Founded in 1988 by Augustine Martin of UCD, the James
Joyce Summer School is one of the foremost gatherings in the Joycean
calendar. Each year scholars and lovers of Joyce gather from all
corners of the globe to celebrate and analyse the work of this great
writer. A unique aspect of the school is the fact that it gives Joycean
enthusiasts the opportunity to savour and re-experience his writing in
the context of the city which inspired and shaped it. The Summer School
meets in Newman House where Joyce attended university and in Boston
College-Ireland, both on St Stephen's Green in the heart of Dublin.
This unique setting provides the perfect backdrop against which to
reflect on Joyce's works and to assess his continuing influence on
contemporary fiction in Ireland and elsewhere. We gratefully acknowledge
the financial assistance of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the
For further information on the 2016 Summer School contact the Director, Professor Anne Fogarty (firstname.lastname@example.org).