CfP: Special Issue of Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies celebrating the life and work of Eavan Boland (d/line: 17th of July, 2021)

Eavan Boland stands out as a major female poet in the context of twentieth-century Irish writing. Author of more than twenty books of poems and prose writing, she paved the way for many writers in Ireland and abroad after denouncing the subsidiary role of women writers and calling for urgent changes in the Irish literary system. Boland’s innovative and inclusive

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CfP: Essay Collection; Emerging from the Silence: Working-Class Women in Irish Theatre Editors: Clara Mallon (NUIG) and Salomé Paul (TCD)

Call For Papers Proposals are welcome to an edited collection under the title Emerging from the Silence: Working-Class Women in Irish Theatre Editors: Clara Mallon (NUIG) and Salomé Paul (TCD) This edited collection invites scholars to critically engage with works of theatre both by and about working-class women. We encourage an expansive approach with the aim of including a wide

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Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies Edited By Renée Fox, Mike Cronin, Brian Ó Conchubhair. 20% discount code included below

Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies begins with the reversal in Irish fortunes after the 2008 global economic crash. The chapters included address not only changes in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland but also changes in disciplinary approaches to Irish Studies that the last decade of political, economic, and cultural unrest have stimulated. Since 2008, Irish Studies has been directly and indirectly

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New Book: The Rogue Narrative and Irish Fiction, 1660-1790 by Joe Lines. Syracuse University Press

With characteristic lawlessness and connection to the common man, the figure of the rogue commanded the world of Irish fiction from 1660 to 1790. During this period of development for the Irish novel, this archetypal figure appears over and over again. Early Irish fiction combined the picaresque genre, focusing on a cunny, witty trickster or pícaro, with the escapades of

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The María Zambrano Center for Transatlantic Studies at the University of Malaga announces the Spain-Ireland Awards (Premios España-Irlanda)

The María Zambrano Center for Transatlantic Studies at the University of Malaga (AMZET) advocates for the continuous promotion of research regarding the relations between Spain and Ireland. For this purpose, it has announced the Spain-Ireland Awards that include three categories in different areas: The George Campbell Award, the Kate O’Brien Award, and the Robert Boyd Award. The purpose of the

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New Essay Collection: Romantic-Era Irish Women Poets in English edited by Stephen Behrendt. Cork University Press

This book offers a representative sampling of the still mostly unknown poetry by Romantic-era Irish women. It represents most of the period’s active poets by multiple (rather than only a few) works, demonstrating the diversity and the subject range of these four dozen or so poets over the 50-year period. Although several of these poets appear (briefly) in Andrew Carpenter’s

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New Book Dramaturgy of Form: Performing Verse in Contemporary Theatre by Kasia Lech. Routledge Focus.

Dramaturgy of Form examines verse in twenty-first-century theatre practice across different languages, cultures, and media. Through interdisciplinary engagement, Kasia Lech offers a new method for verse analysis in the performance context.The book traces the dramaturgical operation of verse in new writings, musicals, devised performances, multilingual dramas, Hip Hop theatre, films, digital projects, and gig theatre, as well as translations and

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CFP – Babel-AFIAL 30 (2021)

Babel – AFIAL welcomes proposals of articles and book reviews for  issue number 30, which will be published at the end of 2021. The  deadline for those submissions will be 15 April, 2021, and they are to  be uploaded to our website, after due registration, at the following  link: http://revistas.webs.uvigo.es/index.php/AFIAL Babel – AFIAL (ISSN 1132-7332, eISSN 2660-4906) is a yearly

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CfP: The 14th AFIS conference. “New Beginnings from a Franco-Irish Perspective”. Technological University Dublin (2-3 September, 2021).

The world has been shaken by the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses were closed, airlines grounded, cities deserted, hospitals overwhelmed, all of which has left people anxious about what the future might hold. Such turmoil should encourage governments to focus on policies that would revolve around concern for the well-being of individuals, heightened awareness of the importance of

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