Name: Professor Barry Spurr

Bio: Inaugural Professor of Poetry and Poetics, University of Sydney [ret]

Politics and the English Language: an Update – Barry Spurr & Miranda Devine

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Politics and the English Language: An Update

Speaker(s): Barry Spurr | Miranda Devine Date: 2016-10-05 Venue: Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Level 17, 8-12 Chifley Square (entrance via Hunter Street), Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm

Politics And Language

Professor Barry Spurr was a member of the academic staff of the Department of English in the University of Sydney for 40 years and was Australia’s first Professor of Poetry. Spurr touched off a bitter debate by denouncing the modern school curriculum for English studies. Miranda Devine, commentator and columnist for The Daily Telegraph and […]