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April 2018

John McCourt: Ulysses in Ireland in the 1920s & 1930s

April 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted that regular visitor John McCourt will be returning on Wednesday 25th April to discuss the reception of Joyce's Ulysses in Ireland with our 2018 'Ulysses for All' reading group. A small number of places have also been made open to the public, so come along for what is sure to be a fascinating talk! John McCourt is Professor of English at the University of Macerata. He is a specialist in Joyce Studies and in nineteenth…

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October 2018

Ed Mulhall – The First Sightings of James Joyce’s Ulysses

October 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Ed Mulhall First Sightings of James Joyce's Ulysses

The James Joyce Centre are delighted to welcome Ed Mulhall to open our 2018 Autumn/Winter Lecture Series with a talk on the serialisation of James Joyce's Ulysses in the Little Review magazine which began in March 1918. Ed Muhall is an editorial advisor and media consultant with 40 years’ experience in broadcast and news media. He was previously Managing Director of RTE News and Current Affairs. He has written on Joyce for Century Ireland, spoken on panels on Joyce and co-ordinated…

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November 2018

Mary Gallagher – Letters from Hell: Paul Léon’s Writings from August 1941 to March 1942

November 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Letters from Hell Paul Leon's letters from the internment camps

The James Joyce Centre are delighted to welcome Professor Mary Gallagher for a talk on her work translating a collection of letters from Paul Léon. Paul Léon was, to his fingertips, a man of letters. Ireland remembers him firstly as a most loyal friend to our expatriate literary giant over the last twelve years of Joyce's life. We also remember him, though, as the hunted, Russian-born Jew for whom the young Republic was disinclined to speak up when he was…

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December 2018

Terence Killeen – Anna’s Adieu: The End of Finnegans Wake

December 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted to welcome our very own Research Scholar and author of Ulysses Unbound Terence Killeen to present the Christmas talk. The talk will explore the final 10 pages of Finnegans Wake, the monologue of Anna Livia as she approaches her end. Anna Livia is the personification of the river Liffey who, at the end of the book, passes out to the Irish Sea, merges with it and loses her own identity as a river. The lecture will describe the…

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February 2019

Blooms Hotel, public art on a grand scale – A talk by the artist James Earley

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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James Earley, Bloom's Hotel, Photo: Eoin Holland - www.eoinholland.com

For the first in our Spring / Summer 2019 lecture series, we are delighted to welcome James Earley to talk about his work creating the iconic exterior wall art on Bloom's Hotel in Temple Bar, Dublin. The project took one year to complete and is the largest public artwork in Ireland to date. James Earley's distinctive style celebrates and pays homage to his family's rich artistic past within Irish stained glass art. Earley has been producing artworks in public spaces since 1997. He began painting…

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March 2019

‘One and eightpence too much’ – Reuben J Dodd Junior, from Dublin to the BBC, 1904 to 1954’ – Patrick Callan

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Dr. Patrick Callan March 2019 Lecture at James Joyce Centre

The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Dr. Patrick Callan for the March talk in our 2019 Spring/Summer Lecture Series. Dr. Callan's lecture will focus on Reuben James Dodd Junior, a Dublin solicitor, who successfully sued the BBC after a June 1954 broadcast of an adaptation of the ‘Hades’ episode from Ulysses. He claimed that it suggested that he was a moneylender, and that he had tried to commit suicide, a criminal action in Ireland in 1904 as well…

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April 2019

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

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Teresa Caneda Cabrera The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Dr. Teresa Caneda Cabrera for the April instalment in our Spring / Summer 2019 Lecture series. Dr. Caneda Cabrera's talk will focus on the importance of the 1964 Cuban translation of Joyce's novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man to the Cuban independence movement. In their search for prototypes which could help legitimate the cultural and political projects of the revolution, Cuban intellectuals of the 1960s invoked James…

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May 2019

Repatriating James Joyce – Anthony Jordan

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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James Joyce grave by Time Magazine

The James Joyce Centre is delighted to welcome Anthony Jordan for the May talk in the 2019 Spring/Summer Lecture Series. His talk will focus on the issues regarding the repatriation of Joyce's remains to Ireland upon his death in 1941. Nora Barnacle wanted her husband repatriated in 1941 after his sudden death in Zurich. After the repatriation of WB Yeats in 1948, she again hoped that he might be repatriated. But the Irish ‘politicians, scholars and priests’ would not have it.…

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