How to Imagine Lucia Joyce

Who was Lucia Joyce and how might we imagine her? Lucia has been portrayed in a number of ways: as Joyce’s muse, Samuel Beckett’s lover, an ill-fated dancer, and as clinically insane. On Tuesday 11th June, The James Joyce Centre hosted an evening discussing the merits and pitfalls of imagining who Lucia was, and how […]

A Vision of Joyce: Exhibition Launch

On 10th June The James Joyce Centre was delighted to begin the week of Bloomsday 2019 with an exhibition of work by students at Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Students studying both Classical & Computer Animation and Illustration took James Joyce and his modernist masterpiece Ulysses as a starting point. The Animation students retraced the […]

“The Gift” – Stephen Gardner Event

The James Joyce Centre is delighted to host a live performance of a very special musical piece ‘The Gift,’ a spirited commemoration of the donation made by the Choctaw Nation to the Irish people at the height of the Great Irish Famine. A basic score by Stephen Gardner was developed and improvised upon over the […]