Dunya Mikhail speaks to Alex Donnelly
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks to Alex Donnelly about commemoration, reconnection and poetry as ‘a museum of feeling’.
Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation is a Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series running in 2017-18 at the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. It brings together academics from many different fields, politicians and leading figures from cultural policy and the charitable sector. They are joined by novelists, poets, artists and musicians whose work has marked war in some way. The Series is divided into three strands – Textual, Monumental, and Aural Commemoration – and…