Join Dr Dennis Yeo, Lecturer at the National Institute of Education, as he shares the finer points of poetry appreciation and analysis.
Dr Yeo will demonstrate how to effectively approach the unseen poem in exams through a range of Singapore poetry.
There will also be a curator's tour of the National Library Level 8 Arts Space and a sharing session on National Library's print & electronic resources for the Arts collection.
This event is co-presented with Poetry Festival Singapore (PFS). PFS is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Seed Grant from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2019. It promotes poetry in all the island's official languages and the other arts through programmes such as public readings, keynote addresses, craft workshops, panel discussions and anthology publications.
Free admission. Please register at bit.ly/beautybeast2019 with your details.
Registration closes on 18 January 2019, 10pm.
Walk-ins are welcome based on available seats, first-come-first-serve basis.
About Dr Dennis Yeo
Dennis Yeo has taught at primary, secondary, junior college and tertiary levels. His positions include Subject Head (Literature), Head of Department (Pastoral Care & Career Guidance) and Vice-Principal of Pioneer Junior College. He is currently with the English Language and Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education. His research interests include Gothic film, popular culture and literature pedagogy. He is the author of Hook and Eye: A Study Companion and the editor of Ku*lit: Asian Literature for the Language Classroom. He received the NIE Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.