Culture Night 2020: The Secret Rose

Friday, September 18 2020 5:00-8:00pm Yeats Building, Hyde Bridge, Sligo, Ireland ‘Enchanting evening filled with stories interpreted from ‘The Secret Rose’ collection by WB Yeats performed by Imelda Ryan Jones, followed by delightful watercolour painting – inspired by Elizabeth Yeats – with Rebecca Massey.’ Free event for children ages 7-12 Read more…

Paris Conference 2019

December 12-14, 2019 Yeats and Eros invite reappraisals of Yeats’s manifold and often unconventional explorations of the erotic in all its guises. The conference address the ways in which he toys with and renews the conventions of love poetry the embodied representations of desire on the stage, in speech, song Read more…

New York City Conference 2017

October 20-22, 2017 Hosted by The New School University, Fordham University, and New York University/Glucksman Ireland House, this years theme was 1917, Yeats in America. Featuring keynote addresses by Maureen Murphy (Hofstra) and Christopher Cahill (American Irish Historical Society). And readings by Nick Laird and Iggy McGovern.

Barcelona Conference 2016

Yeats & Asia: Imagining Asia through Yeats, Imagining Yeats through Asia For some people the association of Yeats with Asia will suggest references to Byzantium, for others it will suggest Theosophy, the influence of Mohini Chatterjee, Occultism, Rabindranath Tagore or the Upanishads, and others still will think of Nōh theatre, Read more…

Limerick Conference 2015

A Writer Young and Old: Yeats at 150 This first meeting of the newly formed International Yeats Society featured scholars, teachers, and writers from nearly twenty countries, to discuss topics relevant to the study of Ireland’s national poet. In addition to academic panels and plenary lectures, the conference featured the Read more…

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