“[T]hey have reduced work to a minimum there. They seem to be simple, polite and dignified folk. Well set up men and girls and women who laughed all the time, though perhaps my presence there explains their mirth”
(James Joyce, Letters I, pp. 255-56).

Central themes to the symposium are:


Keynote lectures will be giving by Geert Lernout (University of Antwerp) and Jeri Johnson (Oxford University). Read the full programme.

More information about the panel sessions, the locations and the evening events can be found on the conference website.

Until 20 June an exhibition on James Joyce is on show in the University Library City Centre at Drift 27, Utrecht.


Bron: http://news.hum.uu.nl/events/international-james-joyce-symposium-a-long-the-krommerun/