Header image  
July 2021  
line decor
line decor




Each morning two lectures take place in Newman House. Each afternoon several series of seminars are held in Newman House and Boston College. All lectures and a choice of seminar are included in student enrollment. Members of the public may attend the morning lectures by purchasing a day-pass for 20 Euro. Seminars are reserved for enrolled students only. See the daily Academic Schedule for details.



PATRICK CALLAN is a historian of early twentieth-century Dublin and Ireland. His early career historical research focused on the recruiting campaigns for the British Army in Ireland during the First World War, cultural aspects of Irish education, as well as Irish literary and journalistic figures such as Sean O’Casey, William Bulfin, and D. P. Moran. More recently, he has turned his attention to the representation of Dublin in Ulysses, and the broadcasting of Joyce’s work on the BBC. He has published on Joycean themes in the James Joyce Quarterly. He is a visiting research fellow in the Centre for Contemporary Irish History at Trinity College Dublin, and an occasional lecturer in education at Maynooth University.

FRANK CALLANAN is a historian and member of the Irish bar practising in Dublin. He is the author of The Parnell Split 1890–1 (1992) and the biography of Parnell’s principal adversary, T.M. Healy (1996). He has also written the entries on Parnell, Healy, John Dillon, and Richard Barry O’Brien for the Dictionary of Irish Biography. His recent essays on Joyce have appeared in the Dublin James Joyce Journal and the Joyce Studies Annual, and he is completing a monograph entitled James Joyce in Ireland: A Political Life.

LUCA CRISPI is a Lecturer in the UCD James Joyce Research Centre in the School of English, Drama, and Film at University College Dublin. He is co-editor (with Sam Slote) of How Joyce Wrote “Finnegans Wake” (University of Wisconsin, 2007) and author of Joyce’s Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in “Ulysses”: Becoming the Blooms (Oxford University Press, 2015), which was issued in paperback in 2019. He is founder and co-editor with Anne Fogarty of the Dublin James Joyce Journal (2008-present). He was the James Joyce and W.B. Yeats Research Scholar at the National Library of Ireland, 2003-7, and co-curator of the exhibitions “James Joyce and Ulysses” and “The Life and Works of W.B. Yeats” and was the James Joyce Scholar-in-Residence, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, from 1996 to 2003. His most recent article has appeared in Joyce Studies Annual, and he has forthcoming articles in the James Joyce Quarterly and Genetic Joyce Studies. He is currently working on a monograph entitled The Genesis of “Ulysses”, and is editing with Alexis and Maria Anna Léon a volume titled James Joyce and Paul L. Léon: The Story of a Friendship Revisited (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2021).

ANNE FOGARTY is Professor of James Joyce Studies at University College Dublin. She is founder and co-editor with Luca Crispi of the Dublin James Joyce Journal and was editor of the Irish University Review, 2003-2009.  She was Associate Director of the Yeats International Summer School 1995-1997 and has been Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School since 1997.   She was President of the International James Joyce Foundation from 2008-2012 and has co-organized three international James Joyce symposia, one in London (in 2000) and two in Dublin (in 2004 and 2012). She has written about many aspects of Joyce’s work (especially historicist dimensions of Dubliners and Ulysses) and is co-editor with Timothy Martin of Joyce on the Threshold (2005), with Morris Beja of Bloomsday 100: Essays on “Ulysses”( 2009), and with Fran O’Rourke of Voices on Joyce (2015).   She is completing a study of the historical and political dimensions of Ulysses, James Joyce and the Politics of Commemoration: Reading History in “Ulysses”.  She has published widely on aspects of contemporary Irish writing and written essays on Eavan Boland, Colum McCann, Colm Tóibín, Mary Lavin, Roddy Doyle, Eimear McBride, and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and co-edited in 2013 a collection of essays, Imagination in the Classroom, the first study of the teaching of creative writing in Ireland.  She has recently co-edited the first collection of essays on the Northern Irish novelist Deirdre Madden, Deirdre Madden: New Critical Perspectives, which is forthcoming from Manchester University Press.   She is currently editing Dubliners for Penguin Books.

TIMOTHY MARTIN is a member of the English faculty at Rutgers University, Camden campus.  He is the author of Joyce and Wagner and of numerous essays on Irish literature and literary modernism, as well as editor or co-editor of several volumes devoted to Joyce, including Joyce on the Threshold, co-edited with Anne Fogarty.  He has lectured at the Joyce summer schools in Dublin and in Trieste on many occasions. He recently completed a seven-year term as Director of the Honors College at Rutgers-Camden.  

KATHERINE O’CALLAGHAN lectures on James Joyce, modernism, Irish literature, and the role of music in novels at UMass Amherst.  She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the International James Joyce Foundation. She received her PhD on the topic of Joyce and Music from University College Dublin. She is the editor of Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature: Musical Modernism (Routledge, 2018), and the co-editor, with Oona Frawley, of Memory Ireland Volume IV: James Joyce and Cultural Memory (Syracuse University Press, 2014).  Her most recent article, “The Riddle of the Brocken Spectre: Reading Finnegans Wake on the Top of Croagh Patrick," was published in the James Joyce Quarterly.

DEIRDRE MULROONEY completed a PhD at UCD and is author of Irish Moves: An Illustrated History of Dance and Physical Theatre in Ireland (2006), and The Nomadic Work of Pina Bausch (2002), as well as several publications across the Arts.  A specialist in 20th Century Dance History in Ireland, Deirdre’s film documentaries Dance Emergency (TG4 Splanc!) and 1943 – A Dance Odyssey (RTE One) about Erina Brady have screened at film festivals worldwide.  Deirdre’s most recent short dance film, Lucia Joyce: Full Capacity, premiered at Bloomsday in Trieste in 2019, and is currently touring festivals, including the Kerry International Film Festival and the Richard Harris International Film Festival where Evanna Lynch was nominated for best actor in a female role.  Deirdre’s BAI-funded documentary on Lucia Joyce’s Modern Dance career was broadcast on RTE Lyric FM in July 2019, and is available to listen to at www.deirdremulrooney.com along with a wide array of Deirdre’s other Arts documentaries and publications.  Deirdre is currently inaugural UCD Arts and Humanities Creative Fellow 2019/2020. 

TAMARA RADAK is the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna. She received her PhD from the University of Vienna in 2017, with a thesis on “Modernist Aporias of Closure” in the works of James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Flann O’Brien. Her work has appeared in the James Joyce Quarterly, European Joyce Studies, Irish Studies in Europe, The Review of Irish Studies in Europe and other journals. Together with Paul Fagan and John Greaney, she is currently preparing an edited collection titled, Irish Modernisms: Gaps, Conjectures, Possibilities.

PAUL SAINT-AMOUR is Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and chairs the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination and Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form. Saint-Amour edited Modernism and Copyright and co-edits, with Jessica Berman, the Modernist Latitudes series at Columbia University Press. He has been president of the Modernist Studies Association and currently serves as a trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation. 

HELEN SAUNDERS completed her PhD, on fashion and the work of James Joyce, at King’s College London in 2017. Her peer-reviewed articles have been published in Journal of Victorian Culture (on Joyce and actresses), James Joyce Quarterly (on laundry), Irish Studies Review (on traditional Irish dress), and Fashion, Film and Consumption (on Finnegans Wake and masquerade). She also contributed a chapter to English: Shared Futures (Boydell & Brewer, 2018). Further work has appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, The Conversation, and The Bookseller. She co-organized a conference devoted to the 'Aeolus' episode of Ulysses, in 2018, and has spoken about modernist dress at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. She previously served on the Executive Council of the British Association of Modernist Studies. 

SCOTT HAMILTON is a research associate at the UCD Humanities Institute and a lecturer in the UCD School of English, Drama, and Film and a writing instructor in the UCD Writing Centre. He has co-organized a successful series of international conferences entitled “Beckett and the ‘State’ of Ireland” (2001-2003), “Palimpsests: V International Flann O’Brien Conference” (2019), and “Theorizing Zombiism” (2019).  He is co-editing a volume of essays from the “Theorizing Zombiism” conference as well as guest editing a forthcoming special issue of The Parish Review: Journal of the International Flann O’Brien Society. 
CHRISTINE O’NEILL studied English and German at the University of Zurich and Trinity College Dublin. Her publications include Too Fine a Point: A Stylistic Analysis of the “Eumaeus” Episode in James Joyce's “Ulysses” (1996), Inductive Scrutinies: Focus on Joyce, a collection of essays by Fritz Senn (1995), The Joycean Murmoirs of Fritz Senn (2007), and Niall Montgomery: Dublinman (2015). She has contributed to various recent international Joyce publications and has worked as a researcher, editor, translator and arts administrator in recent years.

SAM SLOTE Like the eponymous Joyce scholar of the novel The Death of a Joyce Scholar, Sam Slote is a Professor at Trinity College Dublin and lives in the Liberties in Dublin. He is the author of Joyce’s Nietzschean Ethics (Palgrave, 2013) and is the co-editor, with Luca Crispi, of How Joyce Wrote ‘Finnegans Wake’ (Wisconsin, 2007). His Annotations to James Joyce’s “Ulysses”, co-written with Marc Mamigonian and John Turner, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2020. In addition to Joyce and Beckett, he has written on Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Raymond Queneau, Antonin Artaud, Dante, Mallarmé, and Elvis.

TERENCE KILLEEN is Research Scholar at the James Joyce Centre, Dublin. He has written on Joyce in the James Joyce Quarterly, the James Joyce Literary Supplement and the Joyce Studies Annual. He is a frequent contributor to the online resource, jjon.org. His recent publications include an essay on the photographs of Joyce's Dublin by the Modernist photographer Lee Miller taken in 1946, which appeared in Voices on Joyce (UCD Press, 2015).  An essay on the editing of Finnegans Wake has appeared in the online journal Genetic Joyce Studies,  "From Notes to Text: The Role of the Notebooks in the Composition of Finnegans Wake" has appeared in Dublin James Joyce Journal 8 (2015), and "A Portrait Without Perspective" appeared in the 2018 Palgrave Macmillan collection, Outside His Jurisfiction, edited by Katherine Ebury and James Fraser.  He is the author of “Ulysses” Unbound: A Reader's Companion to “Ulysses", a new edition of which was published by University of Florida Press in 2018. He has been elected to serve a second term as a trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation, is a member of the board of the ShapeJames Joyce Centre, and is a former journalist with The Irish Times, for which he still writes.  He was a keynote speaker at the James Joyce Conference in Mexico City in June 2019.



The Dublin James Joyce Summer School and University College Dublin are pleased to present the 2021 programme in collaboration with the National Library of Ireland and the James Joyce Centre, Dublin.

joint logos 2