Global Ulysses

ROME | MARCH 13-14, 2020

Notre Dame Global Gateway, Via Ostilia, 15

As we approach the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses, join us for enriching conversations in the city in which this epic novel was conceived. Talks by Declan Kiberd, Fritz Senn, and Enrico Terrinoni. With a special appearance by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, speaking on themes of the writer in exile.
CONVENORS:

Declan Kiberd, Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and
Professor of English and Irish Language and Literature, University of Notre Dame
Enrico Terrinoni, Professore Ordinario di Letteratura Inglese, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, President of the James Joyce Italian foundation
Register below, or for more information, contact: Mary Hendriksen (mhendrik@nd.edu)
SPONSORS:
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame
Department of English, University of Notre Dame
Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame
Center for Italian Studies, University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame Research

 

The Speakers…

Antonio Bibbò (Università di Trento): “All the lives we could live: ‘Wandering Rocks’ and the novel of endless possibilities”

Andrea Binelli (Università di Trento): “Mind, language and the aestheticized dispersion of sense in Telemachus. From Modernism through Joyce to Twitter”

Andrew Biswell (Manchester Metropolitan University, Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation): “’Mr. Burgess Goes to Eccles Street’: A Lost Film from the Archive”

Carle Bonafous-Murat (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3   Title TBD

Maria Vita Cambria (Università degli Studi di Messina) “Nestor and the Nightmare of History”

Ronan Crowley (University of Antwerp): “‘Ulysses’ in Rome: Getting Forrader than The Title”

Declan Kiberd (University of Notre Dame)(Co-convenor) Conversation with Fritz Senn on “Joyce, Rome, and Ulysses

Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer-Prize winning author, in conversation with Enrico Terrinoni, speaking on themes of the writer in exile

Fabio Luppi (Università di Roma Tre) “’Circe’, Cathleen and ‘the old lady’”

John McCourt (Università di Macerata): “Many unhappy returns: Reading Cyclops 1922-2022”

Ilaria Natali (Università di Firenze): “‘He thought that he thought’: Joyce studying Dante”

Tommaso Ragno, actor, Reading: “Joyce’s Rome,” with an introduction by Enrico Terrinoni

Franca Ruggieri (Università di Roma Tre): “The Long Journey to Hades”

Fritz Senn, Founder and Director, Zurich James Joyce Foundation: Conversation with Declan Kiberd on “Joyce, Rome, and Ulysses

Enrico Terrinoni (Università per Stranieri di Perugia)(Co-convenor): Nestor, or the Shadow of a Fenian Gunman”/Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri on themes of the writer in exile.

With musical program by Maestro Carmelo Andriani (violin) and Pierluigi Camicia (piano), conceived in collaboration with Rosangela Barone (Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro)

Special Guests

Jhumpa Lahiri

Pulitzer-Prize winning author, in conversation with Enrico Terrinoni, speaking on themes of the writer in exile
Read more (pdf)…

Schedule…

Global Ulysses, Rome

James Joyce’s Ulysses: A Hundred Years On

Notre Dame Global Gateway, Via Ostilia 15
Schedule, as of 18 February 2020

Download the PDF Schedule
(revised 2/18/20)

Thursday, 12 March

Opening Night Reception
Irish Embassy in Rome, The Villa Spada
6:00-8:00 pm [by invitation only]

Day 1 – Friday, March 13

Morning

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9.30

Registration

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10.00

Opening Remarks

Introductory Session

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10.15

Fritz Senn (Zurich James Joyce Foundation) in conversation with Declan Kiberd (University of Notre Dame) on Joyce’s history in Rome, particularly in regards to the Nestor chapter

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11.00

COFFEE BREAK

Panel Session I

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11.30

Andrea Binelli (Università di Trento): “Mind, language and the aestheticized dispersion of sense in Telemachus. From Modernism through Joyce to Twitter” (25 minutes) and
Enrico Terrinoni (Università per Stranieri di Perugia): “Nestor, or the Shadow of a Fenian Gunman”
(25 minutes)

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12.20

Questions

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12.30

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon

Panel Session II

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2.30

Maria Vita Cambria (Università degli Studi di Messina) “Nestor and the Nightmare of History”
(25 minutes)
Franca Ruggieri (Università di Roma Tre): “The Long Journey to Hades” (25 mins)
Fabio Luppi (Università di Roma Tre) “’Circe’, Cathleen and ‘the old lady’” (25 minutes)

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3.45

Questions

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4.00

COFFEE BREAK

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4.30

Tommaso Ragno, actor, Reading: “Joyce’s Rome” / Introduction by Enrico Terrinoni

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5.30

Musical Program, conceived in collaboration with Rosangela Barone (Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro)

Maestro Carmelo Andriani (violin) and Pierluigi Camicia (piano)
– L. Van Beethoven, Sonata no. 5 in FA magg.op.24 “La Primavera”
– Michele Esposito, From Five Irish Melodies op.56 and Sonata no. 1 in sol magg. op.32

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6.30-8.00

Reception, Courtyard, Rome Global Gateway

Day 2 – Saturday, March 14

Morning

Panel Session III

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10.30

Antonio Bibbò (Università di Trento): “All the lives we could live: ‘Wandering Rocks’ and the novel of endless possibilities” (25 minutes)
Ronan Crowley (University of Antwerp): “‘Ulysses’ in Rome: Getting Forrader than The Title” (25 minutes)
John McCourt (Università di Macerata): “Many unhappy returns: Reading Cyclops 1922-2022” (25 minutes)

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11:45

Questions

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12.00

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon

Panel Session IV

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2.00

Ilaria Natali (Università di Firenze): “He thought that he thought”: Joyce studying Dante (25 minutes)
Carle Bonafous-Murat (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 – TITLE TBD (25 minutes)
Andrew Biswell (Manchester Metropolitan University, Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation): “’Mr. Burgess Goes to Eccles Street’: A Lost Film from the Archive” (20 minutes)

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3.10

Questions

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3.30

COFFEE BREAK

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4.00

The Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, in conversation with Enrico Terrinoni, about themes of the writer in exile

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5.30

Close of the conference: Declan Kiberd and Enrico Terrinoni

Accommodations…

The Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway suggests several hotels in the Colosseum neighborhood. View the PDF for hotel information.

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