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The James Joyce Italian Foundation
THE 2008 JJIF JAMES JOYCE GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN ROME, ITALY
February 2, 2008
Keynote Speaker: To Be Announced
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
UniversitÃ Roma Tre, Italy, on February 2, 2008, Joyceâ€™s one hundred
The graduate conference will be the occasion to present unpublished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:
â— The Writing of the Self in Twentieth-Century Literature
â— New approaches to Joyceâ€™s works
â— Traditional approaches to Joyceâ€™s works
â— Irish/International Joyce
â— Occult Joyce
â— Joyce and the Arts
â— Joyce and Semiotics
â— Joyce andâ€¦..
â— Language in Joyce
â— Genetic Joyce Studies
â— 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 in Joyce
Studies in Italy.
Paper proposals (up to 300 words) should be emailed to:
joyce.foundation_at_uniroma3.it by November 9, 2007. Successful applicants
will be notified by November 16, 2007.
A Joycean birthday party will be held in the evening.
No conference fee. Good value accomodation will be available.
JJIF Committee: Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli, Carla Marengo, John
McCourt (Treasurer), Paola Pugliatti, Franca Ruggieri (President), Romana
Honorary members: Umberto Eco, Giorgio Melchiori, Luigi Schenoni.
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