ACIS-West 2011 Program: Friday, October 21, 2011

The American Conference
for Irish Studies, West

27th Annual Meeting
October 21 – 23, 2011

Ireland & Globalization

 

Friday, October 21, 2011

REGISTRATION
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Library, outside room 225, 2nd floor

PANEL SESSION 1

Panel 1: James Joyce
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm, Schiro Room, King Library, room 550, 5th floor

Chair: Harry Powers (San José State University / San José & Dublin Sister City Program)

  • Paul Marchbanks (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo): “The Great Sympathizer: Leopold Bloom’s Ambivalent Posture Towards the Disabled.”
  • Bradford Green (Salem State University): “Dogsbody”: Reincarnation, Animals and the Violence of Colonialism in Ulysses.”
  • Matthew Winters (Utah State University): “The Bard and the Irishman: A Study of Re-Appropriation and Sundering Within the Works of James Joyce.”

WINE RECEPTION
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
King Library, room 225

BANQUET
Bella Mia Restaurant, 58 S. First Street
6:00 pm

Thomas Boylan (National University of Ireland, Galway): “Ireland’s Economic Crisis: Banks, Bandits, and Bailouts.”

Music by Cór Ainglí

Cor Aingli is an Irish language choir based in Santa Cruz, California. Founded in 2006 by Mary Mc Laughlin, who arranges the material and performs solos, the choir also includes Katie Loveless as conductor, Steve Coulter on the harp, and Owen Meehan on the flute. http://www.coraingli.com

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