Passing of George Bornstein

The International Yeats Society is deeply saddened to learn of the death of George Bornstein—distinguished Yeats scholar, leader in modernist studies, Guggenheim Fellow, Professor at the University of Michigan, and fixture at the Yeats International Summer School. George is beloved by all of us in the Yeats community. His full Read more…

Passing of Sister Margaret MacCurtain

The International Yeats Society is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sister Margaret MacCurtain—distinguished historian, feminist, educator, human rights activist, and great friend to many of us in the Yeats community. Her obituary in the Irish Times can be found here: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/pioneering-historian-margaret-maccurtain-has-died-aged-91-1.4373446. The funeral Mass will be streamed live Thursday, October 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.

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