IX JJIF Conference in Rome – 2-3 February 2016

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome
Shakespearean Joyce
Joycean Shakespeare

1 February – 20.30
Conference welcome gathering – Venue: Fiddler’s Elbow, via dell’Olmata, 43

2 February

9.00 – Registration
Opening remarks
Mario Panizza, Rettore, Università Roma Tre
Luca Pietromarchi, Direttore, Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Straniere, Università Roma Tre
Franca Ruggieri, Presidente, James Joyce Italian Foundation, Università Roma Tre

9.30 – Plenary
Chair: Franca Ruggieri
Paola Pugliatti, Università di Firenze: “Shakespeare, Joyce and the order of literary discourse”

10.15 – Panel 1
Chair: Laura Pelaschiar
Brendan Kavanagh, University of Cambridge, “‘Vibrations. Chords those are’: Strains of Vibration in
Tamar Gelashvili, Ivane Javakhishvili, Tbilisi State University, “Camelot Prince of Dinmurk’ or Tracing
Hamlet in Finnegans Wake”
Byron Taylor, Independent scholar: “Stimmung and the ‘World as Idea’ in Joyce and Shakespeare’s texts”

11.30 Coffee break

11.45 – Panel 2
Chair: Romana Zacchi
April Capili, University of Antwerp, “Strange Bedfellows: Shakespeare and Joyce in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home”
Iva Dimovska, Central European University in Budapest, “Queering a ‘Time that is Out of Joint’: Shakespearean and Joycean distorted temporalities”
Neslihan Ekmekçioğlu, Çankaya University, “The Haunting Spectres within the Consciousness in Shakespeare and Joyce”

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00 – Translation roundtable
Fritz Senn, Veronika Kovacs, Klaus Reichert, Jolanta Wawrzycka

15.00 – Panel 3
Chair: Jolanta Wawrzycka
Ioana Zirra, University of Bucharest, “The Paronomastic Family Reunion: Stephen’s and Mr Bloom’s Ghosts”
Benjamin Boysen, University of Southern Denmark, “Joyce and Georg Brandes”
Timo Müller, University of Greifswald, “Authorship and Order: Shakespeare, Butler, Joyce”
Adrian Peever, St Thomas University, “WΣ: Shakespeare & Signature in Joyce’s Ulysses”

16.45 – Coffee break

17.00 – Plenary
Chair: Enrico Terrinoni
Laura Pelaschiar, Università di Trieste: “Brothers in arms. Joyce meets Shakespeare”

19.00 – Reception at the Irish Embassy
Presentation of new Joyce publications – John McCourt – Università Roma Tre

3 February

9.00 – Plenary
Chair: John McCourt
Valérie Benejam, Université de Nantes: “The Linguistic Drama in Joyce and Shakespeare”

9.45 – Panel 4
Chair: Fritz Senn
Ennio Ravasio, Independent scholar, “‘Scylla and Charybdis’, A Metaphor of Ulysses itself”
Giuseppe Massara, Sapienza, Università di Roma, “Metamorphoses of Sin”
Francesca Caraceni, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, “How Shakespeare was used: sound in James Joyce’s and John Henry Newman’s idea of Literature”
Richard Barlow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, “Macbeth, the Wake and the North”

11.30 – Coffee Break

11.45 – Panel 5
Chair: Rosa Maria Bosinelli
Jonathan McCreedy, Sofia University, “Dream ‘Logic’ and Quadrupedal Metamorphosis in A ‘Miss Somer’s
Nice Dream’”
Giuliana Bendelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, “… and yes Joyce said yes he said: I Will Yes.
How Shakespeare became Joyce”
Michele De Benedictis, Independent Scholar, “Sufflaminandus erat. Joyce and Jonson as distinctive
countryman of Shakespeare”
Dipanjan Maitra, SUNY at Buffalo, “An Apostolic Succession? Joyce’s Shakespeare Notes and the Poetics
of Omniscience”

13.15 Lunch

14.15 – Panel 6
Chair: Francesca Romana Paci
Annalisa Federici, Università degli Studi della Tuscia/Sapienza, Università di Roma, “‘The mirror up to nature’:
Reflexivity and Self-Reflexivity in Ulysses and Hamlet”
Flavia Iovine, Università Roma Tre, “Was Joyce mad?”: Joycean Hamlet in post-modernist Irish writers”
Geraldina Colombo, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, “‘Happy Hunting Ground’. Shakespeare’s works as a source of the Joycean imagery in Chamber Music (1907)”
Elyse Graham, SUNY Stony Brook, “Shakespeare, Joyce and the Graveyard of Digital Empires”
Renata Meints Adail, University of Birmingham, “James Joyce’s Literary Revolution and the English Canon”

16.15 Coffee break

16.30 – 17.15 – Plenary
Chair: Paola Pugliatti
Klaus Reichert, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt: “Shakespeare and Joyce“.

17.15 – James Joyce Italian Foundation Annual Meeting

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