Philip Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Emeritus at Swarthmore College, will teach a free, seven-session online course on James Joyce's novel Ulysses, according to an announcement from the West Tisbury Library.

The class begins Sept. 9 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and meets every other Wednesday through Dec. 9, with an hour-long lecture followed by a question and answer period. The schedule and materials are available at, password Ulysses.

Classes will meet virtually through Zoom on alternating Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm: 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/9. Please email Jeff Nason by September 1 to enroll and receive the Zoom invitation:

Copies of the book are available at the West Tisbury Library, and the ebook version is available through CLAMS’ Overdrive. Mr. Weinstein's recommended text is the Gabler edition, Vintage, 1986.