CFP: Eire-Ireland Special Issue: “Nótaí/Notes: Music and Ireland”

            “Nótaí/Notes: Music and Ireland”                         Éire/Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies Special   Proposers:      Dr Méabh Ní Fhuartháin (NUI Galway)                         Dr Verena Commins (NUI Galway)     “It has been often remarked, and still oftener felt, that in our music is found the truest of all comments upon our history.” (Moore,

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IASIL Bibliography: Annual Call for Submissions

The IASIL Bibliography, detailing work on Irish literature and culture by IASIL members, appears annually in the online edition of the Irish University Review.  The 2016 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit details of work published in 2016 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee representative. You can find contact details of your local representative on

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Call for Papers for MLA Special Session: “Oceanic Ireland”

  Understandably, land and landscape have received the most attention in studies of Irish literary traditions. But it could be argued that water is equally significant, including oceans, maritime exchange and migration, Ireland’s situation as an island in an imperial archipelago, and both the economic and ecological significance of ports, coastlines, and rivers. The panel will examine how developments in

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2nd CFP: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English

  2017 John Rylands Research Institute Conference ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English 27-29 June 2017, University of Manchester     EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 FEBRUARY 2017   Confirmed Speakers: Lucy Collins (UCD), Stephen Enniss (University of Texas, Austin), Rachel Foss (British Library), Peter Jay (Anvil Press), Robyn Marsack (Royal Literary Fund/University of Glasgow), Deryn Rees-Jones (Pavilion Press/University of Liverpool), Michael

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REMINDER: 4th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies

Influences, Intersections, Interactions The 4th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies 8 – 9 September 2017 Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Website: www. http://ualk.ff.cuni.cz/centre-for-irish-studies Contact e-mail: praguepostgraduate@gmail.com REMINDER: The deadline for abstracts is 30 January 2017. CALL FOR PAPERS Paper proposals are invited for an international conference which aims to bring together postgraduate projects in the area

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New Publication: Ireland and Dysfunction

Ireland and Dysfunction: Critical Explorations in Literature and Film Editor: Asier Altuna-García de Salazar Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017   ISBN (10): 1-4438-1203-X. ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-1203-0   Book Description This collection of critical essays finds itself at the intersection of cultural, literary and film studies, and explores the various ways in which dysfunction is expressed in Irish studies. Dysfunction can be

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Special Issues of Estudios Irlandeses: Call for Papers

Call for Papers Special Issue of Estudios Irlandeses New Perspectives on Irish Folklore     Irish folklore has been observed, in its “first life” to use Lauri Honko’s terms, through traditions, customs, narratives, tunes or sayings in various communities. These experiences have been collected and archived, and have since been reused and recycled in other contexts by politicians, poets, visual

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University Professor of English Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Vienna: Call for Applications

English Cultural and Literary Studies Open to new ideas. Since 1365. As a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes, the University of Vienna is committed to basic research open to application and research-led teaching, as well as to career development of young researchers and to the dialogue with economy and society. That way,

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REMINDER: IASIL 2017 2nd Call for Papers. Deadline 15 March 2017

IASIL2017 ● NTU-Singapore ● 24-28 July, 2017 CFP: Ireland’s Writers in the 21st Century   Keynote Speakers Professor Derek Attridge ● Professor Margaret Kelleher ● Professor Gerry Smyth   Guest Writers Marina Carr ● Julian Gough ● Belinda McKeon ● Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill   Second Call for Papers (Closing: March 15, 2017) The political, economic, cultural, and artistic histories of

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Book Launch: Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style

Frank Shovlin’s Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style, published by Liverpool University Press, will be launched in the Moore Institute, NUIG on 2 February 2017 at 5.30 pm.   Touchstones examines the ways in which John McGahern became a writer through his reading. This reading, it is shown, was both extensive and intensive, and tended towards immersion in the classics. As

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