Jason Allen-Paisant, SELF-PORTRAIT AS OTHELLO. Image courtesy of the author.
April 9, 2024

Self-Portrait as Othello: An Evening with Jason Allen-Paisant

David Scott invites Jason Allen-Paisant, winner of the 2023 T. S. Eliot Prize, for a conversation on poetry.
Reid Hall | 4 rue de Chevreuse 75006 Paris
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About the Speakers

David Scott teaches in the Department of Anthropology, Columbia University. He is the author of Formations of Ritual (1994), Refashioning Futures (1999), Conscripts of Modernity (2004), Omens of Adversity (2014), Stuart Hall’s Voice (2017), Irreparable Evil: An Essay in Moral and Reparatory History (forthcoming 2024), and (with Orlando Patterson) The Paradox of Freedom (2023). Scott is the founder and editor of the journal Small Axe and director of the Small Axe Project.

Jason Allen-Paisant is a Jamaican writer and academic who works as a senior lecturer in Critical Theory and Creative Writing at the University of Manchester. He’s the author of two poetry collections, Thinking with Trees (Carcanet Press, 2021), winner of the 2022 OCM Bocas Prize for poetry, and Self-Portrait as Othello (Carcanet Press, 2023), which won the Forward Prize for Best Collection. His non-fiction book, Scanning the Bush, will be published by Hutchinson Heinemann in 2024.

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