I JJIF James Joyce Graduate Conference – Rome, Italy 2008

The James Joyce Italian Foundation is pleased to announce the 2008 James Joyce Graduate Conference in Rome.
The Foundation is seeking graduate students and young scholars interested in Joyce, the man, the writer and his context to take part in the conference, which will be held at the Università Roma Tre, Italy, on February 2, 2008, Joyce\’s one hundred twentysixth birthday.
The graduate conference will be the occasion to present unpublished papers and work in progress on Joyce to an international audience. Emerging Joyce scholars are invited to send proposals (20-25 min) for a one-day conference on the current trends of Joyce scholarship.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

  • The Writing of the Self in Twentieth-Century Literature
  • New approaches to Joyce\’s works
  • Traditional approaches to Joyce\’s works
  • Irish/International Joyce
  • Occult Joyce
  • Joyce and the Arts
  • Joyce and Semiotics
  • Joyce and…
  • Language in Joyce
  • Genetic Joyce Studies

Paper proposals (up to 300 words) should be emailed to joyce.foundation@uniroma3.it by November 9, 2007. Successful applicants will be notified by November 16, 2007.
No conference fee. Good value accommodation will be available.

Joycean literary connections recent titles from a new Joyce series (Piccola Biblioteca Joyciana) and from Joyce Studies in Italy will be launched the evening before the conference. Selected papers will be recommended for publication.

A Joycean birthday party will be held in the evening.

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