New publication: Woven Shades of Green: An Anthology of Irish Nature Literature. Edited by Tim Wenzell, Rutgers University Press.

Woven Shades of Green is an annotated selection of literature from authors who focus on the natural world and the beauty of Ireland. The anthology begins with the Irish monks and their largely anonymous nature poetry, written at a time when Ireland was heavily forested. A section follows devoted to the changing Irish landscape, through both deforestation and famine, including

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Modernist Studies Ireland: Works in Progress Seminar: “Non-Canonical Modernism(s)”. Monday, October 21st, 4pm. Maynooth University.

Modernist Studies Ireland are delighted to announce their Works in Progress Seminar on Monday, October 21st at 4pm. The event will take place in the Arts and Humanities Institute Seminar Room (Iontas Building, 1.33). This will be the first Modernist Studies Ireland event to be hosted outside of NUI Galway, where all of the organisation’s founding members are based. The

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Irish Humanities Alliance ‘By Imagination We Live’: A Strategy for the Humanities, 2020-2030′ launched by Professor Dame Marina Warner, 6.15pm, 6 November, Royal Irish Academy.

The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) is pleased to announce the Launch of ‘By Imagination We Live’: A Strategy for the Humanities, 2020-2030by Professor Dame Marina Warner, writer, literary critic and Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College. The lunch will take place at 6.15pm, on Wednesday 6 November 2019, in the Royal Irish Academy. The IHA was formed in 2013 to address the

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Rhona and Michael Kenneally of Concordia University, Montreal, to receive Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad

Concordia University’s School of Irish Studies is very pleased to share the good news that Rhona and Michael Kenneally have each been chosen to receive the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad for 2019. The announcement was made by the Tánaiste (Deputy Head of Government) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. The Awards will be presented

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Book Launch Invite: Recalling the Celtic Tiger; eds Brian Lucey, Eamon Maher and Eugene O’Brien. Guest of Honour: Fintan O’Toole 3pm, Saturday 19 October, Luce Foyer, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin.

Peter Lang International Academic Publishers cordially invite you to the official launch of Recalling the Celtic Tiger, edited by Brian Lucey, Eamon Maher and Eugene O’Brien Guest of Honour: Fintan O’Toole 3.00pm, Saturday 19 October, Luce Foyer, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin Light refreshments will be served Please RSVP to Anthony Mason at a.mason@peterlang.com Praise for Recalling the Celtic

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CfP: Radicalism & Reform, 41st Annual Conference, Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, Rochester, New York. March 18-22, 2020. Extended Deadline: October 14, 2019

Inspired by the history of radicalism and reform in Rochester, New York, the NCSA committee invites proposals exploring the radical possibilities of the nineteenth-century world. From the aftershocks of the French and American revolutions to mutinies and rebellion in colonies across the globe, the nineteenth century was a period of both unrest and possibility. Abolition, suffrage, and reform movements reshaped

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Exciting new publication, Nora Hoult’s ‘Poor Women’: A Critical Edition edited by Kate Costello Sullivan. Anthem Press.

Anthem Press are pleased to announce our new title Norah Hoult’s ‘Poor Women!’: A Critical Edition edited by Kathleen P. Costello-Sullivan and would like to send information to the members of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literature about this exciting work.  “Norah Hoult’s ‘Poor Women!’’: A Critical Edition” reintroduces a significant yet critically-neglected 20th-century Irish author. Hoult’s

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Tenure-track position in the Irish Language and its Cultures. Corcordia University, Montreal.

The School of Irish Studies at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Irish language and its cultures. The ideal candidate will teach courses in Modern Irish at the undergraduate and possibly graduate levels, as well as serve as a supervisor to Masters and PhD students in related fields. They will also be expected to play an integral

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CfP: No Country for Old Men? Ageing Masculinities in Irish Life & Culture. NUI Galway, June 3-4th 2020. Proposal Deadline: 15th November 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS No Country for Old Men? Ageing Masculinities in Irish Life & Culture NUI Galway,June 3-4th 2020 Proposal Deadline: 15th November 2019 Over the next decade, WB Yeats’ reflections on Ireland as a setting for ageing and ageism will assume a fresh resonance a century after he published “Sailing to Byzantium”. According to a recent Irish government report:

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CfP In Extremis: The Limits of Life, Death and Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth Century. University College Dublin, 10-11 January 2020

Keynote Speaker: Professor Angela Wright This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the ways in which the fundamental understanding of embodied human life and consciousness was challenged by developments in science and medicine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Spurred on by public experiments and mass casualties resulting from war, famine, disease, poverty and oppression, natural philosophers, poets and novelists, spiritualists

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