Leopold Bloom: Sensual Cuckold, Crucified Jew, Heroic Pacifist - Free Event
Sunday 16 June 2013
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Avenue
James Heffernan, Professor Emeritus from Dartmouth College, has written extensively on James Joyce, particularly his … Read full bio.
About this Event
A Lecture in Celebration of Bloomsday Presented by James Heffernan
Sunday 16 June 2013, 3-5pm
FREE (FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED)
New Mexico History Museum Auditorium
113 Lincoln Avenue (Use Washington Avenue entrance)
Santa Fe, NM
Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of the Irish writer James Joyce during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived. It is observed annually on 16 June in Dublin and many cities around the world. Professor Heffernan will give an in-depth talk on Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce’s celebrated novel Ulysses, to commemorate Bloomsday in Santa Fe.
James Heffernan, Professor Emeritus from Dartmouth College, has written extensively on James Joyce, particularly his Ulysses. For the Teaching Company he has taped 24 lectures on Ulysses and another 24 on great authors from Wordsworth to Camus. His addiction to political news periodically drives him to blog for The Huffington Post where he advocated Stephen Colbert for Pope in January and again in February 2013.
Listen to Ulysses
Besides the public lecture, the Lannan Meeting House was open to the public with an audio recording playing of Ulysses with copies of the book for visitors to follow along.
Sunday 16 June 2013
9am to 1pm and again from 5pm to 7pm after the lecture
The Meeting House is the pitched roof building closest to Guadalupe St on the Lannan campus.
313 Read Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2628
This event was part of the Lannan Literary series.
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