For the second instalment in our Spring / Summer 2019 Lecture Series, it was a pleasure to welcome Pat Callan to the James Joyce Centre to deliver his talk on Reuben J Dodd Junior, a Dublin-based solicitor, and one of the many real Dubliners who appeared in Joyce’s Ulysses. Pat’s fascinating talk detailed the legal […]
April 2019 will see the launch of two Joycean events at Trinity College Dublin, one event focusing on Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake, and the other Joyce’s daughter, Lucia. “Finnegans Wake at 80” is a symposium organised to celebrate 80 years since the publication of Joyce’s most infamous work. The aim of the symposium is to encourage […]
For the first in our Spring / Summer 2019 lecture series, we were 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.
In December 2018 the James Joyce Centre Research Scholar and author of Ulysses Unbound Terence Killeen held a lecture exploring the final 10 pages of Finnegans Wake, the monologue of Anna Livia as she approaches her end. Due to popular demand and with Terence Killeen’s permission, we are publishing the full text of the lecture below. The copyright of text […]
The James Joyce Centre is happy to announce that Frank Kiely’s exhibition of paintings, Dubliners: Childhood and Adolescence, has been extended till 31 May 2019. While attempting to secure the publication of his short story collection Dubliners in 1906, Joyce wrote a series of letters to London publisher Grant Richards in which he justified the content and […]