Death of Conor Johnston

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Conor Johnston, a familiar face from IASIL conferences in the past, who has died in California after a long illness.  Born in Limerick, Conor studied at Trinity College, where he was active in The Historical Society and read honours English Literature. Subsequently he took an MA at Johns Hopkins

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CFP – Common Ground: Divided Selves and Societies in American and Irish Literature and Culture

Queen’s University Belfast 26th-27th October, 2018 Common Ground is the annual postgraduate conference at the School of Arts, English and Languages, Queen’s University Belfast. This year we invite postgraduate and early career researchers across the humanities to explore the theme of divided selves and societies in 20th and 21st century Irish and American literature and culture. The conference will be held

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New Publication: Irishness on the Margins

Irishness on the Margins: Minority and Dissident Identities Palgrave Macmillan Edited by Pilar Villar-Argáiz   For a detailed description, click here: Irishness on the Margins – VillarArgaiz A special discount is also available when purchasing a copy: ProductFlyer_9783319745664 (1) For more information, please visit this link https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319745664#aboutBook   The book includes a foreword by Prof. Bryan Fanning and endorsements by

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New Publication: Richard Power, The Rebels and Other Short Fiction

Forthcoming from Syracuse University Press   The Rebels and Other Short Fiction by Richard Power Edited and with an Introduction by James MacKillop Cloth $55.00 Paper $24.95 Ebook   “Richard Power is a gifted stylist whose literary voice shares the eloquent menace of William Trevor.”—The Irish Times   “Power wrote a mean clean line both in Irish and in English.

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PhD Fellowship in Gothic Literature: University of Limerick

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UL is offering a PhD fellowship in any area of Gothic or Irish Gothic literature, working under the supervision of Dr. Tina Morin. The Sheridan Le Fanu PhD fellowship is a one-year fellowship, including EU level PhD fees (€4,321) plus a monthly stipend of €1,000. The successful applicant will be expected

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Symposium in Honour of Prof Hugh Haughton

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, is hosting a poetic and scholarly “cerebration”. We commence on Friday 8 June with an evening of poetry, featuring readings by: Gerald Dawe · Kit Fan · Bernard O’Donoghue · Caitríona O’Reilly · Peter Robinson To be followed by a day symposium on Saturday 9 June covering

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Doctoral Research Scholarships at Dublin City University

The School of English Dublin City University   Doctoral Research Scholarships 2018-2019   The School of English DCU is a dynamic research-focused school with expertise in a variety of literary eras and genres including Poetry, Children’s Literature, Irish Studies, American writing, post-colonial literature, nineteenth century writing, the Novel, Drama, and Creative Writing. This is an exciting time for us as

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New Series: “Studies in Irish Literature, Cinema and Culture”

Announcing the launch of Edward Everett Root Publishers’ new series entitled “Studies in Irish Literature, Cinema and Culture”, General Editor Pilar Villar Argaiz EER is a prestigious publisher and it distributes very well globally; please send your proposals to ( pvillar@ugr.es ). The series plans to publish monographs, comparative studies, interdisciplinary projects and edited books. Please find its description in the

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