February 2nd is the 136th anniversary of James Joyce’s birth, and his intoxicating influence shows no sign of waning. Join scholar, novelist, and screenwriter Robert J. Seidman in a celebration of Joyce’s ageless allure. With Don Gifford, Seidman is co-editor of the definitive annotation of Ulysses, and his conversancy in Joyce’s biography and tireless attention to the text make for a lively exposition. Whether you’re new to Joyce or a seasoned reader, join us for a roving conversation.
Robert J. Seidman is a novelist, Emmy-winning screenwriter and critic. His latest novel, Moments Captured, is a fictionalized account of the work and life of the pioneering 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge. He is currently writing and producing his film documentary on Joseph Pulitzer, which will air on WNET-13 early in 2018. With Don Gifford he is co-author of Ulysses Annotated, the definitive annotation of Joyce’s epic.