Dylan Unchained: The Dylan Thomas Centenary Conference 1914-2014
Welcome to the website for Dylan Unchained: The Dylan Thomas Centenary Conference, being held at Swansea University from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th September 2014.
Hosted in Swansea, the city of Dylan Thomas's birth, this international conference engages anew with the poet who 'sang in [his] chains like the sea'.
Dr Leo Mellor (University of Cambridge)
Professor Carol Watts (Birkbeck, University of London)
Professor John Wilkinson (University of Chicago)
Public Lectures, Performances, Excursions include:
- New centenary edition of the Collected Poems edited by Professor John Goodby
- BBC Radio 3’s Ian McMillan hosts and participates in poetry readings, with Geraldine Monk and David Annwn
- Exhibition in partnership with the Dylan Thomas Centre
- First live performance, with a star cast, of Chelsea Dreaming, the acclaimed radio play by D. J. Britton
- Literary tour in partnership with Literature Wales: ‘Dylan Thomas, the Kardomah Gang, the Actor and the Comedian’
- 'Diolch Nigel Jenkins' - a special event to celebrate the late Swansea poet and writer, Nigel Jenkins.
Dylans Mobile Bookstore will also visit campus during the conference.
Events are open to all.