Freitag, 28. April 2023, 10:30 - 12:00 iCal

Paul Muldoon: Poetry as a Performative Artform

Lecture and reading

Aula am Campus der Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4 / Hof 1.11, 1090 Wien


Irish poet and Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon will read from his work and speak about poetry as a performative artform. Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He now lives in New York. A former radio and television producer for the BBC in Belfast, he has taught at Princeton University for thirty-five years. He is the author of fourteen collections of poetry including Howdie-Skelp, published by FSG and Faber and Faber in 2021. Among his awards are the 1972 Eric Gregory Award, the 1980 Sir Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award, the 1994 T.S. Eliot Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, the 2003 Pulitzer Prize, the 2003 Griffin International Prize for Poetry, the 2004 American Ireland Fund Literary Award, the 2004 Shakespeare Prize, the 2006 European Prize for Poetry, the 2015 Pigott Poetry Prize, the 2017 Queens Gold Medal for Poetry, and the 2020 Michael Marks Award. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

This event is co-organised by the Vienna Centre for Irish Studies and the Poetry Off the Page project (, supported by the Irish Embassy and the British Council.

To register, please email (subject line: "Paul Muldoon 28 April") by 17 April 2023.

(picture of Paul Muldoon © Beowulf Sheehan)

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Centre for Irish Studies, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik / Embassy of Ireland / British Council / Poetry off the Page

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Assoz. Prof. Dr. Dieter Fuchs / Ass.-Prof. Dr. Julia Lajta-Novak, MA / Ulrike Zillinger
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Centre for Irish Studies / FWF-Projekt "Poetry off the Page"