Languages and Literature, University of Warwick
My thesis explores the ways in which ecological grief – the grief felt in response to environmental losses such as extinction or deforestation, often wrought by colonialism – is confronted in contemporary poetry from North America and the Caribbean.
'Kamau Brathwaite's 'Scarscape' and Ecopoetic Mourning'
The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) and The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Biennial Conference - Portland, Oregan (2023)
'These Veins that Run like Rivers': Colonialism and Ecological Grief'
Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis - University of Warwick (2023)
'Ecopoetic Mourning and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill'
English: Shared Futures - University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Salford (2022)
Creative Writing Masterclass for Transformations Prizewinners (2023)
Writing the Future: Creative Writing and Climate Change - a masterclass for the school outreach programme FABFest (2023)
Lecture on Poetry and Seamus Heaney at Bluecoats School Sixth Form College (2023)