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Special Event: James Joyce and Paris in the 1920s and 1930s

Friday, February 4, 2011, 4–10 pm

James Joyce and Sylvia Beach.

FREE for Members
$5 for non-members

When James Joyce lived in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, he lived in a world full of the influence and inspiration of artists, actors, dancers, and musicians.

All events are in the Auditorium unless otherwise noted. 

1 pm
Films: Paris in the 20s and Following James Joyce: Dublin to Buffalo (2004)

Following James Joyce was directed by Patrick Martin and Stacey Herbert.

4 pm
Science: "Joyce and Albert Einstein: At the Crossroads"

With David Ben-Merre, Assistant Professor of English, Buffalo State College
AK café 

6 pm
Art: "Paris Explosition: Joyce among the Artists"

With Mariann Smith, Curator of Education, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and Laurence Shine, Buffalo State College 

7 pm
Literature: "A Chapter of Accidents: Back to Paris, 1920"

With Ronan Crowley, MA Trinity College, Dublin 

8 pm
Dance: "Dancing in Paris: Isadora Duncan"

With Cathy Skora, Folkloric Productions 

9 pm
Music: "Paris: The Rite of Spring, the Rise of Jazz"
With Charles Mancuso, Associate Professor of Music, Buffalo State College


On the First Friday of every month—from 10 am to 10 pm—Gallery admission and most events and performances are free for everyone.