AN ARCHIVE OF OSCAR WILDE CENTENARY CELEBRATION
November 2000 - February 2001
The success of these events, held in Madison, Wisconsin,
and Terre Haute, Indiana, led to the foundation of the Oscar Wilde
Society of America.
Oscar Wilde and His Times:
A Centenary Celebration
An inter-disciplinary 1890s program
commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of Oscar Wilde
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Author of The Wilde Album, co-editor of
The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde, and grandson of Oscar Wilde, presents a special
lecture: "Confounding the Critics, Surviving the Scandal: The Remarkable
Reputation of Oscar Wilde."
Monday, February 5, 2001, 7:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Memorial Union, UW-Madison
Flights of Fancy: The Decorated Books of Oscar Wilde and His Circle
from the James G. Nelson Collection November 20, 2000 - February
15, 2001 Special Collections, Memorial Library, UW-Madison.
2 evenings: Friday, February 2nd & Saturday, Feb. 3rd 1
afternoon: Sunday, February 4th Sponsored by the Department of Comparative
Oscar Wilde's fairy tale:
The Birthday of
the Infanta Presented by the Marquette University Players,
Department of Performing Arts Saturday, February 3rd, 11 a.m. Elvehjem
Museum of Art, UW-Madison
Art and the Individual: Decadence and Democracy in the Modern
° Margaret Diane Stetz,
Professor, Georgetown University: "Oscar Wilde and Women";
° Susan Brantly, Professor,
Scandinavian Studies, UW-Madison: "The Wildes of Scandinavia: A Survey of
Nordic Decadence"; and
° Linda Zatlin, Professor,
Morehouse University: "Aubrey Beardsley and the Origins of Art Nouveau"
Saturday, February 3rd. 1-4 p.m. Elvehjem Museum of Art, UW-Madison.
Mark Samuels Lasner, "The Pursuit of the
Rare: Three Early Beardsley Collectors"
Also featuring remarks from James G. Nelson and Phil Cohen.
Sunday, February 4th, 2 p.m. Special Collections, Memorial Library,
Oscar Wilde and His Times: A Centenary
University of Wisconsin-Madison
was funded by grants from The Anonymous
Fund, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Lynde
and Harry Bradley Foundation