From January to April, the School hosts a series of lectures which adopt a thematic approach to the study of literature. The chosen theme varies from year to year, offering members of the public the opportunity to consider English literary works from a variety of fresh and thought-provoking perspectives. Themes covered in recent years have included Fear in Literature, Cities in Literature, and Literature and Revolution. Further details for the upcoming theme and booking details will be available in November from the Trinity Oscar Wilde website:

Date, Time, and Place

There will be ten weekly lectures beginning on Tuesday 24 January 2023 at 7.00 p.m. in the Jonathan Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. There will be no lecture on Tuesday 7 March 2023.

Course Fees

€60 for the entire series. Individual lectures are €7 each. The concession rate for the full series will be €45 or individual lecture €6 each. The concessionary rate applies to: students, OAPs, unemployed, groups of 20+; Trinity staff and Graduates. Teachers bringing groups of students receive a free Teacher Pass.


Online Application: Please apply and pay online using this link to Eventbrite: (available shortly) Postal Application: Apply to: Ms Sophia Ní Sheoin, Oscar Wilde Centre, School of English, 21 Westland Row, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland. Phone: 01- 8962885 email: Application forms will be available for download shortly from the Trinity Oscar Wilde website: Cheques/Bank Drafts/Postal Orders should be made payable to Trinity College Dublin No. 1 Account. Pay at the Door: It is possible to pay on the door at the night, however, only those who have pre-booked can be guaranteed admission