Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Yeats Day in Melbourne, Australia

June 13, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Full day event. Four lectures by eminent academics (The Hon Barry Jones; Professor Peter Kuch (New Zealand) Professor Kevin Hart (U.S.A) and Mr Phillip Adams);  a Noh Play of Yeats;

Presentation of the 2014 Yeats Poetry Prize;

Poetry Readings and a debate “The importance of the Classics in education today”.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

9.30am: Registration

10. 00am: Lectures – Professor Peter Kuch, Dr. Carolyn Masel, Dr Bob Di Napoli, Dr Earl Livings, Dr Edward Reilly

12. 30pm – 2.00pm: Lunch Break

2. 00pm: Presentation of 2014 Yeats Poetry Prize

2.45pm: A Noh Vision Play by W B Yeats. Directed by Jessica Bellamy. Choreographed by Tony Yap

3.30pm: Conversation – “The place of the Arts and Humanities in the 21st Century”

5.00 pm: Seminar close

TICKETS

All Day: $40. 00 / Concession $35. 00

Morning/Afternoon session: $25. 00 / Concession $20. 00

Tickets available via Paypal

You may register your interest in attending by emailing:  info@yeatsday2015australia.com or declanfoley2@gmail.com