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Title Celebrating William Butler Yeats 150th Birthday in Seoul
Writer admin Hit 1284 Date 2015.06.05
Contents Celebrating William Butler Yeats 150th Birthday in Seoul

Time: 10:00 am- 9:00 pm Saturday, June 13, 2015
Place: Dukam Seminar Room, Culture Hall 1st Fl, Dongguk University

10:00-10:30 am
I. Opening Ceremony
Prof. Youngmin Kim (Dongguk U.), Organizer of Yeats 150 in Seoul: Opening Remarks
H.E. Madame Aingeal O’Donohue, Ambassador of Ireland: Congratulatory Remarks
Prof. Hoon-sung Hwang, Dean, College of the Humanities, Dongguk University

10:30-12:30 am
II. Celebrating Yeats
Video Yeats
Chronology of Yeats’s Biography: Young Kyung Shin, Senior, English Major, Dongguk University
Introducing Yeats and Ireland: David Murphy, Deputy Chief of Mission of Irish Embassy

III. Lecture I by Irish and Korean Scholars: Yeats and Irish Writers
Prof. Claire Connolly (National University of Ireland, Cork)
“Counting on the Past: Yeats and Irish Romanticism”

IV. Irish Studies in Korea (in Korean language)
Prof. Young-Seok Rhee (Hanyang University)
“William Butler Yeats Studies in Korea”
Prof. Ki-Hyun Nam (Seoul National University of Science & Technology)
“James Joyce Studies in Korea”
Prof. Hoon-sung Hwang (Dongguk University)
“Samuel Beckett’s Endgame: A Postmodern Allegory on the Relationship between Man and Nature”

12:30-2:00 pm
Luncheon at Sanrokwon Cafeteria

2:00-5:00 pm
V. Lectures II by Irish and Korean Scholars: Yeats East and West and Beyond
Prof. Adrian Paterson (National University of Ireland, Galway)
“Yeats East and West”
Prof. Youngmin Kim (Dongguk University)
“Yeats and Transnational Vision”
Korean poet/novelist reading in Yeatsian Context
Address by Prof. Jungmyung Cho, President of Yeats Society of Korea Closing Remarks

5:00 ? 7:00 pm
Dinner at Sangrokwon Cafeteria

7:00-9:00 pm
VI. Evening of Irish Music & Literature
Music by Seoul Ceoltoiri Irish Music Group
Readings from Renowned Irish Author: Christine Dwyer Hickey
Q & A

Readings of Ulysses
Prof. Patrice Reidy (Sungkyunkwan University)
Mr. Bernard Hughes (B&H Productions)
Prof. James O’Sullivan ( Dongguk University)
Ms. Shin-Hye Kim, Senior, English Major (Dongguk University)
Music by Seoul Ceoltoiri Irish Music Group

Social Event at a bar:TBA

Attached: Pamphlet
File 첨부파일 Yeats 150-pamphlet-final-6.4.pdf (1393596 Byte)