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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Museum of Literature, Ireland (MoLI): Upcoming events for 2020 including Kate O’Brien installation.

As a new year begins and thoughts turn to travels, do plan to include a visit to the newly opened Museum of Literature Ireland  (https://moli.ie/) in your future Dublin plans. The museum is a collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and University College Dublin, and is located in Newman House 85-86 St Stephen’s Green, the student home of James Joyce,

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Postgrad Scholarships for IASIL 2020 Conference, Lodz, Poland. Deadline: 18th January, 2020

IASIL is pleased to invite applications for a Postgraduate Scholarship to attend the association’s conference, ‘Creative Borders’, at the University of Lodz, Poland, 20-24th July 2020. The Scholarship will contribute to travel (as detailed in the Notes), 5 nights student accommodation, registration fee and the conference dinner. Applications, and referee’s form, must both be received by 18th January 2020 and

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CfP: ‘Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation’ for The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS); proposal deadline: 15 January 2020.

Call for Papers Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation The international journal, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) solicits papers on “Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation” for a special issue in 2021. HJEAS is available world-wide on ProQuest and archived on JSTOR. Scholarly essays are welcome on a wide range of related topics, such as novels adapted to film, drama productions

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New Essay Collection: Protestant and Irish: The minority’s search for place in independent Ireland. Eds Ian d’Alton and Ida Milne

In 1989 Edna Longley remarked that if Catholics were born Irish, Protestants had to ‘work their passage to Irishness’.  With eighteen essays by scholars with individual perspectives on Irish Protestant history, this book explores a number of those passages.  Some were dead ends.  Some led nowhere in particular.  But others allowed southern Irish Protestants – those living in the Irish

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First Edition Kate O’Brien Award: from The Aula María Zambrano de Estudios Transatlánticos de la Universidad de Málaga (AMZET).

The Aula María Zambrano de Estudios Transatlánticos de la Universidad de Málaga (AMZET), in its commitment to promoting relations between Spain and Ireland, has created the Kate O’Brien research prize focusing on these relations between the two countries with a subject devoted to literature and/or women and gender perspective. Professors, students and researchers from all over the world will be

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