The James Joyce Birthday Lecture is now booked out!

Historian and Senior Council Dr Frank Callanan will deliver his talk ‘Dubliners and Joyce’s Nationalism’ at the Centre on Monday 3rd February 2014, 6.30pm. The talk is free but advanced booking is required – please contact the Centre. A reception hosted by the Centre will be held afterwards in honour of Joyce’s 132nd birthday!

Frank Callan edited Parnell, a Memoir by Edward Byrne (1991), published the Parnell Split (1992) and TM Healy (1996), and was the editor of The Literary and Historical Society 1955-2005 (2005).  He wrote the entries on Charles Stewart Parnell, John Dillon and T M Healy for the Dictionary of Irish Biography (Royal Irish Academy and Cambridge University Press, 2009).

He is currently working on The Shade of Parnell: James Joyce and the Parnell Myth.  His article “James Joyce and the United Irishman, Paris 1902-3” was published in the Dublin James Joyce Journal 2010.