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Western Worlds: a Yeats & the West symposium

November 27, 2015

Western Worlds: A Yeats & the West Day

Bridge Seminar Room, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway

Friday 27th November 2015

10.45am Welcome & Kisses

Adrian Frazier  Yeats & Maud Gonne: The Meaning of Their Kisses

12pm   Memories

Brian Arkins    W.B.Yeats & G.M. Hopkins

Barry Houlihan   ‘Suffering Spirits and Remorseful Dead’: Remembrance and Re-enactments in the plays of W.B.Yeats

1pm       Lunch

2pm       Arts                                                                      

Deirdre Ní Chonghaile  ‘Listening to this rude and beautiful poetry’: J.M. Synge as song collector in the Aran Islands

Adrian Paterson    W.B. Yeats among the Arts

3.30pm   Revivals

Mary Harris   Realism, Idealism and the Gaelic Revival

Maureen O’Connor   Eva Gore-Both’s Vague Utopia

4.30pm   Coffee

& join the curators of Yeats & the West in an informal exhibition tour

(from 5pm in Special Collections)

5.30pm   Poems

David Clare & Deirdre Clare   dramatic readings

6.30pm   Bulls

John Behan  The Bull of Sheriff Street in conversation