Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150 panel discussion and closing reception

UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers, respected broadcaster and long-time advocate for adult literacy, will moderate a Jan. 28 afternoon discussion at UVic on the enduring legacy of Irish poet W.B. Yeats, with panelists Dr. Ann Saddlemyer (Professor Emerita, University of Toronto), Dr. Magda Kay (Department of English, UVic) and Linda Hardy (Department of Theatre, UVic). This event is the closing reception for the Celebrating Yeats at 150 exhibit at UVic, which opened in August 2015.

Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet and Nobel laureate. The exhibit in Legacy Maltwood exploring his creative development as a poet and playwright is on display through Feb. 14 and features artwork, rare books and printed ephemera drawn from UVic’s Legacy Art Galleries, as well as UVic Special Collections and University Archives.

What: “Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150” panel discussion and closing reception
When: Thursday, Jan. 28 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Room 129, Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library