Highlights of the 62nd Yeats International Summer School 2021
Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School, Lauren is a literary critic and cultural historian. She is author of W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State (Oxford University Press, 2010)
Goodrich C. White Professor of English and Irish Studies, Emeritus, Emory University, is the author of The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts.
Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Doireann is a poet and essayist. ‘A Ghost in the Throat’ was awarded Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards. She is also author of six critically-acclaimed books of poetry,
A highlight of the Yeats Summer School, a walk to the top of Knocknarea, to Queen Medb’s Cairn overlooking Strandhill.
Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
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