“James Joyce and Revolutions: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Havana 1964” – A Talk by Teresa Caneda Cabrera

For the third instalment in our Spring / Summer 2019 Lecture Series , we were delighted to welcome Dr. Teresa Caneda Cabrera to the James Joyce Centre to deliver her talk on the role played by the 1964 Cuban translation of Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in Cuban revolutionary politics. Teresa’s fascinating talk detailed the climate of Cuban […]

“Finnegans Wake at 80” and “Lucia Joyce: Perspectives.”

April 2019 will see the launch of two Joycean events at Trinity College Dublin, one event focusing on Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake, and the other Joyce’s daughter, Lucia. “Finnegans Wake at 80” is a symposium organised to celebrate 80 years since the publication of Joyce’s most infamous work. The aim of the symposium is to encourage […]

On this day…30 April

On 30 April 1918 Henry Carr complained to Sykes about Joyce. The day after the successful first performance by the English Players, Henry Carr, who had played Algernon Moncrieff, complained to Claud Sykes about the payment Joyce had given him. Joyce was angered by this and the row with Carr escalated into two court cases. […]

On this day…29 April

On 29 April 1918 the English Players gave their first performance. The English Players was an amateur drama group formed by Joyce and Claud Sykes in Zurich. The group’s first performance, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, took place at the Theater zu den Kaufleuten on Pelikanstrasse on Monday 29 April 1918. Claud Sykes […]