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Ulysses Centenary Events

The James Joyce Quarterly would like to help you celebrate the centenary of Joyce’s Ulysses. Below, you can find a list of lectures, films, and exhibits that explore the impact of the first one hundred years of Joyce’s seminal work and navigate what the novel’s next hundred years may look like.


100 Years of Ulysses

A new documentary devised by historian Frank Callanan and directed by Ruán Magan



Curator’s Introduction: Women and the Making of Joyce’s Ulysses

Dr. Clare Hutton will discuss the ideas, objects, and people featured in the upcoming exhibition “Women and the Making of Joyce’s Ulysses.”




James Joyce’s Birthday Celebration by OLLI with the Ambassador of Ireland, H.E. Daniel Mulhall

Join the Harvard Club of Washington, DC for a James Joyce Birthday Celebration, organized by Club member Bob Kolodney ’63 for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at American University (“OLLI”)



Ulysses Journey 2022

Ulysses Journey 2022 commences on Wednesday, 2nd February with the simultaneous world premieres of six newly commissioned music and film works by composers and filmmakers from Ireland screened in the Irish Film Institute, Dublin and Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris.



Joycean Cartographies: Navigating a New Century of “Ulysses”

The Huntington hosts this onsite conference in San Marino, California to celebrate the publication centennial of James Joyce’s Ulysses. In tandem with the conference, The Huntington presents the exhibition “Mapping Fiction,” which focuses on novels and maps from the 16th through the 20th century, including a newly acquired series of engraved maps derived from Ulysses, made by the artist David Lilburn.



Celebration: 100 Years of James Joyce’s Ulysses

To mark the anniversary in Paris of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses, often considered the most important novel of the 20th century, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, in partnership with the Hesburgh Library, will hold an exhibition and talk.



Festival Bloomsday Montréal

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s groundbreaking novel Ulysses, Festival Bloomsday Montreal presents two events live online.

At noon, a lively hour of words and music in French hosted by Louise Cauchon, featuring readings from Ulysses by actors Jean Marchand and Kathleen Fee, and with music by fiddler, Kate Bevan-Baker, PhD.

At 7:00 PM, don your party hats and toast James Joyce in English on his 140th birthday! Featuring a world première of the Ulysses Suite by Geraldina Mendez: Joyce’s words set to music in a cycle of five miniatures, and Kevin Birmingham, award-winning author of The Most Dangerous Book, in conversation with veteran broadcaster, Dennis Trudeau.