Lectures and Recordings


T.S.Eliot and Popular Music: Ragtime, Music-Hall, Bawdy Ballads, and All That Jazz : Nancy and Guy Hargrove, 7 July 2013

T.S. Eliot and Four Letter Words: Colm Tóibín, 7 July 2018


The T. S. Eliot Editorial Research Project

The TSE Editorial Project is a research project at the Institute supported by the AHRC and the Estate of T.S. Estate. The Editorial Project aims to produce new critically-edited and augmented volumes of the poetry, plays, prose and correspondence, which are to be published by Faber & Faber over the coming five years, under the general editorship of John Haffenden, Ronald Schuchard and Christopher Ricks. 

The International T. S. Eliot Society 

The T. S. Eliot Society is an international community of scholars and others interested in the mind and work of Eliot. It was founded in 1980 by the Hungarian-American man of letters Leslie L. Konnyu, for the purpose of providing fellowship and enrichment of understanding, and as a focus for commemorating Eliot in the city of his birth, St. Louis. Its annual program includes a Memorial Lecture by an eminent critic or scholar. 

Sign up now for the virtual conference of the International T. S. Eliot Society, held via Zoom, Oct. 2-3, 2020. Many of the lecturers and tutors who regularly appear at the Summer School will be speaking at the Society conference. There will be multiple panels presenting new research, two roundtables on the Hale letters, and a keynote lecture given by Robert von Hallberg. There is also still time (until July 30) to sign up to give a paper in one of four peer seminars: 1) Eliot and Racial Others, 2) Eliot and the Avant-Garde. Another two seminars will shortly be available for registration: 3) The Waste Land 4) Eliot’s Later Poetry. Find more details here:  https://tseliot.sites.luc.edu/activities.htm#seminars

T. S. Eliot Society (UK)

Founded in 2006, The T S Eliot Society (UK) provides links, resources, news and listings for Eliot scholars and enthusiasts.

T. S. Eliot Festival at Little Gidding

The Annual T. S. Eliot Festival is a major literary and musical celebration of the life and work of Nobel Prize winning writer Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965). The Sunday programme is a joint event with the T.S. Eliot International Summer School. For further information about the programme, speakers and concert, and how to obtain tickets, please see the Friends of Little Gidding new website.