“Joyce in Performance” – Dr. Jonathan Creasy

For the first talk in our Autumn/Winter lecture series at the James Joyce Centre on Monday 16th September 2019, Dr. Jonathan Creasy delivered a talk on “Joyce in Performance.” “He ought to have either died naturally or on the scaffold high. Like actresses, always farewell positively last performance then come up smiling again” – “Eumaeus”, Ulysses. […]

“The Dubliners Dilemma” – Declan Gorman

On 16th October, as part of the 2019 Autumn/Winter Course, the James Joyce Centre will be hosting a performance of Declan Gorman’s “The Dubliners Dilemma.” It begins in London shortly before WW1, in the basement workroom of publisher Grant Richards, who had previously rejected ‘Dubliners’ out of worry it might breach strict obscenity laws. Now […]

40 Years of the North Great George’s Street Preservation Society

During the month of August the James Joyce Centre hosted an exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of the North Great George’s Street Preservation Society. The exhibition celebrated the work the society has done with the preservation of Georgian buildings on North Great George’s Street including the James Joyce Centre itself, which dates back to 1784.