Poetics website.

This event is one in a series of free to attend, public events as part of the 2021 Critical Poetics Summer School programme:

Friday 25 June — Care in the Time of COVID: Michael Rosen in Conversation
Monday 28 JuneCare for the Stranded: Astrida Neimanis
Tuesday 29 JuneCare and Waiting: Marion Coutts in Conversation with Laura Salisbury
Wednesday 30 JuneInter-species Care: Maya Chowdhry and Mama D Ujuaje in Conversation with Eva Giraud
Thursday 1 JulyTroubling Care: Nat Raha, Bhanu Kapil and Raymond Antrobus
Friday 2 JulyFreedom and Care: Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Seán Hewitt

Organised by the Critical Poetics Research Group at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in partnership with Nottingham Contemporary and Curated & Created at NTU.

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