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The Gift of Language

Saturday 27 October 2018 9am – 5.30pm
The Essex Unitarian Church,
112 Palace Gardens Terrace,
London W8 4RT

Nearest Underground Notting Hill Gate

The fifth Temenos Academy Young Scholars Day will bring together young writers, linguists, and philosophers to explore the many ways in which language shapes our world. Hilary Davies will speak on poetry and translation, Jenny Rallens will present on language and memory, and Joseph Milne and Hilary Davies will explore Shakespeare’s sonnets and more in the afternoon seminars. Additionally, Young Scholars from various disciplines will present creative and academic work related to our theme.

The day is open to anyone aged 18–35. Admission is free. Tea and coffee will be available;
please provide your own lunch.

Please register in advance by using the form on the back of this flyer here.


9.00–9.15 Registration

9.15–10.30 Keynote lecture Language, Poetry and Translation – Hilary Davies
10.30–10.45 Tea / coffee
10.45–12.00 Keynote lecture on language and memory – Jenny Rallens
12.00–13.30 Lunch

13.30–15.00 Young Scholars Presentations of Academic and Creative work
15.00–15.30 Tea / coffee
15.30–17.00 Seminars with Joseph Milne and Hilary Davies

17.00–17.30 Conclusion

Hilary Davies is a poet and a member of the Temenos Academy Academic Board.

Dr Joseph Milne teaches regularly at the Temenos Academy and is a member of its Academic Board.

Jenny Rallens is a PhD student at the University of Oxford where she is working on language and memory in St Augustine.

THE TEMENOS ACADEMY is an educational charity which offers education in philosophy and the arts in the light of the sacred traditions of East and West. The Greek word ‘temenos’ means ‘a sacred precinct’.

The day will be directed by Temenos Academy Young Scholar Adele Guyton.

For information about the Temenos Young Scholars see here