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Bloomsbay: The Bay Area celebrates the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses

June 1 - June 18

JUNE 2022

The Bay Area celebrates the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s seminal work, Ulysses, with exhibits, community celebrations & readings, a film screening, a musical performance, the U22 centenary podcast and the world premiere of an animated tribute featuring award-winning Irish actor Maria Doyle Kennedy.

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EXHIBIT
Transcultural Joyce: The Reception of James Joyce in World Literatures Book Display
June 1 – July 31, 2022 I San Francisco
Main Library, 100 Larkin St., International Center (3rd Floor) I FREE
sfpl.org

EXHIBIT
Ulysses at 100 Book Display
1 June – 31 July, 2022 I San Francisco
Main Library, 100 Larkin St., General
Collections & Humanities Center (3rd Floor) I
FREE I sfpl.org

BOOK CLUB
World Literature Book Club Discusses James Joyce’s Ulysses
June 2, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. I San Francisco
Main Library, 100 Larkin St.,
Latino/Hispanic Room (Lower Level)
FREE I sfpl.org

FILM SCREENING
Shalom Ireland Documentary by Valerie Lapin Ganley, Followed by a Discussion with Dr. Joshua Gang, Professor of English at UC Berkeley
June 5, 2–4 p.m. I San Francisco Main
Library, 100 Larkin St., Koret Auditorium I
FREE I sfpl.org

EXHIBIT
International Joyce – A Look at the Life of James Joyce and Ulysses Publisher Sylvia Beach
June 11 – October 13, 2022 I San
Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St., 6th Floor I
FREE I sfpl.org

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Goldenhair – A Song Cycle Based on Ulysses by Composer Brian Byrne Featuring Musicians from Ireland and the Bay Area
June 14, 2022, 8 p.m. I Feinstein’s at the
Nikko I Tickets: $55 I feinsteinssf.com

WORLD PREMIERE
Penelope Animation Project Brings to Life Episode 18 of Ulysses Featuring Award-Winning Irish Actor Maria Doyle Kennedy and Animator Adam Harvey
Video available for viewing starting June 16, 2022, 12 p.m.
ies.berkeley.edu/irish I Free

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION (I)
Bloomsday Literary Tribute with Joyce Scholar Catherine Flynn, Professor of English at UC Berkeley and editor of The Cambridge Centenary Ulysses: The 1922 Text with Essays and Notes
June 16, 12 p.m. I Mechanics’ Institute
Virtual Event (Zoom) I
FREE milibrary.org

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION (II)
Bloomsday Celebration with Musical Performances and Readings
June 16, 5 – 7:30 p.m. I Mechanics’
Institute, 57 Post St. I
Tickets: $15.00 – $20.00 per person includes a special Bloomsday plate. I Registration required I
milibrary.org

VIRTUAL BOOK DISCUSSION
Biscuits & Books Live! Featuring James Joyce
June 16, 2022, 4 p.m. I United Irish Cultural Center Zoom or Live Stream on
Facebook.com/dowlinglibraryattheuicc
FREE I REGISTER: HERE

AUTHOR TALK
Ireland’s Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Mulhall on His New Book, Ulysses: A Reader’s Odyssey
June 17, 2022, 1–2 p.m. I Virtual Library
FREE I sfpl.org

COMMUNITY CELEBRATION (III)
James Joyce Celebration and Open-Mic
June 18, 2–4 p.m. I United Irish Cultural
Center, 2700 45th Ave, San Francisco
FREE I irishcentersf.org

LISTEN
U22 The Centenary Ulysses Podcast
U22pod.com, Spotify, Apple Podcasts
and everywhere podcasts are available.
FREE

Details

Start:
June 1
End:
June 18
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Venue

United Irish Cultural Center
2700 45th Avenue
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94116 United States
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Phone:
(415) 661-2700
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