The International T. S. Eliot Society

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Annual Meeting for 2024: 20-22 September, in St. Louis, Missouri~~registration now open

Please register by August 21 to take advantage of our regular rates; after that date, rates will go up by $20.00. (reminder: you must be a member of the Society to register: here’s the membership link).

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T. S. Eliot International Summer School

The T. S. Eliot International Summer school brings together students and renowned scholars from around the world for a nine-day, immersive exploration of the life and work of Nobel Prize winning poet, critic, and dramatist T. S. Eliot. Information about the 2024 Summer School is available at this link.

Annual Meeting

The 45th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, from 20-22 September 2024. Our Memorial Lecturer will be Langdon Hammer, Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English at Yale University. We’ll be updating our conference information on this site regularly at this page: check back often and forward this information to friends and colleagues.

The 44th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society was held in Boston from 22-24 September, 2023. The Memorial Lecturer for the conference was Linda Gregerson, Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. A recording of that lecture, “Eliot and Ignorance,” may be found here. In addition to our scholarly activities, we took a Sunday trip to visit the Eliot family’s summer home and environs in Gloucester.  The program is here. Photos from the meeting are here.

The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society took place from September 23-25, 2022, in St. Louis, Missouri. It featured seminars, panels, a film showing, and a plenary lecture titled “The People of 1922,” given by Douglas Mao, Russ Family Professor in the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University. The program is here.

T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual is the leading venue for critical reassessment of Eliot’s life and work in light of the ongoing publication of his oeuvre, including poems, prose, letters, and plays.