Thursday, February 26, 2009

Symposium Schedule

Synge Centenary Symposium: Synge and Edwardian Ireland
26-27 March 2009

Thursday 26 March
5.00 p.m., room 2039, Arts Building 
welcome address by Dr. John Hegarty, Provost of Trinity College, followed by the dedication of the J.M. Synge Lecture Theatre and a reading from the playwright's work by Marie Mullen
5.30 p.m., room 2039 Arts Building 
Keynote address by Terence Brown, "The Edwardian Condition of Ireland" (Chair: Brian Cliff)
6.30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Long Room, Library 
Reception and book launch for J.M. Synge, Travelling Ireland: Essays 1898-1908, ed. Nicholas Grene.

Friday 27 March: All Friday events in the J.M. Synge Lecture Theatre (room 2039, Arts Building)
9.30 a.m. 
Nicola Gordon Bowe, "Synge, Yeats, 'AE' and the Visualization of the Celtic Revival in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement" (Chair: Emilie Pine)
10.15 a.m. 
Adrian Frazier, "Synge and Edwardian theatre" (Chair: Christopher Morash)

11.00 a.m. 
Coffee break

11.15 a.m. 
Lucy McDiarmid, "Yeats's Cigarette Butt: Irish Revival Memoirs and the Celebrity System" (Chair: Mary Burke)
12.00 p.m. 
Anne Fogarty, "Phantom Intertexts: James Joyce and the Legacy of Synge" (Chair: Sam Slote)

12:45 p.m. 

2.30 p.m. 
David Fitzpatrick, "Synge and Poverty" (Chair: Eve Patten)
3.15 p.m. 
Harry White, "Synge, Music, and Edwardian Ireland" (Chair: P.J. Mathews)

4.00 p.m. 

4.15 p.m. 
Roundtable: "Working on Synge," with Declan Kiberd, W.J. Mc Cormack, Anthony Roche (Chair: Nicholas Grene)

5.45 p.m. 
End of symposium

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