Naam : Yann Lovelock

Geboren in : 11-2-1939

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Nationaliteit : Engels


Biografie

{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1043{\fonttbl{\f0\fswiss\fprq2\fcharset0 Arial;}} \viewkind4\uc1\pard\lang2057\f0\fs20 Contact: \par 80 Doris Rd, Birmingham B11 4NF. \par Tel. 0121 449 6402. \par \par BA Hons in Eng. Lit. from St Edmund Hall, Oxford (1963) \par \par \par Teaching experience: \par Part-time tutor in Sheffield Univ. English Dept. (1968-70) \par Part-time lecturer in Creative Writing at Wolverhampton Art College and Birmingham Polytechnic (1978-80). \par Part-time lecturer for WEA in Creative Writing and Eastern Religions (1980-2) \par Creative writing arts worker for West Midlands Art Link (1984-7) \par Writers in Schools residencies for Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry Education authorities during the 1980s \par 1998-2001 taught the Verse Translation module for London University Dutch Dept's MA in Translation. \par Governor at Yarnfield Primary School, 2002-5. \par \pard\sa120 \par \par Buddhist involvement: \par \pard * Became Buddhist 1966 and since 1978 connected with Birmingham Buddhist Vihara. Three months as Theravadin monk (in B'ham) in 1982; eleven days at the newly opened Sangharama Monastery in 2002. Have helped superintend its meditation programme. In charge of educational outreach at the Vihara and subsequently the Dhammatalaka Peace Pagoda (this has also involved teaching in schools and other educational institutions). \par \par * Buddhist representative on the Multi Faith Research Unit steering committee (1981-5). \par \par * Buddhist chaplain at a wide number of HM Prisons 1980-90. Co-founded Angulimala, the Buddhist Prison.Chaplaincy Organisation, with Ven. Khemadhammo; acted as its Co-ordinator 1984-95 and until 2003 serving on its Executive Committee \par \par * Appointed as Buddhist representative to the Atlantic College Religious Advisory Panel (1989) and until 2003 regularly teaching in the Theory of Knowledge and World Religions courses at the school. \par \par * Publicity Officer for Birmingham Council of Faiths since 2000. \par \par * Joined Birmingham SACRE as Buddhist representative in 2000. Annually renewed co-option to NASACRE Exec. Cttee since 2002. \par \par * Founder member of West Midlands Buddhist Council in 2002 and its Publicity Officer. \par \par * Joined Connecting Faith Communities steering group in 2002-4. \par \par * Exec. Cttee of West Midlands Faiths Forum, 2003; elected Vice Chair 2005 (and thereby Alternative Member for Faith on West Midlands Regional Assembly). \par \par * Elected to Network of Buddhist Organisations as Newsletter Editor in 2004; Acting Interfaith Co-ordinator in 2005, position confirmed in 2006. \par \par * Sec. of Birmingham Maha Vihara 2005. \par \fs22 \par \par \fs20 \par Literary Activity \par A select bibliography is attached, ignoring much of the poetry and literary journalism. \par \lang1036 Vice-Chair Freundkreis Poesie Europe, 1977-97 \par Corresponding Member of La Soci\'e9t\'e9 de Langue et de Litt\'e9rature Wallonnes, 1995 \par \par \par \lang2057 \par Awards \par Sheffield University Verse Prize, 1966 \par \lang1036 Silver Medal Haute Acad\'e9mie d'Art et de Litt\'e9rature de France, 1986 \par \lang2057 Granted Buddhist title of Dhammachariya at Dhammatalaka Pagoda, 2000 \par Golden Buddha Award from the Thai-British Buddhist Trust, 2004 \par \par \par Editorships \par Literary Editor - Isis (Oxford Univ.) 1961-2 \par Reviews Editor - Iron (Newcastle on Tyne) 1974-82 \par Assistant editor - The Little Word Machine (Birmingham) 1975-9 \par \pard\keepn Guest Editor - Skylark (Aligarh, India)\i \i0 Dutch Poetry number\i \i0 1989 \par \pard Associate editor - Oasis (London) 1990-2002 \par \pard\keepn Associate guest editor - Modern Poetry in Translation (University of London) Dutch & Flemish issue1997 \par \pard Editor - Bright Spark (Sparkhill community newsletter) 1998-2002 \par Editor - BCF News (Birmingham Council of Faiths newsletter) 2001- \par Associate Editor - Lotus (the lay review of Birmingham Buddhist Vihara) 2001-5 \par Editor - Lovelock Lines (the Lovelock family newsletter) 2004- \par Sub-editor - SACRE News (the NASACRE newsletter) 2005- \par \par }
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