For many men, their fathers define what it means to be a man. In this talk, we celebrate the men who made us who we are, and delve into the ideas of masculinity we inherited with speakers including Howard Cunnell (author of Fathers & Sons), Kalwinder Sing Dhindsa (author of My Father & The Lost Legend of Pear Tear), Scott Graham (Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly who created Fatherland), Karl Hyde (musician, artist, founding member of Underworld and co-creator of Fatherland) and Yomi Sode (poet, father and former social worker). "
"Chaired by actor and writer Ben Norris. In 2013 Ben became the UK All-Star Poetry Slam Champion and has since performed his spoken-word across the country. His debut solo show, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Family won the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before touring the UK extensively. "
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Royal Festival Hall
Royal Festival Hall The Clore Ballroom
26/11/2017 3:15 PM
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Howard Cunnell has a Ph.D. from the University of London, and was previously a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Sussex. He is the editor of Jack Kerouacs On the Road: The Original Scroll, which the New York Times described as the living version for our time. A former professional scuba-diving instructor, he lives in London with his wife and children.