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LECTURES & SEMINARS

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.

 

LECTURERS

WILLIAM BROCKMAN is Paterno Family Librarian for Literature at Pennsylvania State University. He has been Bibliographer for the James Joyce Quarterly since 1991, and edits the “James Joyce Checklist” (http://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/jamesjoycechecklist), a comprehensive online bibliography of publications by and about Joyce. He has lectured at the Joyce School in Trieste and is a Trustee on the Board of the International James Joyce Foundation. He has published essays and articles on Joyce in James Joyce Quarterly, Joyce Studies Annual, Journal of Modern Literature, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Genetic Joyce Studies and the collection, James Joyce in Context (2009). He is co-editor of a forthcoming edition of Joyce's correspondence. 

 

LUCA CRISPI is lecturer in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.  He is co-editor of How Joyce Wrote “Finnegans Wake” (2007) and author of Joyce’s Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in “Ulysses”(2015). He is a founding 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.

 

LEAH FLACK is an associate professor of English at Marquette University (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA). She works on transnational modernism, classical reception studies, and modern Irish literature. Cambridge University Press published her first book, Modernism and Homer: the Odysseys of HD, James Joyce, Osip Mandelstam, and Ezra Pound, in 2015. She has also published her research in Modernism/Modernity and the James Joyce Quarterly. She is currently working on a book for Bloomsbury Press entitled James Joyce and Classical Modernism

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, 2002-2009.  She was Associate Director of the Yeats International Summer School 1995-1997 and has been Academic 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).   Her study of the historical and political dimensions of Ulysses is forthcoming, entitled 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. 

MARC A. MAMIGONIAN is the Director of Academic Affairs at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) in Belmont, Massachusetts, and the editor of the Journal of Armenian Studies.  He is the editor of the volume The Armenians of New England and has published scholarly articles in the Journal of Armenian Studies, Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies, Armenian Review, Genocide Studies International, and the James Joyce Quarterly.  He is the co-author (with Sam Slote and John Turner) of annotations to Ulysses (Alma Classics) and co-author (with John Turner) of annotations to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Alma Classics), and Stephen Hero (JJQ 40.3 [Spring 2003]).

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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.

RICHARD RANKIN RUSSELL is Graduate Programme Director and Professor of English at Baylor University in Texas.  He has written five books and edited three others — all on Irish authors — and is currently working on a study of Joyce and the North of Ireland. His monographs include Seamus Heaney: An Introduction (Edinburgh University Press, 2016), Seamus Heaney’s Regions (University of Notre Dame Press, 2014), Modernism, Community and Place in Brian Friel’s Drama (Syracuse University Press, 2013), and Bernard MacLaverty (Bucknell University Press, 2004) and he has also edited Bernard MacLaverty: New Critical Readings (Bloomsbury, 2014) and Martin McDonagh: A Casebook (Routledge, 2013).

 

FRITZ SENN is founder and Director of the Zürich James Joyce Foundation and Patron of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School.  He has played a key role in shaping Joyce Studies and has written widely on all aspects of Joyce's work, especially on Joyce and translation and on Joyce's use of Classical literature. His publications include, Joyce's Dislocutions, edited by John Paul Riquelme (1984), Inductive Scrutinies: Focus on Joyce, edited by Christine O'Neill (Lilliput, 1995). A volume of interviews tracing his recollections of the global Joyce community, The Joycean Murmoirs, was published in 2007, edited by Christine O'Neill.  Noch mehr über Joyce: Streiflichter, a collection of essays, appeared in 2012.

 

CHRISSIE VAN MIERLO grew up in Oldham, Lancashire and went on to study for her undergraduate degree, in Art History and English, at the University of Nottingham. She completed a part-time Masters at Birkbeck, University of London and, in 2013, gained a doctorate from Royal Holloway.  She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Zurich James Joyce Foundation and has lectured at RHUL and at Loughborough University in the UK. She is the author of James Joyce and Catholicism: The Apostate's Wake (Bloomsbury, 2017) as well as a number of essays and reviews on Joycean subjects. She is currently co-authoring a book, with Sarah Davison, entitled James Joyce and the Archive of English Literature: “Oxen of the Sun” Revisited.  

 

WIM VAN MIERLO teaches English and Publishing at Loughborough University, UK. An expert on literary manuscripts and archives, he has published extensively on James Joyce’s notebooks and manuscripts. He has co-edited, among other volumes, Genitricksling Joyce and The Reception of James Joyce in Europe. He has also edited the manuscripts of W. B. Yeats’s Where There is Nothing and The Unicorn from the Stars for the Yeats Cornell Series. He is the President of the European Society for Textual Scholarship and edits the Society’s journal, Variants. His current project is a book called The Archaeology of the Poem, an analysis of the writing methods of seven nineteenth- and twentieth-century poets, beginning with William Wordsworth and ending with Ted Hughes.

 

SEMINAR LEADERS

DUBLINERS

PETER VAN DE KAMP has published 18 books, including a biography of Flann O’Brien (with Peter Costello), an anthology of Irish Literature in the 18th Century and three anthologies of Irish Literature in the 19th Century (with A. Norman Jeffares), the Collected Works of James Clarence Mangan (with Jacques Chuto et al.), a collection of essays on Yeats, Dutch and Flemish Poetry Translated by Irish Poets, and three books of his own verse. He is still working on his (belated) book on Joyce’s Dubliners. He has taught at Leiden University and at UCD, has been visiting professor at NTU, Singapore, and is now teaching at the Institute of Technology Tralee.

A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

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.

ULYSSES

FRITZ SENN is founder and Director of the Zürich James Joyce Foundation and Patron of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School.  He has played a key role in shaping Joyce Studies and has written widely on all aspects of Joyce's work, especially on Joyce and translation and on Joyce's use of Classical literature. His publications include, Joyce's Dislocutions, edited by John Paul Riquelme (1984), Inductive Scrutinies: Focus on Joyce, edited by Christine O'Neill (Lilliput, 1995). A volume of interviews tracing his recollections of the global Joyce community, The Joycean Murmoirs, was published in 2007, edited by Christine O'Neill.  Noch mehr über Joyce: Streiflichter, a collection of essays, appeared in 2012.

FINNEGANS WAKE

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 and another essay, "From Notes to Text: The Role of the Notebooks in the Composition of Finnegans Wake", has appeared in Dublin James Joyce Journal 8 (2015). "A Starchamber Quiry: Finnegans Wake and the Law", is forthcoming in a volume to be published by Florida University Press and  "A Portrait Without Perspective" will appear in the 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". He has recently been elected to serve a second term as a trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation, is a member of the board of the James Joyce Centre, and is a former journalist with The Irish Times, for which he still writes.

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The Dublin James Joyce Summer School and University College Dublin are pleased to present the 2018 programme in collaboration with the National Library of Ireland and the James Joyce Centre, Dublin.

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