James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome by jjqblog
January 24, 2011, 2:33 PM
Filed under: Conferences, Lectures, & Schools

The James Joyce Italian Foundation is hosting the international conference “Why Read Joyce in the 21st Century” on February 2-3, 2011, the 128th anniversary of Joyce’s birth. Papers and lectures for the conference will discuss issues, such as Joyce and the reading public, reading Joyce in the university, Joyce and visual culture, Joyce’s legacy in contemporary literature, Joyce and nationalism, internationalism and socialism, Joyce between Ireland and the world, Joyce and Eastern Europe, and Postcolonial Joyce. In keeping with Joyce’s nationalism and internationalism,the conference will host speakers from 26 universities and 13 countries across the world, including Italy, Ireland, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria, Canada, and France. Please visit the conference website for more information about travel, accomodations, and conference schedule.


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