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by James Joyce Ulysses was published in Paris on February 2, 1922.

In 2022, the Keough-Naughton Institute has built a year of conferences, symposia and events around the interrogation and celebration of the work widely regarded as the most important novel of the 20th century.

Join us for our first “Global Ulysses” Event, Wednesday, February 9:

An exhibition, to celebrate the centenary of the publication of James Joyce Ulysses


“Joyce, Proust, Paris, 1922”, a lecture by Barry McCrea

The exhibition will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.. in the Rare Books and Special Collections Room of the Hesburgh Library (first floor). He will present a first edition of Ulysses and other rare and interesting editions, including one illustrated by Matisse. Also on display will be contemporary artistic works inspired by the wanderings of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus. (Selected exhibits, including the first edition, will be on display throughout the semester in the antechamber of the Rare Books and Special Collections Room.)

At 3:30 a.m., Barry McCreaholder of the Keough Family Chair in Irish Studies and concurrent professor of English, Irish Language and Literature, and Romance Languages ​​and Literatures, will give a brief lecture on Joyce, Proust, Paris, 1922.

Brief remarks also by:

Dr. K. Matthew DamesEdward H. Arnold University Librarian

Mr Kevin ByrneConsul General of Ireland in Chicago and the Midwest

Laura KnopperGeorge N. Shuster Professor of English Literature and Chair of the Notre Dame Department of English

Aedin Ni Bhróithe ClementsIrish Studies Librarian and Curator of Irish Collections at Hesburgh Libraries.

REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE to secure your place at the conference.

This event is part of the program of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs “States of Modernity: Forging Ireland in Paris 1922-2022.”

Learn more about the 1922-2022 activities here on the Notre-Dame campus, in particular the exhibition at the Snite Museum of Art Who do we say we are? Irish Art 1922 | 2022 (February 5-May 15)as well as programs, conferences and symposia in Paris, Rome and Dublin on this parallel site of the Keough-Naughton Institute: States of Modernity: Forging Ireland in Paris 1922-2022.


Originally posted on irishstudies.nd.edu.


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