Dr. Hugh Campell launches the autumn lecture series 'The Birth of the Modern' this Thursday, October 24th, in the James Joyce Centre. 'The Cityscape' will explore Paris from the turn of the 20th century and beyond. Looking specifically at developments that occurred in technology and building the lecture will examine how these changes affected the urban experience of a Parisian. 'The Cityscape' is the first in a series of seven lectures that asks what makes the 20th century so different from any other?The aim is to examine the rupture with former traditions that occurred silmultaneously in various fields around the turn of the 20th Century. Using Joyce's birth in 1882 as a starting point the series that will explore, over the course of seven weeks ,the development of Modernism in architecture, philosophy, art, music, physics, psychology and, of course, literature.
Lectures will be held in the James Joyce Centre at 8pm every Thursday evening from the 24th of October. Admission to individual lectures is 7 (5 Friends) or a season ticket is 35 (30 Friends). Contact the Centre for booking or see our website for further information: http://www.jamesjoyce.ie
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