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When I Think About the Prankquean *POSTPONED*


4 October 2023, 7pm

Note: This event has been postponed due to illness. We will reschedule the event shortly.

The James Joyce Centre cordially invites you to a special lecture and reading by famed Joycean Dr. James Keeley on Wednesday, 4 October 2023 at 7pm.

James will present his experience of reading of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake with a special emphasis on the character of the Prankquean. He is a pioneer in reading the works of James Joyce on Skype and a long-standing contributor to the Sweny Pharmacy’s Ulysses and Finnegans Wake Reading Groups. For five years, he was the moderator of the Transatlantic James Joyce Reading Group, including the Finnegans Wake Sunday School, involving readers from New York to Dublin. He is a co-founder of the Joyceborough Finnegans Wake Reading Group.

Jim was conferred with a PhD in English and Comparative Literature by Columbia University in 2002. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Admission is free for this event but please reserve a ticket.