Launch of Classic Irish Plays website at NUI Galway

You are cordially invited to the launch of the new Irish Research Council-funded website: www.ClassicIrishPlays.com This website was created by Dr. David Clare as part of his recently-concluded, IRC-funded postdoctoral research project, “The Hibernicising of the Anglo-Irish Playwright”. That project was based in the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway. www.ClassicIrishPlays.com provides scholars, theatre practitioners, and the

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New Publication: The Post Office in Ireland. An Illustrated History

The Post Office in Ireland: An Illustrated History by Stephen Ferguson Irish Academic Press 480 pages 200 colour & b/w illustrations Hardback ISBN: 978-1-911024-32-3 Online price: €23.99 (rrp:€26.99) Short description: Meticulous, bright and beautifully illustrated in colour, The Post Office in Ireland: An Illustrated History reveals the vital role of the Post Office in national and international communications, and its

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Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Modern Drama, UCD

UCD College of Arts and Humanities UCD School of English, Drama and Film   Teaching Fellow – Modern Drama Temporary half-time (0.5fte) UCD ADVERTISING SUMMARY   Ref: 008829   UCD College of Arts and Humanities UCD School of English, Drama and Film   Teaching Fellow – Modern Drama Temporary half-time (0.5fte)    The UCD School of English, Drama and Film

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CFP: ‘Competing Traditions’. University of Łódź, 30 June-1 July 2017

Call for Papers   Competing Traditions The 20th and 21st Century Irish Literatures between Realism and Experimentation 30 June-1 July 2017   The tension between realism and experimentation has marked the development of modern Irish literature, being intrinsic to the work of a number of major Irish writers. Often regarded as a father-figure of all experimental writing, James Joyce was

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Book Launch: Masculinities and Power in Irish Nationalism

              Book Launch 23 November  6 PM Trinity Long Room Hub Aidan Beatty Masculinities and Power in Irish Nationalism, 1884-1938 Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-1-137-44099-0 This book is a comparative study of masculinity and white racial identity in Irish nationalism and Zionism. It analyses how both national movements sought to refute widespread anti-Irish or anti-Jewish

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A. C. Elias Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship

ASECS’s A. C. Elias Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship, with a $2500 award, supports “documentary scholarship on Ireland in the period between the Treaty of Limerick (1691) and the Act of Union (1800), by enabling North American-based scholars to travel to Ireland and Irish-based scholars to travel to North America for furthering their research.”  Original research on any aspect of 18C

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2nd International Seminar in Irish Studies at the U of Granada, Spain

              II International Seminar in Irish Studies University of Granada, Spain, 12-16 December 2016. Keynote speakers include the Laureate poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and the singer-performer Mary McPartlan, as part of the Irish Itinerary, a European cultural initiative run by EFACIS. More information can be found in the homepage: http://grados.ugr.es/ingleses/   SEGUNDAS JORNADAS DE

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Ireland’s Allies: America and the 1916 Rising

  Ireland’s Allies America and the 1916 Easter Rising   Edited by Miriam Nyhan Grey Foreword by J. J. Lee   KEY SELLING POINTS: A unique study of America’s role in Ireland’s 1916 revolutionary period. Contributors are historians from both sides of the Atlantic, giving the volume a range of different perspectives. Illustrated with compelling images of the period.  

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CFP: 2017 SSNCI conference – Irish College, Leuven, Belgium, 29-30 June

2017 SSNCI conference – Irish College, Leuven, Belgium, 29-30 June   Figures of Authority in 19th-Century Ireland   Website: https://ssnci2017.wordpress.com/   19th-century Ireland witnessed both the restoration of older forms of authority (e.g. the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy) and the rise of figures who defined new models of authority (e.g. Daniel O’Connell). New cultural and educational forces and media

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