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November 2014

Another Irregular Finnegans Wake-End

November 7, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - November 8, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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The UCD James Joyce Research Centre, School of English, Drama and Film, in collaboration with the James Joyce Centre present Another Irregular Finnegans Wake-End. The latest instalment of the UCD Finnegans Wake Workshop will take place on Saturday, 8 November 2014, 11.00–17.00, in the James Joyce Centre. We will be reading the close of the ‘Anna Livia Plurabelle’ chapter, Book I, chapter 8 (FW 209.10–216.05). Together with Dr Luca Crispi (UCD) and Professor Anne Fogarty (UCD), as well as other…

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September 2015

Writing the Nation – Autumn/Winter Reading Group

September 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€120 – €140

  “To articulate the past historically does not mean to recognise it ‘the way it really was’.  It means to seize hold of a memory as it flashes up at the moment of danger…only that historian will have the gift of fanning the spark of hope in the past who is firmly convinced that even the dead will not be safe from the enemy if he wins.  And this enemy has not yet ceased to be victorious.”    (Walter Benjamin,…

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February 2016

Ulysses for All – Spring/Summer Reading Group

February 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€140 – €160

Ulysses for All: Uncovering Hidden Histories New worlds for old…universal language... free money, free rent, free love and a free lay church in a free lay state… - Join us in February 2016 at the James Joyce Centre for the return of our popular lifelong learning course, Ulysses for All. Led by Dubliner and Joycean Caroline Elbay, the group will work through the episodes of Joyce’s masterpiece in a structured, accessible and relaxed environment. Beginning on Wednesday 3 February, the…

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September 2016

A Portrait of Childhood in Irish Writing – Autumn/ Winter 12 Week Course

September 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€120 – €140

A 12 week course exploring depictions of childhood and adolescence in Irish writing from James Joyce to Hugo Hamilton   Stephen Dedalus is my name, Ireland is my nation. Clongowes is my dwellingplace And heaven my expectation. (A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man)   Join us at the James Joyce Centre this Autumn for a special twelve week course, led by Caroline Elbay, which explores a recurring subject for Irish writers: childhood and the struggles and joys of…

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February 2017

Ulysses for All – Spring/Summer 18 Week Course

February 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€160

Join us in February 2017 at the James Joyce Centre for the return of our popular lifelong learning course, Ulysses for All. Led by Dubliner and Joycean Caroline Elbay, the group will work through the episodes of Joyce’s masterpiece in a structured, accessible and relaxed environment. Beginning on Wednesday 1 February, the course runs over 18 weeks and will finish ahead of Bloomsday on 7 June – just in time for you to boast to the pretenders in costume that…

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September 2017

Ireland on Stage & Screen – Autumn/ Winter 12 Week Course

September 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€120 – €140 2 tickets left

Join us at the James Joyce Centre this Autumn/ Winter for a 12-week course that will investigate iconic representations of Ireland on stage and screen.  Commencing September 27th, participants will experience, analyse, and discuss the multifaceted themes and issues addressed by authors, directors, playwrights and screenwriters, including Brendan Behan, Sean O’Casey, James Joyce, Sebastian Barry, Jim Sheridan, Ken Loach, Pat Murphy, Brian Friel, Marina Carr, Patrick McCabe, John Michael McDonagh and others. The course will be led by scholar, teacher…

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January 2018

Ulysses for All 2018 – Spring/Summer Course

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
€160 – €200

Join us in 2018 at the James Joyce Centre for the return of our popular lifelong learning course, Ulysses for All. Led by Dubliner and Joycean Caroline Elbay, the group will work through the episodes of Joyce’s masterpiece in a structured, accessible and relaxed environment. Beginning on Wednesday 31 January, the course runs over 18 weeks and will finish ahead of Bloomsday on 6 June – just in time for you to boast to the pretenders in costume that you’ve…

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September 2018

Cities in Literature and Music – Autumn/ Winter 12 Week Course

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€120 – €140 2 tickets left

Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre where, led by Dr. Caroline Elbay, our Lifelong Learning programme presents CITIES IN LITERATURE AND MUSIC. This is a series of talks, music, and guest lectures on the varied roles that major cities have played in both literary and musical works of different eras and genres. Cities include Dublin, London, Paris, Prague, Cordoba, Trieste, Venice and New York. Together with exploring the concept of ‘The City’ through commentators such as Italo…

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