Easter Rising Centenary Symposium
Roy Foster MC
Sebasstian Barry MC

About the Symposium

Baylor is hosting an Easter Rising Centenary Symposium on March 21-22, 2016. Professor Roy Foster, W.B. Yeats's official biographer and a major Irish historian who teaches at Oxford, will be speaking, along with award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright Sebastian Barry, also from Ireland.

The Symposium is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences; the English department; Baylor's Beall Poetry Festival; the Consul General of Ireland, Adrian Farrell (Austin); the Center for International Education; the Institute for Studies in Religion; and the History Department.

Symposium Events

March 21-22, 2016

All events will be in Bennett Auditorium on the Baylor campus and are free and open to the public. Books by each speaker will be available at each event.

Lecture with Roy Foster
Monday, March 21
7:00 pm
Conversation between Foster & Barry
Tuesday, March 22
3:30 pm
Reading by Sebastian Barry
Tuesday, March 22
7:00 pm