Reading Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist, 1916 – 2016

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As part of the centenary year of Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the James Joyce Centre is very pleased to present a special programme of events in association with the UCD James Joyce Research Centre. The programme will span the entire year and will feature talks, discussions and other events exploring both Joyce’s seminal Künstlerroman and the wider historical and political context of the work with a particular focus of the events of the 1916 Rising.

 

The Coming-of-Age- Novel After Joyce:  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1916-2016

2 February 2016, Physics Theatre, Newman House, 85 St Stephen’s Green, 6.30pm 

Readings and talks by Belinda McKeon, Paul Murray and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne followed by a discussion

 

The Process and Challenges of Translating Joyce: Stephen Hero as a Case in Point

25 February 2016, Debating Chamber, Student Centre, UCD, 6.30pm 

Professor José Roberto O Shea (Universidade de Santa Caterina, Brazil)

 

Modernism in the Streets: Joyce and Pearse in 1916

7 March 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6.30pm

Professor Declan Kiberd (University of Notre Dame)

 

Where is 1916 in Joyce?

4 April 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6.30pm

Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

 

Centenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

5-6 May 2016, Conference, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street

Keynote speakers:

Frank Callanan, SC, Dublin

Professor Gregory Castle, Arizona State University

 

Trieste-Zurich-Paris: Joyce’s Geographies of Reading, 1914-22

9 May 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6.30pm

Dr Ronan Crowley (University of Passau)

 

Bloomsday Festival

11-16 June

A special series of events will feature as part of the Bloomsday programme in homage to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Sign up to the Centre’s newsletter to receive information about the Bloomsday programme as details are released in the coming months.

 

A Portrait of the Artist as a Repressed Dramatist

6 July 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street

(Event is part of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School, 3 – 10 July)

Dr Valérie Bénéjam (University of Nantes)

 

‘The Terrible Beauty of Memory: Ireland’s Decade of Commemorations’

5 September 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6:30pm

Dr Oona Frawley (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

 

 ‘Harped History: Joyce, 1916 and Revisionism’

3 October 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6:30pm

Felix Larkin

 

(Lecture Title TBC)

7 November 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6:30pm

Catriona Crowe (National Archives of Ireland)

 

‘A Portrait Without Perspective: Scenes From a Life’

5 December 2016, James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street, 6:30pm

Terence Killeen

 

 

This programme is being supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the UCD Decade of Centenaries Awards.