European Literary Trails: Study  Abroad  Program
Director: Professor Jolanta W. Wawrzycka

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Dublin

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During my 1992 visit to Dublin to attend the 13th International James Joyce Symposium, I stayed in the Trinity College dorm room overlooking the main thoroughfare in front of the college.  In  the summer of 2000 I returned to this great city to do some research and I took great pleasure in revisiting the college's treasures: The Long Room in the Library, the "Book of Kells" exhibit, etc. (as always, click for a larger image).  

    
Views of the West Campus and of the centrally located
Campanile Trinity College was founded in 1592, when "a small group of Dublin citizens obtained a charter from Queen Elizabeth..." (learn more).



The windows of my dorm room at Trinity opened to the College Green and to "the meeting of the waters."

     
Click for a larger images of these postcards of the magnificent Long Room (no cameras allowed, alas).
 


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