The Wilson Winter Tour

By James Matthew Wilson for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC

Devon, PA. As some FPR readers may have already gleaned from the Appearances page, I have a rather extensive speaking schedule set for this winter.  I would like to draw attention here to several events, including some that have not yet been listed on this site.

February 2, 2011, 7:30 pm. James Matthew Wilson addresses the Northwestern University Socratic Club, giving the lecture “The Rock against Shakespeare: Stoicism and Community in T.S. Eliot.” Event will be held at the John Evans Alumni Center (1800 Sheridan Rd, Evanston), and is open to the public. Postponed due to severe weather; updates to follow.

February 14, 2011, 4:30 pm. James Matthew Wilson addresses Villanova students, faculty, and the general public on Villanova student theater’s production of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral.  Wilson’s lecture is titled, “Bishop on Broadway, or What to Make of Murder.”  The play runs from Feb. 15-18th.  Details for the lecture and production can be found here.

February 24, 2011, 5:00 pm. James Matthew Wilson delivers “The Drama of Cultural Conservatism” at Yale University. Event will be held at 317 of Linsly-Chittenden Hall at 63 High Street, New Haven, Connecticut.

March 2011 [Date TBA]. James Matthew Wilson reads from his book of poems, Four Verse Letters, at the Franciscan University at Steubenville, OH.

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