A Celebration of Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918) with Vahni Capildeo, Elizabeth Cook, Ian Duhig, Jean Liddiard, Deborah Maccoby, Tony Rudolf, Jeffrey Wainwright, John Whale and others.
Join us to commemorate the life and artistic achievement of poet and artist Isaac Rosenberg who died on the Western Front on 1 April 1918. The celebration will include an exhibition, round table, talks, and readings by the poets.
November 29th 2018, 15:00-19:00
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery
Agenda is yet to be confirmed, but as it stands, will comprise the following:
15:00-16:00 Lecture: Jean Liddiard ‘”Iron, honey, gold” (from August 1914 by Isaac Rosenberg); artist, writer and soldier’.
16:10-17:25 Elizabeth Cook, ‘Isaac Rosenberg: “a poet to paint a poet”‘; Jeffrey Wainwright, ‘Rosenberg’s “poeting”‘; Deborah Maccoby, ‘In what way is Rosenberg a Jewish poet?’
17:30-18:15 Roundtable with Elizabeth Cook, Jean Liddiard, Deborah Maccoby and Tony Rudolf.
18:15-19:15 Readings by Vahni Capildeo, Elizabeth Cook, Ian Duhig, Tony Rudolf and Jeffrey Wainwright.
All Welcome Free Entry.