19.09.2012 [PR Web (press release)] - Famous former students and alumni include seven Nobel Prize Winners: Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins; Professor Ronald Coase; Wole Soyinka; Derek Walcott; former President Nelson Mandela; joint-winner Charles Kao; and joint-winner Dr Rolph Payet
30.09.2012 [Irish Independent] - Last winter, John Kinsella and Alice Oswald demanded that they be removed from the shortlist for the prestigious TS Eliot prize, which in previous years had been won by such far better poets as Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon, Derek Walcott and Ted Hughes
17.10.2012 [Londonderry Today] - ... Oxford, Torino, Berkeley, Yale, Dartmouth and Louvain and has co-directed the annual Irish Seminar, the faculty of which has included such giants as Edward Said, Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott, John MacGahern, Fred Jameson and Benedict Anderson.
16.10.2012 [Trinidad Guardian] - Ventures Hockey Club recently began celebrations of its 85th anniversary with a service at St Mary's College Chapel, Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain. The sermon was delivered by Decan Derek Walcott, who reminded the audience that he could have been a
13.10.2012 [National Review Online] - ... teaching institution, increasing its endowment from $18 million to $422 million, adding buildings and renovating neighborhoods, and attracting and promoting such world-class scholars, scientists, and writers as Elie Wiesel, Derek Walcott, Sheldon
12.10.2012 [The Independent] - After their diplomatic business the two men talked for hours about Derek Walcott, Aimé Césaire, Langston Hughes and other great black writers of the time. The pleasure is palpable, even in the midst of war. Achebe has provided us with a passionate
I come from a place that likes grandeur; it likes large gestures; it is not inhibited by flourish; it is a rhetorical society; it is a society of physical performance; it is a society of style. - Interview with Ed Hirsch (1986), Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, Eighth Series (Penguin, 1988)
04.10.2012 [GalleristNY] - Some very fine news just landed in our inbox: Derek Walcott, the Saint Lucia–born poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992, will be giving the keynote lecture at a symposium at El Museo del Barrio on the evening of Oct. 11. His lecture is
16.10.2012 [Oneonta Daily Star] - “Billy Collins, Marilynne Robinson, David Sloan Wilson and Derek Walcott have each changed our world,” Hartwick College Professor of English Robert Bensen, said in the release, “because of the ways they write about the personal and political, the
06.10.2012 [The Star Online] - Among them are Noble Prize winners namely Prof Ronald Coase (Economic Sciences), Wole Soyinka (Literature), Derek Walcott (Literature), and Sir Charles Kao (Physics). The former South African president Nelson Mandela is also a former student.