School of Arts and Sciences ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY


Seminar dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the publication of Thomas Eliot's “The Waste Land”


A literary-scientific seminar dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the publication of the poem “The Waste Land” by the English poet and thinker Thomas Stearns Eliot will be held at the book house “Ligamus” on December 21, at 18:00.


  • Professor Paata Chkheidze, Ilia State University
    • The Ancient Mythologeme of T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” and It’s Georgian Analogy
  • Professor Jamie Olson, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Professor at Saint Martin's University
    • He do the islands in different voices: Eliotic transformations in the poetry of Derek Walcott
  • Rostom Chkheidze, Writer
    • “The Comedy of Godlessness (poetic scheme as the structure of a monograph)”
  • Professor Gia Jokhadze, Ilia State University
    • The experience of translating “The Waste Land”
  • Doctoral student Davit Tsarielashvili, Ilia State University
    •  “The Reflection of T. S. Eliot's “The Waste Land” in Georgian Prose of the Twentieth Century (Otar Chkheidze's “Dusty Wind”)”
  • Doctoral student Ketevan Gakhokia, Ilia State University
    • Thomas Eliot's “The Waste Land” and Dato Maghradze's “The Fertile Land”
  • Doctoral student Nona Maziashvili, Ilia State University
    • Epigraphs to “The Waste Land”
  • Doctoral student Lizi Dzagnidze, Tbilisi State University
    • T.S. Eliot, Dante and Associative Poetics of “The Waste Land”
  • Doctoral student Nodar Gotsiridze, Ilia State University
    • “The Myth of Procne and Philomela in T. S. Eliot's “The Waste Land””

Working languages: Georgian, English

Time: December 21, 18:00

Location: Book House “Ligamus”, Ilia Chavchavadze Avenue N32

Attendance is free.


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