Reading Groups

Dedicated to the works of James Joyce, our reading groups bring together people who love Irish literature and its limitless potential for discussion, learning and self-discovery.

3rd Annual Finnegans Wake Demonstration Reading

Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Hotel Dix, 10 Sherbrooke Street West (Sherbrooke metro)

We will have our 3rd annual Finnegans Wake demonstration reading at the popular Blue Metropolis literary festival. There’s always a large crowd of people here and we love the chic venue. Join us for drinks on the beautiful outdoor patio.
FREE admission.

Blue Met Metropolis Bleu Festival

Event link:
http://bluemetropolis.org/2018calendar/#/en/show/437/OSTRYGODS%20GAGGIN%20FISHYGODS!:%20THE%20FINNEGANS%20WAKE%20EVENT

Finnegans Wake or The Boaters and Sifters of ALP

Inaugurated in March 2015, the group meets on the third Wednesday of every month.

Upcoming Meetings: April 10, 2018
7:30pm
Concordia University, Father Thomas McEntee Reading Room, Henry F Hall Building Room 1001.01, 1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8

Celtic charm warms new reading room

We have finished with chapter one and are now on chapter two. At our next meeting we will start somewhere on the middle of page 36 with “So, if we review the Duke of Wellington’s Testimonial obelisk and begin with nonation, we should be on track.”

Finnegans Wake (PDF/630 pages)

Contact: Kevin Wright, 514-341-3945, or kwright@colba.net

Ulysses

They’re back for round two! This will be our second Ulysses reading group.

Group leaders Megan Abley and Dominic Richard will create a welcoming discussion-based environment designed to help everyone deepen their understanding of this penetrating and mysterious novel. This is a supportive community of first-time readers and readers revisiting the text.

The group meets every two weeks at Concordia University’s School of Irish Studies. 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West Room 1001.1 Metro Guy Concordia. 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Upcoming Meetings: April 10, April 24, May 8

Ulysses (PDF/ 666 pages)

Contact: Megan Abley or Dominic Richard at ulyssesgroupmtl@gmail.com

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