June 16th marks the day in 1904 on which all of the action in James Joyce’s novel "Ulysses" takes place. To commemorate "Bloomsday," Diane and a panel of scholars discuss selected passages from the novel many consider the best and most important of the 20th century.


  • Christopher Griffin professor at Strayer University.
  • Jean McGarry Chair of the Writing Seminar at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of three collections of short fiction and two novels, "The Courage of Girls" and "Gallagher's Travels."
  • Coilin Owens Associate Professor at George Mason University, has published five journal articles on James Joyce's "Dubliners."

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