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20TRA613 Exploring Seamus Heaney's Poetry as a Teacher

20TRA613 Exploring Seamus Heaney's Poetry as a Teacher






This hour-long webinar will discuss key themes and techniques in Seamus Heaney’s poetry. We will begin with a short introduction about his life and work before exploring the poem ‘Digging’ to uncover the themes, images and techniques used in it. This talk will also suggest alternative ways of exploring his poetry through craft activities and highlight the rich variety of online resources offered by ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’.

Biography of Presenter

This webinar will be presented by Lisa Flanagan who is a Visitor Experience Assistant with ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’, a National Library of Ireland exhibition based in the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2. This exhibition tells the story of Seamus Heaney's life and poetry through the archive of drafts, letters, and notebooks he and his family donated to the National Library of Ireland in 2011. It opened in 2018 and is a partnership between the National Library of Ireland, the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht and Bank of Ireland.

Lisa has a degree in English Literature and over the years she has worked with several cultural organisations to develop and deliver engaging curriculum-focused tours, workshops and resources for students of all ages.

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Course Properties

Course date 04-11-2020 7:00 pm
Course End Date 04-11-2020 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-10-2020
Cut off date 04-11-2020 2:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Lisa Flanagan
Number Hours 1
Location Online

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