James Joyce’s Ulysses:

A Hundred Years On

ROME | MARCH 10-11, 2022

Notre Dame Global Gateway, Via Ostilia, 15

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses, join us for enriching conversations in the cities in which this epic novel was conceived, written, and celebrated.
CONVENORS:

Declan Kiberd, Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
Enrico Terrinoni, Professore Ordinario di Letteratura Inglese, Università per Stranieri di Perugia,
President of the James Joyce Italian Foundation
Clíona Ní Ríordáin, Professeure des universités, Institut du Monde anglophone, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle.

For more information, contact: Mary Hendriksen (mhendrik@nd.edu)

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME SPONSORS:
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts,
College of Arts and Letters
Nanovic Institute for European Studies
Department of English
Center for Italian Studies
Notre Dame Research
ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP:
Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs, with special thanks
to The Embassy of Ireland, Ambassador Patricia O’Brien

 

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): “Anthony Burgess on Eccles Street: the genesis of the Joyce documentary”

Mariavita Cambria (Università degli Studi di Messina) “These heavy sands are language tide and wind have silted here”: A multimodal socio-semiotic approach to Ulysses 100.”

Ronan Crowley (Aarhus Universitet): “‘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”

Barry McCrea (University of Notre Dame) “’His before it is mine’: Origins and legacies of Joyceanism in Irish prose”

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.

Serenella Zanotti (Università degli Studi Roma Tre): “Translating Ulysses in the 1920s”

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 3 March 2022

Download the PDF Schedule(revised 3/2/22)

Day 1 – Thursday, March 10

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9.30

Registration

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10.00

Opening remarks

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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 Nestor
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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”
  • Enrico Terrinoni (Università per Stranieri di Perugia)Nestor, or the Shadow of a Fenian Gunman”
  • Serenella Zanotti (Università di Roma Tre) “Translating Ulysses in the 1920s”
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1.00

Lunch Break

Panel Session II

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2.30

  • Mariavita Cambria (Università degli Studi di Messina) “‘These heavy sands are language tide and wind have silted here’: A multimodal socio-semiotic approach to Ulysses 100”
  • Franca Ruggieri (Università di Roma Tre) “The Long Journey to Hades
  • Fabio Luppi (Università di Roma Tre)Circe, Cathleen and ‘the old lady’”

 

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6.30

Speakers’ Reception at the Embassy of Ireland (by invitation)

Book Launch
Consuming Joyce: 100 Years of Ulysses in Ireland, written by John McCourt (Bloomsbury)

Day 2 – Friday, March 11

Panel Session III

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10.00

  • Antonio Bibbò (Università di Trento) “All the Lives we could Live: Wandering Rocks and the Novel of Endless Possibilities”
  • Ronan Crowley (Aarhus Universitet) “‘Ulysses’ in Rome: Getting Forrader than The Title”
  • Barry McCrea (University of Notre Dame) “’His before it is mine’: Origins and legacies of Joyceanism in Irish prose”

 

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11:40

Coffee Break and Book Launch

James Joyce, Ulisse, a two-language edition edited by Enrico Terrinoni (Bompiani)

Su tutti i vivi e i morti, written by Enrico Terrinoni (Feltrinelli)

Irish Literature in Italy in the Era of the World Wars, written by Antonio Bibbò (Palgrave Macmillan)

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12.30

Reading
Tommaso Ragno reading “Joyce’s Rome” Introduction by Enrico Terrinoni

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1.00

Lunch Break

Panel Session IV

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3.00

  • Ilaria Natali (Università di Firenze) “‘He thought that he thought’: Joyce studying Dante”
  • John McCourt (Università di Macerata) “Many Unhappy Returns: Reading Cyclops 1922-2022”
  • Andrew Biswell (Manchester Metropolitan University, Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation) “Anthony Burgess on Eccles Street: The genesis of his Joyce documentary.”
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4.40

Coffee Break

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5.30

Highlight Session

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

 

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6.45

Closing of the Conference

Declan Kiberd, Enrico Terrinoni, Clíona Ní Ríordáin

 

 

Accommodations…

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

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