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Quirky Genius: Spectacular James Joyce Exhibit to Open in Buffalo

Release Date: June 9, 2009

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The online press kit for "Discovering James Joyce: The University at Buffalo Collection," a free summer-long exhibition of the largest and most prestigious James Joyce Collection in the world is available at www.buffalo.edu/news/joyce.html .

The exhibition offers a great feature story opportunity about one of the world's iconic and idiosyncratic literary figures. Joyce fans from around the world will travel to Buffalo to see this one-of-a-kind exhibit, June 13 to Sept. 13, and participate in a related conference and other events.

The exhibition's opening coincides with "Eire on the Erie," the 2009 North American James Joyce Conference," "Bloomsday Buffalo" and "Cinegael Buffalo," the 2009 Irish Film Festival. The city of Buffalo has a very strong Irish heritage.

Photos and background info about the exhibition and other events are available to members of the media via the online press kit. To arrange news coverage, contact UB's Patricia Donovan at pdonovan@buffalo.edu or 716-645-5000, ext. 1414.

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Patricia Donovan has retired from University Communications. To contact UB's media relations staff, call 716-645-6969 or visit our list of current university media contacts. Sorry for the inconvenience.