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“Farthest Out to Sea: Homer and Ireland”

Saturday, January 29, 2022

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This in-person event scheduled for January 28-29, 2022, entitled “Farthest Out to Sea: Homer and Ireland,” will bring together faculty working in English, Honors, Classics, and Irish Studies at the University of Houston and the University of St. Thomas to present lectures and discussion on the interconnections between Irish literature and the ancient Greek Homeric epics. The link to register - there is no cost, but for Covid reasons we must take registration - is available here.

Stephanie Nelson of Boston University will be our keynote speaker. She has a new book coming out entitled Time and Identity in Ulysses and the Odyssey. At the end on Saturday we will have a ceilidh with the Celtic-Americana-Roots band Beyond the Pale.

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion