New Book: Avant-Garde Nationalism at the Dublin Gate Theatre, 1928-1940 by Ruud van den Beuken. Syracuse University Press

In 1928, Hilton Edwards and Micheál mac Liammóir founded the Dublin Gate Theatre, which quickly became renowned for producing stylistically and dramaturgically innovative plays in a uniquely avant-garde setting. While the Gate’s lasting importance to the history of Irish theater is generally its introduction of experimental foreign drama to Ireland, Van den Beuken shines a light on the Gate’s productions

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A Donegal Workshop & Masterclass in Sean-Nós Singing with Conor Ó Gallchóir & Lillis Ó Laoire at The Song House

Conor Ó Gallchóir agus Lillis Ó Laoire A Donegal Workshop & Masterclass in Sean-Nós Singing This is a bilingual Workshop designed to support intermediate to advanced Sean-Nós singers in developing their craft. During this workshop Conor and Lillis will guide you into deeper relationship with your Sean Singing style and skill. There will be opportunities for you to share your

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DISCOVERY: The 42nd Annual Virtual Conference Nineteenth Century Studies Association March 11-13, 2021 Proposal Deadline: October 31, 2020

DISCOVERY The 42nd Annual Virtual Conference Nineteenth Century Studies Association March 11-13, 2021 Proposal Deadline: October 31, 2020 Website: https://ncsaweb.net/current-conference-2021-cfp/ NCSA welcomes proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and special sessions that explore our theme of “Discovery” in the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). Scholars are invited to interrogate the trope of “discovery” by questioning the term’s ideological and colonial implications. Why

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CfP: “Chicago: an Irish-American Metropolis Politics, Ethnicity, and Culture from 1830s to the present Time” An International & Multidisciplinary Conference. Paris June 21-23, 2021. CfP deadline extended to 30 Oct 2020

“Chicago: an Irish-American Metropolis Politics, Ethnicity, and Culture from 1830s to the present Time” An International and Multidisciplinary Conference June 21-23, 2021 Paris Please note, the deadline for CfP Submissions has now been extended to 30th October, 2020 A partnership between the universities of Chicago, Caen Normandie and Paris Scientific Committee: Claire Connolly (University College Cork); Christophe Gillissen (Université de

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New Book: Write My Name: Authorship in the Poetry of Thomas Moore By Justin Tonra. Routledge.

Write My Name: Authorship in the Poetry of Thomas Moore By Justin Tonra Write My Name: Authorship in the Poetry of Thomas Moore is the first monograph devoted to Moore’s poetry. The focus of the book is on Moore’s poetry and differing formulations of authorship therein. Its scope comprises poetic publications from Moore’s early career, from his Romantic Orientalist writings, and

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New Collection: Famine Pots: The Choctaw-Irish Gift Exchange, 1847-Present Edited by LeAnne Howe & Padraig Kirwan. Cork University Press

Famine Pots: The Choctaw-Irish Gift Exchange, 1847-Present Edited by LeAnne Howe and Padraig Kirwan The remarkable story of the money sent by the Choctaw to the Irish in 1847 is one that is often told and remembered by people in both nations. This gift was sent to the Irish from the Choctaw at the height of the Great Irish Famine,

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New essay collection: New Zealand’s Responses to the 1916 Rising Edited by Peter Kuch and Lisa Marr. Cork University Press

New Zealand’s Responses to the 1916 Rising Edited by Peter Kuch and Lisa Marr This book examines what distinguished New Zealand’s response to the Rising and its aftermath — particularly from Australian and Canadian responses, the two Dominions whose constitutional relations to the United Kingdom were frequently cited in determining Irish independence. Organized chronologically, it opens with a chapter detailing

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New essay collection: Irish Famines before and after the Great Hunger Edited by Christine Kinealy and Gerard Moran. Cork University Press

Irish Famines before and after the Great Hunger Edited by Christine Kinealy and Gerard Moran The Great Hunger of 1845 to 1852 cast a long shadow over the subsequent history of Ireland and its diaspora. Since 1995, there has been a renewed interest in studying this event, not only by history scholars and students, but by archaeologists, artists, musicians, scientists,

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