James Joyce Birthday Celebration


OLLI at AU will celebrate James Joyce's birthday on Wednesday, February 2. This will mark the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses.

TIME: 2:00-5:30 PM

LOCATION: Online via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to everyone who registers the morning of the event.

CONTACT: You are welcome to participate as a reader or listener in our celebration. If you would like to be a reader please let the organizer, Bob Kolodney, know at bobkolive@gmail.com Thus far we have 10 readers, but we have room for more.

PROGRAM: The program will consist of readings of passages from all 18 chapters of Ulysses, preceded by passages from some writers who influenced Joyce and followed by passages of writers influenced by him.

CAST PARTY: Attendees are invited to an online cast party the following day, Thursday, February 3, at 2:00 PM. The Zoom link will be sent out to registrants that morning for anyone who would like to attend.

WEBSITE/SCRIPT: The webpage for the event is at James Joyce Birthday Celebration 02-02-2022 - the program and script are available there. At the same site, on other pages of the same website there are materials from a short introductory course to Ulysses (PDQ Joyce) and last year's JJ birthday celebration.

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