The James Joyce Centre were delighted to welcome Professor Mary Gallagher from UCD for a talk on her work translating a collection of letters from Paul Léon on Monday 5th November 2018. The lecture was introduced by Dr Luca Crispi, lecturer in James Joyce Studies and Modernism in the School of English, Drama and Film […]
First Sightings of James Joyce’s Ulysses The James Joyce Centre started our Autumn/Winter Lecture series in the beautiful Kenmare Room with ‘First Sightings of James Joyce’s Ulysses’, a talk by Ed Mulhall on the serialisation of Ulysses in the Little Review magazine from March 1918.
Autumn/Winter Course 2018 Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre where, led by Dr. Caroline Elbay, our Lifelong Learning programme presents CITIES IN LITERATURE AND MUSIC. This is a series of talks, music, and guest lectures on the varied roles that major cities have played in both literary and musical works of […]
Though Joyce lived most of his life outside of Ireland, Dublin would provide the backdrop for virtually all of his work. On a stroll around the north inner city, our guide will explain the real-life inspiration behind some of Joyce’s most celebrated writing and will show just how central the streetscape of the ‘Hibernian metropolis’ […]
Joyce once referred to Dublin as the ‘centre of paralysis’, a city that he felt was backward and repressive in contrast to the modern capitals of Europe. This idea found its expression in Dubliners, a short story collection that illustrates the effects of this restrictive atmosphere on the city’s population. Join our guide on a […]