Seán Hewitt – “Eugenics, Sexual Selection and J.M. Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World'”

When:
March 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm America/New York Timezone
2017-03-22T15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-22T15:45:00-04:00
Where:
Park Hall, room 145
The University of Georgia
Park Hall, Athens, GA 30602
USA
Contact:
Seán Hewitt - "Eugenics, Sexual Selection and J.M. Synge's 'The Playboy of the Western World'" @ Park Hall, room 145 | Athens | Georgia | United States

Seán Hewitt was born in 1990 and read English at the University of Cambridge, where he received his college’s Emily Davies and Lilias Sophia Ashworth Hallett scholarships and twice received the Charity Reeves Prize in English. In 2014, he was awarded Arts Council England funding for a series of poems, and in 2015 was selected as one of the Poetry Trust’s Aldeburgh Eight. He won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2016, and is currently studying for a Ph.D. at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool.

Hewitt is a UGA Franklin College-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Short-Term International Research Fellow.