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.
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.