Bloomsday 2022

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Ulysses Plot Summary

 

Bloomsday 2022 Reader Schedule

  • 10:55 AM | Kelsey Scouten Bates | John C. Haas Director, The Rosenbach | Welcome
  • 11:00 AM | Judy Guston | Curator and Senior Director of Collections, The Rosenbach | The Odyssey (Greek) | Lines: 1–20
  • 11:05 AM | Zachary Angus and Meghan McGinty | Hilltop Singing | La Ci Darem
  • 11:10 AM | Helena Nolan | Consul General of Ireland |Telemachus | Pages: 3–4 | Lines: 1–66
  • 11:15 AM | Andrew Byrne | Deputy Consul General of Ireland | Telemachus | Pages: 4–5 | Lines: 67–122
  • 11:20 AM | Kalela Williams | Director of Writing, Mighty Writers | Telemachus | Pages: 12 | Lines: 389–432
  • 11:25 AM | Steven Newman I Zachary Angus | Associate Professor, Temple University I Hilltop Singing | Telemachus | Ballad of Joking Jesus | Pages: 15–16 | Lines: 545–614
  • 11:35 AM | Kelly Richards | President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia | Nestor | Pages: 22–24 | Lines: 118–183
  • 11:40 AM | Tom Teti | Actor | Nestor | Pages: 24–26 | Lines: 199–264
  • 11:45 AM | Sean Kelley | Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site | Proteus | Pages: 37–38 | Lines: 294–330
  • 11:50 AM | Edward G. Pettit I Corey Don | Sunstein Senior Manager of Public Programs I Hilltop Singing | Proteus | Who Goes with Fergus? | Pages: 41–42 | Lines: 434–505
  • 11:55 AM | Peter Nalle | Chair, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Calypso | Pages: 45–46 | Lines: 1–65
  • 12:00 PM | Sadhbh Walshe | Irish writer and journalist | Calypso | Pages: 50–52 | Lines: 243–307
  • 12:05 PM | Kathleen Hudson | Adjunct Professor, United States Naval Academy | Calypso | Pages: 52–53 | Lines: 308–381
  • 12:10 PM | George Matysik I Executive Director, Share Food Program I Hilltop Singing | Calypso | Seaside Girls | Pages53–54 | Lines: 382–431
  • 12:15 PMDarin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 12:30 PM | Christine Woody | Assistant Professor, Widener University | Lotus Eaters | Pages: 63–64 | Lines: 239–278
  • 12:35 PM | Kevin Quinn | Bloomsday Volunteer | Lotus Eaters | Pages: 66–67 | Lines: 338–394
  • 12:40 PM | Kelsey Scouten Bates | John C. Haas Director, The Rosenbach | Lotus Eaters | Pages: 70–71 | Lines: 549–572
  • 12:45 PM | Derick Dreher | Director Emeritus, The Rosenbach | Hades | Pages: 73–74 | Lines: 37–90
  • 12:50 PM | Sean Flatley | Chairman of the Irish American Business Chamber and Network | Hades | Page: 91 | Lines: 839–877
  • 12:55 PM | Bob Demento | Member, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Hades | Pages: 93–94 | Lines: 960–1005
  • 1:00 PM | Kirsten Quinn | Irish Heritage Theatre | Aeolus | Pages: 107–109 | Lines: 464–528
  • 1:05 PM | Kevin Brownlee, Ellen O’Neill, Susan V. Scaff, Peggy B. Wachs | Rosenbach Ulysses Course Graduates | Aeolus | Pages: 111–113 | Lines: 604–672
  • 1:10 PM | Margaretta Noonan | Bloomsday Auction Winner | Lestrygonians | Pages: 138–139 | Lines: 650–703
  • 1:15 PM | Peter Schmitz | Actor | Lestrygonians | Pages: 144–145 | Lines: 896–936
  • 1:20 PM | Beth Hessel | Executive Director, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia |  Scylla and Charybdis | Pages: 151–153 | Lines: 1–89
  • 1:25 PM | Bluma Hammarhead | Student | Scylla and Charybdis | Pages: 154–155 | Lines: 141–188
  • 1:30 PM | Paula Marantz Cohen | Distinguished Professor of English; Dean, Pennoni Honors College, Drexel University | Scylla and Charybdis | Pages: 170–171 | Lines: 828–892
  • 1:35 PM | Toby Zinman | Professor Emerita, University of the Arts; freelance theater critic | Scylla and Charybdis | Pages: 174–175 | Lines: 997–1029
  • 1:40 PMDarin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 1:45 PM 18 Reasons to Read Ulysses Gallery Talk | The exhibition curators lead a 25-minute gallery talk inside the museum
  • 1:55 PM Jack Noonan | Bloomsday Auction Winner | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 180–181 | Lines:1–75
  • 2:00 PMInga Saffron and Ken Kalfus | Architecture Critic, Philadelphia Inquirer / author, 2 A.M. in Little America | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 187 | Lines:299–336
  • 2:05 PM | Joe Samuel Starnes | Novelist | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 193–194 | Lines: 585–641
  • 2:10 PM | Dr. Guy A. Sims | Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Free Library of Philadelphia | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 198–199 | Lines: 800–841
  • 2:15 PM | Eileen Cunniffe | Bloomsday Volunteer | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 207–208 | Lines: 1176–1226
  • 2:20 PM | Gage Johnston | Member, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Wandering Rocks | Pages: 208–209 | Lines: 1226–1282
  • 2:25 PM | Meghan McGinty | Hilltop Singing | My Girl’s a Yorkshire Girl
  • 2:30 PM | Ted Howell | Professor, Rowan University, Bloomsday Reader Advisor | Sirens | Pages: 211–213 | Lines: 63–132
  • 2:35 PMSeamus Carmichael | Zachary Angus | Irish Artist and Musician I Hilltop Singing | Sirens | The Bloom Is on the Rye | Pages: 214–215 | Lines: 185–231
  • 2:40 PMJean-Michel Rabaté |Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania | Sirens | Pages: 217–219 | Lines: 337–418
  • 2:45 PM | Alice Yorke | Actor | Sirens | Pages: 220–221 | Lines: 444–497
  • 2:50 PMBarry Brait I Corey Don | Classic Theatre Productions I Hilltop Singing | Sirens | M’appari | Pages: 225–226 | Lines: 663–716
  • 2:55 PMJessica Foley | Actor | Sirens | Pages: 226–227 | Lines: 717–755
  • 3:00 PM | James Holman I Meghan McGinty | Bloomsday Raffle Winner I Hilltop Singing | Sirens | The Croppy Boy | Pages: 233–234 | Lines: 1028–1076
  • 3:05 PM | Michael J. Barsanti I Meghan McGinty | Edwin Wolf 2nd Executive Director, Library Company of Philadelphia I Hilltop Singing | Sirens | The Last Rose of Summer | Pages: 236 | Lines: 1151–1195
  • 3:10 PMSarah Knittel | Actor | Sirens | Pages: 237–239 | Lines: 1234–1294
  • 3:15 PM | Darin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 3:20 PM18 Reasons to Read Ulysses Gallery Talk | The exhibition curators lead a 25-minute gallery talk inside the museum
  • 3:25 PM | Corey Don | Hilltop Singing | God Save Ireland
  • 3:30 PM | Fergus Carey | Publican, Fergie’s Pub | Cyclops | Pages: 242-243 | Lines: 118-167
  • 3:35 PM | Ernest Hilbert | Poet and Bookseller, Bauman Rare Books | Cyclops | Pages: 255–256 | Lines: 679–747
  • 3:40 PM | Henry Wessells | Author and Antiquarian Bookseller | Cyclops | Pages: 266–267 | Lines: 1192–1238
  • 3:45 PM | Darren Winston | Head of Department, Books and Manuscripts, Freeman’s | Cyclops | Pages: 268–269 | Lines: 1258–1295
  • 3:50 PM | Mark Moore I Corey Don | Faculty, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia I Hilltop Singing | Cyclops | Sinn Fein Amain | Pages: 271–272 | Lines: 1393–1464
  • 3:55 PM | Isabel Steven | Coordinator of Public Programs, The Rosenbach | Cyclops | Page: 273 | Lines: 1465-1501
  • 4:00 PM | Jared Reed | Programs Director, Media Arts Council | Cyclops | Pages: 276–277 | Lines: 1621–1675
  • 4:05 PMSusan MullerMember, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Nausicaa | Pages: 285–286 | Lines: 78–122
  • 4:10 PM | Janice Dawson, Roberta Whitman Hoff, Pi Irwin, Fallon Robinson, Lucy Bell Sellers | Rosenbach Ulysses Course Graduates | Nausicaa | Pages: 295–296 | Notes: 505–567
  • 4:15 PM | Ryan Long | Jeopardy Champion | Nausicaa | Pages: 299–300 | Lines: 674–714
  • 4:20 PMKirsten Quinn I Corey Don and Zachary Angus Irish Heritage Theatre I Hilltop Singing | The Moon Hath Rais’d | Pages: 300–301 | Lines: 715–771
  • 4:25 PM | D. Jeffry Benoliel | Chair, Free Library Foundation Board of Directors | Nausicaa | Pages: 301–302 | Lines: 772–821
  • 4:30 PMDr. R. Scott Stephenson | President & CEO, Museum of the American Revolution | Nausicaa | Pages: 312–313 | Lines: 1246–1306
  • 4:35 PM | Elizabeth E. Fuller | Librarian, The Rosenbach | Oxen of the Sun | Pages: 315–316 | Lines: 60–110
  • 4:40 PM | Enid Reid Whyte | Board Member, Inis Nua Theatre Company | Oxen of the Sun | Pages: 344–345 | Lines: 1379–1406
  • 4:45 PM | Paul Saint-Amour Annenberg Professor in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania | Oxen of the Sun | Pages: 346 | Lines: 1440–1464
  • 4:50 PMDarin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 5:10 PMCharles McMahon | Co-Founder and Artistic Director, Lantern Theater Company | Circe | 401–403 | 1752–1817
  • 5:15 PM | Chris Davis | Actor | Circe | Pages: 421–422 | Lines: 2478–2514
  • 5:20 PM | Josh Hitchens | Actor | Circe | Pages: 469–472 | Lines: 4023–4150
  • 5:25 PM | Claire Saint-Amour | Student, Cambridge University | Circe | 473–475 | Lines: 4151–4245
  • 5:30 PM | Christina E. Doe | Building Supervisor, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia | Circe | Pages: 494–497 | Lines: 4865–4967
  • 5:35 PM | Daniel Simpson | Poet, Writer, Technical Support Specialist for the Library of Congress | Eumaeus | Pages: 501–502 | Lines: 1–59
  • 5:40 PM | Arthur Spector | Chair Emeritus, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Eumaeus | Pages: 508–509 | Lines: 320–366
  • 5:45 PM | Lenore Steiner and Perry Lerner | Rosenbach Bloomsday Chair I Rosenbach Supporter | Eumaeus | Pages: 509–510 | Lines: 367–421
  • 5:50 PM | Sally Wiener Grotta | Author | Eumaeus | Pages: 540–541 | Lines: 1770–1806
  • 5:55 PMLisa Washington | Secretary, Rosenbach Board of Directors | Eumaeus | Pages: 542–543 | Lines: 1866–1894
  • 6:00 PMDarin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 6:25 PMMichael Toner and Mal Whyte | Actor and Founding Bloomsday Reader | Actor | Ithaca | Pages: 544-607 | Lines: excerpts
  • 6:50 PMDarin Kelly & John McGillian | Musical Interlude
  • 7:10 PMLee MinoraActor | Penelope | Pages: 610-644 | Lines: excerpts
  • Closing  | Meghan McGinty I Hilltop Singing | Love’s Old Sweet Song