Sylvie in Ireland: her James Joyce course at UCC, Cork, Ireland March 2016

So close! With only 7 registrants (ACE-UCC needs 10 at least), the course was not offered but I spent a wonderful two weeks, re-living some bits of Joyce’s Ulysses, and having some much-deserved rest and relaxation in Cork with Joyceans and new friends. Thank you to everyone who signed up and spread the word! It can be like this with a niche course. The first run at uOttawa actually didn’t happen – not enough students. But look at it go now with sold-out sessions every time. Maybe next year!

Visit me on Twitter to see photos of Nora Barnacle’s house, the James Joyce Dead House, the James Joyce Centre, Sweny’s and more!

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I teach literature and music-culture courses at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Continuing Education – Personal Enrichment Activities Program throughout the year, including “Epic Journey: How to enjoy reading James Joyce’s Ulysses“.

On March 23 and 30, 2016, I will be adapting the course to the University College Cork of Ireland‘s Adult Continuing Education Program. Sign up here.

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Once again, Christopher Joyce, the great grand-nephew of James Joyce will visit us to give an endearing and personal account of growing up as a Joyce. Here’s Chris and I when he visited the University of Ottawa in 2014:

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