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February 9 - March 11, 2016
The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries exhibition: 

Susan Weil's James Joyce: Shut Your Eyes and See

Tuesday, February 9, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Opening Reception and
Remarks by the artist at 6:00 pm

Tuesday, February 23, 3:30 pm
David Weir, Joyce scholar and Professor Emeritus Cooper Union,
presents “Susan Weil: James Joyce and the Uncommon Reader”


University at Buffalo
The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

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riverrun (the first word of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake) is a tax exempt educational organization that provides arts and cultural programs to the Buffalo and Western New York community. Its purpose is to enhance the education of the community through its programs. riverrun was created in 1995 to partner with the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library in programs involving the writers James Joyce and Mark Twain. Since that time it has grown, to provide a wide array of arts and cultural programming, with many partners, and to establish student research fellowships (see more in the archives) 

riverrun continues to place special emphasis on partnerships with educational organizations in Western New York, to bring the resources of those organizations to a wider public. riverrun has collaborated in many programs with WNY libraries, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Burchfield-Penney Arts Center, the State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Canisius College, and D’Youville College, among others. It has brought speakers and performers from around the world to Buffalo, including from Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Peru, England, Mexico, France, Croatia, Russia, and from throughout the United States and Canada. riverrun is happy to be part of the strong tradition, and the dynamic present, of the arts in Buffalo, New York.

Board Members

Patrick E. Martin

Patrick E. Martin

Laurence Shine

Laurence Shine

Mary K. Martin

Mary Kennedy Martin


Caitlin K. Martin

D. Corash

Karen Peterson

J. Marion



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