The 2016 Annual Trieste Joyce School

University of Trieste, 26 June - 2 July 2016

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The 2016 Trieste Joyce School was held from June 26th to July 2nd 2016.

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Other social and cultural events that took place over the course of the week included:

  • An opening cceremony followed by a recital with the Irish tenor Noel O'Grady, sopranos Ilaria Zanetti and Federica Vinci, tenor Francesco M. Paccorini, baritone Eugenio Leggiadri-Gallani and pianist Alessandra Sagelli Caoduro in association with the Associazione Triestina Amici della Lirica "G. Viozzi";
  • A dinner and a reception hosted by the Irish Ambassador to Italy, Mr Bobby McDonagh;
  • A dinner at an Osmiza (traditional Karst farm);
  • A Walking Tour of Joyce's Trieste;
  • An evening reading with Edoardo Camurri, Enrico Terrinoni and Fabio Pedone;
  • An evening of Music and Song at a local well-known Osteria;
  • An evening lecture with the Irish writer Hugo Hamilton;
  • A late evening tour of "forbidden" Trieste with Erik Schneider.

Speakers and guest writers included:

GUEST WRITER

  • Hugo HamiltonHUGO HAMILTON is best known for his unique memoir THE SPECKLED PEOPLE (4th Estate) which tells his German-Irish story of growing up in Dublin in a ‘language war', with an Irish speaking father who forbade the use of English and German mother who came to Ireland in the aftermath of World War 2. Described as an 'instant classic', the memoir was published in 20 languages and went on to win numerous prizes including the prestigious PRIX FEMINA etranger in France and the BERTO PRIZE in Italy. The Speckled People was adapted for the stage by the author and premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin for the Theatre Festival in 2012.
    Along with two memoirs, Hugo Hamilton is the author of many acclaimed novels and has been described by Anne Enright as a writer who 'loves the spaces between things: his characters live, not just between cultures or between languages, but between the past and the future.'
    His latest play The Mariner (Gate Theatre – Dublin Theatre Festival 2014) is an original drama based on the enigmatic figure of his own grandfather.
    His most recent novel Every Single Minute (4th Estate-2014) is a fictional account of a journey to Berlin which the author made in 2008 with his fellow Irish writer and memoirist, Nuala O Faolain.
    Hugo Hamilton is a member of Aosdana, living in Dublin, and has been awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz - order of merit - by the German state for his unique contribution to literature.
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SPEAKERS AND SEMINAR LEADERS

  • Matthew CampbellMATTHEW CAMPBELL has been Professor of Modern Literature at York since 2011. His current projects are a History of Irish Poetry from Charlotte Brooke to Seamus Heaney, and research developed out of published and forthcoming essays on rhyme in contemporary poetry, traditional music and verse, and the poetry of Mangan, Joyce and Yeats. He has also written recently about what Tim Robinson calls 'geophany', as well as letter-writing and metaphor. His first book, Rhythm and Will in Victorian Poetry (CUP 1999) was about action and intent as heard in the rhythms of Victorian and early twentieth-century poetry, and he continues to work on English Victorian poetry, particularly with relation to the synthetic forms of a 'British' literature written within the four nations of the Atlantic Archipelago. Irish Poetry under the Union was published by CUP in 2013 and an edited book, Irish Literature in Transition, 1830-1880 is currently under contract. Matthew is a regular reviewer of contemporary poetry, and has also published on Romantic poetry, Celticism, elegy, and war writing. Authors to which his criticism returns include Wordsworth, Moore, Tennyson, Browning, Mangan, Hopkins, Yeats, Joyce, Heaney and Muldoon. He studied at Trinity College Dublin and Cambridge University and taught at the University of Sheffield before coming to York.
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  • Edoardo CamurriEDOARDO CAMURRI è laureato in filosofia teoretica con Gianni Vattimo discutendo una tesi sul dibattito tra Alexandre Kojéve e Leo Strauss. Scrive per il Foglio, Vanity Fair e il supplemento domenicale del Sole 24 Ore. Ha condotto su Radio 3 trasmissioni come Tabloid, Radio 3 Mondo, Prima Pagina e, dal 2010, Pagina3. In televisione ha condotto Omnibus Estate e Omnibus Weekend su La7 nella stagione 2005-2006. Da autore televisivo ha firmato diversi programmi tra cui Le vite degli altri, Istantanea e La Gaia Scienza, andate in onda sempre su La7. Dal giugno 2012 ha fatto parte del gruppo autoriale del programma Emozioni in onda su Rai 2. Dal 29 aprile al 25 novembre 2011 ha condotto su Rai 3 Mi manda Raitre. Dal settembre 2013 conduce Viaggio nell'Italia che cambia e dal dicembre 2014 il talent show PiTeco su Rai Storia. In occasione del Giro d'Italia 2015 cura e conduce la rubrica Viaggio nell'Italia del Giro in cui mostra i luoghi più famosi e storicamente rilevanti toccati dal percorso della corsa rosa.
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  • Franca CavagnoliFRANCA CAVAGNOLI has published three novels - Una pioggia bruciante (2000; 2015), Non si è seri a 17 anni (2007), Luminusa (2015) - a volume of essays Il proprio e l'estraneo nella traduzione letteraria di lingua inglese (2010) and a book on translation La voce del testo. L'arte e il mestiere di tradurre (Feltrinelli 2012, Premio Lo straniero). Her articles and reviews have been published in Corriere della sera, Il manifesto, Diario, Linea d'ombra. She lectures in Translation Studies at ISIT and Università degli Studi di Milano. She has translated, among others, works by Toni Morrison, Nadine Gordimer, V.S. Naipaul, J.M. Coetzee, William Burroughs, F.S. Fitzgerald and Mark Twain. She published a new translation of Giacomo Joyce for Henry Beyle in 2015 and her new translation of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is due to be published by Feltrinelli in 2016. She was awarded the Premio nazionale per la Traduzione del Ministero dei Beni Culturali in 2014.
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  • John CoyleJOHN COYLE teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His main interests lie in the field of modernist and postmodernist literature from an international perspective. He has published articles on F. Scott Fitzgerald, Alain-Fournier, Proust, and Joyce, and has edited two introductory studies on Joyce. He is currently working on the relations between literary modernism and advertising, and on recent American fiction. He is currently editing a Macmillan casebook on A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
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  • Paul DevinePAUL DEVINE studied History at the University of Manchester and English Language and Literature at Leiden University in the Netherlands. He has attended and participated in many Joyce symposiums and summer schools. His publications include contributions to A New & Complex Sensation, Essays on Joyce's Dubliners and Moments of Moment, Aspects of the Literary Epiphany where he wrote upon Leitmotif and Epiphany in the works of George Moore.
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  • Caroline ElbayCAROLINE ELBAY lectures at All Hallows College (Dublin City University), where she teaches courses in Irish literature, creative writing, and academic writing on the ALBA (Modular B.A.) programme. She is co-ordinator of Arts & Ideas at All Hallows College (ALBA), and a member of both the Programme Board and Exam Board. Caroline also teaches courses in Irish Literature, and Irish Music at Champlain College Dublin (a satellite campus of Champlain College, Burlington, VT); and CEA Study Abroad Dublin (accredited by University of Newhaven and Pittsburgh University). She is co-founder and facilitator of the life long learning programme at the Dublin James Joyce Centre.
    A graduate of St. Patrick's College Drumcondra (Dublin City University), where she earned a B.A. (Hons) in English and Music, she subsequently undertook postgraduate studies at Trinity College Dublin, where she read for both the Higher Diploma in Education, and the M.Phil in Anglo Irish Literature. Caroline recently completed a PhD at Queen's University Belfast (Title: 'Joyce, Weininger, Sex and Character: A Comparative Study'), focusing on gender representation, anti-feminism, and anti-Semitism in the works of both James Joyce and Otto Weininger.
    Enjoying a lifelong interest in Irish writers, Caroline was awarded the inaugural National Library of Ireland James Joyce Dedicated Scholarship in 2008. She has lectured widely on Joyce, at venues including the International James Joyce Symposium in Utrecht (NL), DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama ("Music in the works of James Joyce"), and the Annual Lecture Series at the Dublin James Joyce Centre, where she facilitates the 'Ulysses for All' study groups.
    An experienced educationalist, Caroline has taught at primary, secondary, and third level. When not engaged in matters academic, she enjoys travel, languages, and music.
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  • Ron EwartRON EWART lectured for many years at the University of St Gallen. He has also been a long-term member of the Zürich James Joyce Foundation. He is an expert on modern poetry and an authority on Joyce's Finnegans Wake.
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  • Jonathan GoldmanJONATHAN GOLDMAN is Associate Professor, New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan, author of Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity (U of Texas Press 2011) and co-editor of Modernist Star Maps: Celebrity, Modernity, Culture (Ashgate 2010). His work specifically about Joyce includes guest-editing the "Legal Joyce" issue of James Joyce Quarterly (Summer 2013), editing a follow-up volume, James Joyce and Legal Studies , currently under review, and publishing articles and reviews in The Cambridge Companion to Ulysses , James Joyce Quarterly , Novel: A Forum on Fiction , The Paris Review , Kult Magazine , James Joyce Broadsheet , and The Chronicle of Higher Education . He has otherwise published work about 20th-century literature and culture, including graphic novels, film, and U.S. Latino culture, in publications such as Cambridge Contexts: Bernard Shaw, Narrative , The Paris Review , The Millions and Open Letters Monthly . He DJs on WKCR-FM radio and plays trumpet in a Latin music band. Twitter: jonnysemicolon. Website: Jonathanegoldman.com.
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  • Terence KilleenTERENCE KILLEEN is Research Scholar at the James Joyce Centre in Dublin. He has published widely on Joyce's life and works. His Ulysses Unbound: A Reader's Companion to James Joyce's Ulysses was first published in 2004 and is now in its third edition. He also contributed an essay entitled ''Lee Miller: Photographing Joycean Dublin (1946)'' to the recently published collection Voices on Joyce edited by Anne Fogarty and Fran O'Rourke (University College Dublin Press). He is a regular lecturer and seminar leader at the Dublin and the Trieste Joyce Summer Schools. An essay on Finnegans Wake and the Law is to appear in a forthcoming volume on Joyce and the Law, edited by Jonathan Goldman. A further essay, ''From Notes to Text: The Role of the Notebooks in the Composition of Finnegans Wake '' is to appear in the next issue of the Dublin James Joyce Journal .
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  • John McCourtJOHN McCOURT teaches at the Università Roma Tre where he is director of CRISIS (the centre for research into Irish and Scottish literature).He has also been part of the Trieste Joyce School since 1997 and is the author of many books and articles on James Joyce and on 19th and 20th century Irish literature including The Years of Bloom: Joyce in Trieste 1904 - 1920 (2000). In 2009 his edited collection, James Joyce in Context, was published by Cambridge University Press. In the same year he published Questioni Biografiche: Le Tante Vite di Yeats and Joyce (Bulzoni). This was followed by Roll Away the Reel World: James Joyce and Cinema (Cork University Press (2010). He is a Trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation and a member of the academic board of the Yeats Summer school. In 2015 he published Writing the Frontier Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland. He has just edited a special issue of Joyce Studies in Italy entitled Joyce, Yeats, and the Revival and is currently editing a collection of essays on Brendan Behan.
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  • Rónán McDonaldRÓNÁN McDONALD is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Between 2010 and 2015, he held the Australian Ireland Fund Chair in Irish Studies at UNSW and since, 2012, has been the President of the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand. His research interests span modern Irish literature and culture, modernism, theories of cultural value and the role of the humanities in the modern university. He is the editor of a new collection of essays The Values of Literary Studies: Critical Institutions, Scholarly Agendas (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Other books include Tragedy and Irish Literature (2002), The Cambridge Introduction to Samuel Beckett (2007) and The Death of the Critic in (2008). He is co-editor of Flann O'Brien and Modernism (Bloomsbury, 2014)
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  • Katherine O'CallaghanKATHERINE O'CALLAGHAN is a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of English at Mount Holyoke College where she teaches 20th-Century British and Irish Literature. She was the 2014-15 Armstrong Visiting Professor at the University of St Michael's College at University of Toronto. She was a recipient of a 2-year Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of English in Trinity College Dublin. She spent 2012-2013 as a Visiting Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. She received her PhD, with a dissertation entitled The Space Between: Music and Language in the Writings of James Joyce, from University College Dublin. Dr O'Callaghan has taught at UCD, NUI Galway, NUI Maynooth, and spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3. She regularly presents papers at international Joyce conferences, taught the Finnegans Wake seminar at the Dublin James Joyce summer school, and has contributed to RTE and BBC radio programmes on Joyce and music. She is particularly interested in the role of music in prose, and her current research project is entitled Music and the Irish Novel, an exploration of music as a provocative and radical aspect of Irish novels written in English (1890-present). She is interested in developing innovative methods of introducing this topic in the classroom. Her collection, Memory Ireland Volume IV: James Joyce and Cultural Memory (2014, co-edited with Oona Frawley), was published by Syracuse University Press.
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  • Fabio PedoneFABIO PEDONE è traduttore, giornalista culturale e consulente editoriale. Fra gli autori che ha tradotto: Jaimy Gordon, Shane Stevens, e Shani Boianjiu, Damon Galgut. Sta lavorando con Enrico Terrinoni al completamento della prima traduzione italiana di Finnegans Wake. Suoi contributi compaiono in rete su Nazione indiana, Le parole e le cose, puntocritico.eu, Poesia 2.0. Scrive per Alias e il manifesto, per alfabeta2, e per pagina99 dove cura con Terrinoni una rubrica bisettimanale di open translation su Finnegans Wake.
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  • Laura PelaschiarLAURA PELASCHIAR is programme director of the Trieste Joyce School. She graduated in English language and literature at the University of Trieste with an MA thesis on Laurence Sterne's Sentimental Journey. In 1994 she completed her PhD at the University of Bologna with a dissertation on the contemporary Northern Irish novel. She has worked as a translator, translating over 50 books for Mondadori, E.Elle Einaudi Ragazzi, Fazi Editore. Her research focuses mainly on the work of James Joyce and the nexus between Joycean texts, the Gothic tradition and Shakespeare. She published Ulisse Gotico (Pacini Editore) in 2009. She has also published widely on the Northern Irish novel. She teaches English literature and English language at the University of Trieste.
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  • Helen SaundersHELEN SAUNDERS is PhD student in the English department at King's College London, researching the representation of fashion in the works of James Joyce. She has been awarded scholarships to study in Dublin and Trieste and previously convened of the postgraduate research group within the English department at King's. Helen teaches on the 'Writing London' BA course also at King's and on the university's 'Literature in the City' summer school programme. She is a postgraduate representative for the British Association of Modernist Studies and has published in James Joyce Broadsheet and Irish Studies Review.
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  • Jaya SavigeJAYA SAVIGE is an Australian author and academic living in London. He was born in Sydney and grew up on Bribie Island, Queensland, where he wrote his first volume of poetry, Latecomers (UQP 2005), which won the NSW Premier's Kenneth Slessor Prize and the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, was highly commended for the Dame Mary Gilmore Prize and shortlisted for several other national Australian awards. His second collection, Surface to Air (UQP 2011), was shortlisted for The Age Poetry Book of the Year and the West Australian Premier's Prize. Jaya's poems have been anthologised in The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry, Thirty Australian Poets and in each of the seven most recent instalments of The Best Australian Poems (Black Inc. 2008-14). His most recent collection is a chapbook, Maze Bright(2014). Jaya is a Lecturer in English at the New College of the Humanities in Bloomsbury, London, and the Poetry Editor of The Australian newspaper. He received a Gates Scholarship to read for his PhD at Christ's College, University of Cambridge (2009-13), where he wrote on James Joyce. He has written for The Australian, Australian Book Review, Australian Poetry Journal, Sydney Morning Herald and The Courier-Mail. Jaya has given readings by invitation in Sydney, London, Cambridge, New York, Berlin, Prague, Verona, Bali and throughout Australia. He has been a recipient of a Marten Bequest Traveling Scholarship for Poetry (2008-09) and a Brisbane Lord Mayor's Artist Fellowship (2008). He was a 2014 Australia Council writer in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
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  • Chiara SciarrinoCHIARA SCIARRINO has been working as a lecturer in English Language and Translation Studies (10/L1 - English and Anglo-American Languages, Literatures and Cultures) at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Palermo since July 2006. She was the Head organizer of the Tenth EFACIS Conference, which was held at the University of Palermo in June 2015.
    She holds an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama (UCD) and a PhD in Comparative Literatures (IULM University, Milan). She has also worked as an Italian language assistant in two Dublin schools.
    Her areas of research are: Anglo-Irish Contemporary Literature and Drama, Translation Studies, Corpus-Based Translation Studies and Corpus-Stylistics.
    She is currently working on a computer-assisted analysis of A Portrait of the Artist as a young Man and on the Italian translations of the same novel by James Joyce.
    She is the author of various articles on Irish writers and of three books about the influence of Italian Culture within Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama.
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  • Malcolm SenMALCOLM SEN is Assistant Professor at the Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has also taught in several universities in Ireland: Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, the National University of Ireland Galway and the National University of Ireland Maynooth. His research areas include Irish Studies, South Asian literatures and cultures, postcolonial studies and the environmental humanities. In his current work Malcolm is especially interested in the conceptual pathways through which literary and cultural analysis can play a more dominant role in environmental debates, the role of narrative in our understanding of, and responses to, unraveling climate change effects, and the necessity of re-imagining sovereignty in the twenty-first century. For this project he is especially interested in the environmental dimensions of James Joyce's writing. Malcolm Sen was the Irish Research Council and Marie Curie Elevate Fellow at Harvard University (2014-2015). Previously, he was awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame (2011-2012). His other awards include a Humanities Institute of Ireland Research Scholarship (2002-2006) and the Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship at the National University of Ireland Galway (2014). His research has been published in key journals and books and recently co-edited Postcolonial Studies and the Challenges for the New Millennium which was published by Routledge in January 2016. He was one of the researchers of the landmark PBS / RTE documentary on the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916 which is currently being aired. Malcolm is the series editor of a podcast series on "Irish Studies and the Environmental Humanities" that is widely available for download online.
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  • Fritz SennFRITZ SENN is founder and Director of the Zürich James Joyce Foundation. He has written widely on all aspects of Joyce's work, especially on Joyce and translation and on Joyce's use of Classical literature. His publications include Joyce's Dislocutions, edited by John Paul Riquelme (1984), Inductive Scrutinies: Focus on Joyce, edited by Christine O'Neill (1995). A volume of interviews tracing his recollections of his life in the Joyce community, The Joycean Murmoirs, was published in 2007, edited by Christine O'Neill. A German edition of this work, Zerrinnerungen, also appeared in 2007.
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  • Elizabeth SwitajELIZABETH SWITAJ is the Chair of Liberal Arts at the College of the Marshall Islands. Her book James Joyce's Teaching Life and Methods is published by Palgrave Macmillan. She also writes poetry, shorts stories, and creative nonfiction.
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  • Enrico TerrinoniENRICO TERRINONI is associate professor of English at the University for Foreigners, Perugia. He has translated authors such as Francis Bacon, Brendan Behan, Muriel Spark, John Burnside, BS Johnson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Alasdair Gray, and James Joyce. His Italian translation of James Joyce's Ulysses won the "Premio Napoli" for Italian language and Culture in 2012. He is currently working on the new Italian translation of Edgar Lee Masters's Spoon River Anthology, and with Fabio Pedone, on the Italian translation of Finnegans Wake. He is a regular columnist for Italian newspaper il manifesto and for the weekly magazine pagina99.
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  • Jolanta WawrzyckaJOLANTA WAWRZYCKA is professor of English at Radford University in Virginia, where she teaches criticism, Anglo-Irish literature, 'Nobel Prize' literature, and directs Ireland/Italy study abroad programme. She lectured at the Joyce Schools in Dublin and Trieste, and attended numerous Zurich Joyce Foundation August Workshops. She is a Trustee of the International James Joyce Foundation. She edited Gender in Joyce (1997; with Marlena Corcoran), published on Kundera and Barthes, and translated Roman Ingarden's treatise, On Translation. Her guest-edited works include the JJQ translation issue (Summer 2010) and two issues of Scientia Traductionis (2010; 2012 with Erika Mihálycsa). In addition to articles and reviews in JJQ, JSI, Scientia Traductionis, Papers on Joyce, and Mediazioni, she contributed chapters to, among others, ReJoycing: New Readings of Dubliners (1998), Twenty-First Joyce (2004), The Reception of James Joyce in Europe (2004), and Joyce in Context (2009). She translated Joyce's Chamber Music into Polish (pending publication) and poems by Czeslaw Miłosz into English. Her Polish translations of W. B. Yeats are forthcoming in Trinity Journal of Literary Translation.
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