Irish Embassy in Brazil promotes cultural competition to mark the centenary of James Joyce’s Ulysses

Ulysses100 Match

The Federal University of Para and 17 other Brazilian universities will compete in the cultural competition “Ulysses 100 Pelos Olhos Brasiliros”. Promoted by the Irish Embassy in Brazil, the competition aims to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its publication. Ulysses, A novel by the Irish author James Joyce. Participation is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

To participate, candidates must create a mural painting project inspired by one of the episodes of the novel. Ulysses. Students at Para Federal University are responsible for visually interpreting the eighth episode of the book called Lestrigus.

Applications can be filled out individually or in groups Application Form, Along with a sketch of the mural, both sent to the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Until March 31, 2022. The selected project will receive a prize of two thousand riyals and a maximum of the same amount for performing the mural submitted by the contest winner. Once the results are announced, the mural painting must be ready by May 15, 2022, to be executed by the winning candidate.

Ulysses – Literary work tells the story of a day in the life of several characters in Dublin on June 16, 1904. Throughout the chapters Joyce describes the crises and adversities of all the characters and makes everyday life extraordinarily fun.

Renowned author James Joyce uses a variety of narrative styles to experiment with the use of language, to invent new words and to give meaning to others, and his works are full of modernity, symbols and references.

Preparatory course – The Faculty of Foreign Languages ​​(FALEM) Professor and Postgraduate Program in Letters at UFPA, Ottavio Guimaraes Tavares will teach a course on this activity with the aim of helping those interested in participating in the cultural competition. James Joyce emphasizes the chapter that should inspire UFPA candidates.

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The course will take place in person on January 26 and 27, 2022, from 9 am to 12 noon in the auditorium of the Postgraduate Program in Letters, UFPA. Course registration can be done by filling up the available form. Here.

Service:

Cultural competition “Ulysses 100 through Brazilian ice”

Applications: Until March 31, 2022

Tender Notice.

Cultural Competition Registration Form.

Supporting material about the job

On the match page Site From the Irish Embassy

Course on the work of James Joyce

Date: January 26, 27, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: Auditorium for Postgraduate Program in Letters, UFPA

Application Form To class.

Text: Disclosure FALE / ILC / UFPA
Art: Irish Embassy in Brazil

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