Bloomsday Montreal Academic Panel: Ulysses and the Irish
For literary fans and Irish culture buffs, Bloomsday remains one of the most notable literary holidays around the world. The day is celebrated each year on June 16, the date on which James Joyce’s famous novel Ulysses (1922) is set.
The epic novel, which loosely parallels Homer’s Odyssey, primarily follows the wanderings of Leopold Bloom (Odysseus), along with his wife, Molly Bloom (Penelope) and Stephen Dedalus (Telemachus).
Attend this panel discussion to hear students present and discuss about Irish author James Joyce and Irish literature.
"Joyce and the uncrowned Ard-Rì" James Joyce's Irish Self-Hatred through Charles Stuart Parnell
Churchill's fascination lies in the naked presentation of Joyce's personal tragedies, manifest in his writings, Ulysses being a prime example. The tragic and personally relatable figure of Charles Stuart Parnell is repeatedly referenced by Joyce. Ulysses arguably was greatly shaped by the fall of the political titan."
Louise Cauchon (en français)
Pénélope : Ulysse traduit produit un écho…
Découvrez des outils à tous pour que la compréhension du dernier chapitre devienne plus fluide. Au travers la vision d’Umberto Eco ou de d’autres auteurs italiens, le style de James Joyce glisse plus loin qu’une traduction malgré que cette dernière fut lue en français. L’œuvre garde son cheminement pour nous rendre Pénélope/Molly tangible.
In the Name of the Father: Stephen Dedalus' Struggle with Trinitarian Orthodoxy and Heresy
This dissertation will show how diminishing cosmological and soteriological certitude prompted Joyce and other modernists to explore radical new forms of expression. By doing this, they sought to address political transformations in relation to transcendental/theological possibilities within a growing secular society
The Centennial of Ulysses. (A study of the publication history of Ulysses).
Deasy's research focuses on postcolonial nationhood, education as social positioning, Irish modernism, the writing of Samuel Beckett, logical positivism, affect theory and a now rapidly aging interest in semiotics which sometimes re-emerges at inopportune moments.
A light lunch will be available to participants. Register here.
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