Yeats Summer School Academic Directors 2023
Lucy Collins is Associate Professor of Modern Poetry in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film. Educated at Trinity College Dublin and at Harvard University. She has a particular interest in work by women: her critical anthology, Poetry by Women in Ireland 1870–1970 (Liverpool UP, 2012) was followed by a monograph, Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement (2015). In addition to her work as an anthologist, she has published widely on modern poets from Ireland, Britain and America and currently serves as editor of the Irish University Review. She is co-founder of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive, a national digital repository, and academic lead on the “Poetry as Commemoration” project, in partnership with the Decade of Centenaries programme.
Charles I. Armstrong
University of Agder, Norway
Professor of English Literature at the Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, at the University of Agder, Norway. Main research areas are the writings of W. B. Yeats, contemporary poetry, Romanticism, Memory Studies, and literary theory. Vice-president of the International Yeats Society, president of the Nordic Association of English Studies, and a board member of the Nordic Irish Studies Network and the Norwegian Society for English Studies. Visiting scholar at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
Yeats Summer School Lecturers 2023
SUNY Geneseo, USA
Margaret Mills Harper
University of Limerick, Ireland
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary
The University of York, UK
University of Virginia, USA
Durham University, UK