CfP: Border Heritage: Understanding borders, people and identity through time and space Ulster University, 24-25 October 2019

Conference Theme The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA), in collaboration with Ulster University, are pleased to announce a multi-disciplinary conference on the theme of border heritages. The conference will take place on 24-25 October 2019. What do we mean when we talk about borders? In the context of Brexit and the approaching centenary of partition, the political border on the island

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CfP: ACIS Midwest Regional Conference. Creighton University, Omaha, October 10-12

In her 1936 novel, ​Mary Lavelle​, Kate O’Brien explains that, while in Spain and “bereft of the […] Irish back-cloth,” her eponymous protagonist was putting out “unexpected shoots.” Her ability to grow and develop is increased by this move elsewhere, to new and different soil. O’Brien’s novel provides us thevopportunity and the framework to reassess and explore the state of

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CfP: ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting. The City University of New York | Nov. 1 – 2, 2019

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting | American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) The City University of New York | Nov. 1 – 2, 2019 IRELAND:  Borders | Bridges Call  for  Proposals The trope of the border is seeing robust engagement in recent scholarship on Ireland, and from a number of disciplinary perspectives. Borders and bridges, and borders as bridges, these are

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CfP: The COMELA 2020, The Conference on Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology 2020

Following the growth of The Global Network for Linguistic Anthropology, we announce The COMELA 2020, The Conference on Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology 2020. Purpose and Structure – Over 500 scholars globally will gather to present papers and engage in progressive discussion on the Linguistic Anthropology, Language and Society, and related fields, of The Mediterranean and Europe. The COMELA is fully Non-Profit, where all publishing with the JOMELA (its scholarly journal) is free, as the COMELA refuses to implement a pay to publish system. The COMELA sources funding/grants to assist people in

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Call for Chapter Proposals: War, Espionage, and Masculinity in British Fiction

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on War, Espionage, and Masculinity in British Fiction. Conflicts over control of the British Empire, two World Wars, and the Cold War meant that for most of the Twentieth Century, British men were either at war, trying to prevent war, or recovering from the aftermath of war. This book will explore how fictional characters shape

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Call for Abstracts: Nineteenth-Century Contexts – Special Issue on Ecologies of the Atlantic Archipelago

Deadline: 31 January, 2020.Guest Editors: Seán Hewitt & Anna PilzPublication: May 2021 Studies of the intertwined histories of Great Britain, Ireland, and their associated islands have given rise to the notion of ‘archipelagic studies’. As in John Kerrigan’s seminal work Archipelagic English, the cover of which shows the familiar image of Great Britain and Ireland on a map tilted, reaching

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CFP: The annual International Yeats Society conference: “Yeats and Eros” / “Yeats and Paris”

The annual International Yeats Society conference: “Yeats and Eros” / “Yeats and Paris” 12-14 December, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris Call for papers  Yeats and Eros: The topic of this year’s conference, “Yeats and Eros”, invites reappraisals of Yeats’s manifold and often unconventional explorations of the erotic in all its guises. Papers may address the ways in which he toys with and

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