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September 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Please join us on Thursday, September 20 at 9:30 am for a cup of coffee and some conversation with retired English Professor, Tom Staley.  Tom will give us a 45 minute summary of the Irish novelist, James Joyce, his works (Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Exiles, Ulysses, Finnegans Wake), his life (1882-1941), and share some interesting stories.

Thomas Staley is a professor in the English Department, Director of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, and the Harry Hunt Ransom Chair in Liberal Arts.  His research interests include: James Joyce, Modern British Literature, Humanistic Research, and Building Library Collections.  He is the editor of the “Studies in Modernism,” book series and the founding editor of Joyce Studies: An Annual and James Joyce Quarterly. Recent publications include: Writing the Lives of Writers (1998), Reflections on James Joyce: Stuart Gilbert’s Paris Journal (1993), and An Annotated Critical Bibliography of James Joyce (1989).
This program is free and open to the public.  For more information, please call the Library at 967-2778.