Open Call for Proposals for the Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) Annual Conference, 2020

Call for Proposals Since its launch in September 2013, the Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) has championed humanities research and scholarship in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Each year, the Alliance demonstrates the breadth of Irish humanities expertise by hosting an annual conference that is open to the full range of humanities disciplines (classics; ethnomusicology; history; languages; philosophy etc.). Recent IHA conferences

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New monograph: Paul Muldoon and the Language of Poetry by Ruben Moi, published by Brill.

Paul Muldoon and the Language of Poetry is the first book in years that attends to the entire oeuvre of the Irish-American poet, critic, lyricist, dramatist and Princeton professor from his debut with New Weather in 1973 up to his very recent publications. Ruben Moi’s book explores, in correspondence with language philosophy and critical debate, how Muldoon’s ingenious language and

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New monograph: Elemental Encounters in the Contemporary Irish Novel by Claire McGrail Johnston

Elemental Encounters in the Contemporary Irish Novel by Claire McGrail Johnston The underlying premise of this book is that reading is touching. Words leap out of their beds and pierce flesh like a knife. Storytelling breathes within the dynamic of encounters with air, fire, earth and water, permeated by emotion, imagination and touch. These ideas are contextualized within ancient community

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CfP deadline extended to 1st February; Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance NUI Galway, 14-15 April 2020

Call for Papers: Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance National University of Ireland, Galway O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance 14-15 April 2020 Keynote Speakers:Dr Fintan Walsh (Birkbeck, University of London) Prof. Hélène Lecossois (University of Lille) Dr Cormac O’Brien (University College Dublin) Irish theatre has a particularly rich relationship with queerness, a performance culture brimful

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CfP2 revised deadline 29th Feb 2020: IASIL 2020: “Creative Borders”; University of Lodz, Poland. 20-24 July, 2020.

The IASIL 2020 conference wishes to reflect on the concept of borders and their creative potential that helps define identities, generates critical discourses, and provokes literary works to tackle issues of global political, social, and cultural nature. On the one hand, the border is seen here as a necessary confinement and a formal limitation. On the other, it is viewed

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5th International Seminar on Irish Studies, Granada Centre of Irish Studies, University of Granada on February 10-14, 2020

5TH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON IRISH STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA Dear colleagues, It is with pleasure that we announce the 5th International Seminar on Irish Studies, organized by the Granada Centre of Irish Studies at the University of Granada on February 10-14, 2020. The Irish writers who are visiting us this year, through the Irish Itinerary run by EFACIS, are Donal

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Revised CfP & extended deadline (30 Jan): Borders and Borderlands, Durrell Library of Corfu, Greece: 20-24 MAY 2020

BORDERS and BORDERLANDS CORFU, GREECE – 20-24 MAY 2020 Durrell Library of Corfu CALL for PAPERS revised, and extended deadline (30 January) IDENTITY – MEANING – INCLUSION – EXCLUSION – DIFFERENCE Selected contributions will be published by the Durrell Library in association with Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Spring 2021 The vulnerability, mutability and even the existence of borders in politics,

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New Book by Eamonn Jordan Justice in the Plays and Films of Martin McDonagh (Palgrave Pivot, Jan 2020)

New Book by Eamonn Jordan: Justice in the Plays and Films of Martin McDonagh (Palgrave Pivot, Jan 2020) This book interrogates the various manifestations of rival systems of justice in the plays and films of Martin McDonagh, in analysis informed by the critical writings of Michael J. Sandel, Steven Pinker, Julia Kristeva, and in particular Amartya Sen on violence, justice,

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CfP: Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, Annual Conference, University of Limerick 12-14 June 2020

Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers (in English or Irish) on any aspect of eighteenth-century Ireland, including its history, literature, language, and culture. There is no specific conference theme, but proposals for papers and panels focusing on the following long eighteenth-century anniversaries will be particularly welcome The enactment of the Declaratory Act (1720) The publication of Goldsmith’s The Deserted Village

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2020 SOFEIR Conference, “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras”, University of Reims, France. March 13-14.

The 2020 SOFEIR Conference will take place at the University of Reims, in France, on March 13-14. The theme is “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras” and the key-note speakers are writer Paul Lynch, author Dr Tina Morin (U. of Limerick) and author Professeur Claude Fierobe (U. of Reims). Registration is now open following the linkhttps://colloques.univ-reims.fr/colloque/inscriptionEtape1.jsp?locale=en&semId=SOFEIR-2020 Further information will be circulated later

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