EXTENDED DEADLINE: Strange Atmospheres: The Seventh International Flann O’Brien Conference

The deadline for paper submissions to Strange Atmospheres: The Seventh International Flann O’Brien Conference has been extended to 31 January, 2023. The Department of English at Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj, 27–30 June 2023 Keynote Speakers Joseph Brooker (Birkbeck College, University of London) Flore Coulouma (Université Paris Nanterre) Paul Fagan (Maynooth University) Heather Laird (University College Cork) Call for Papers The conference title, Strange Atmospheres, foregrounds a concept that sits

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WORKSHOP: Radio Myles: Brian O’Nolan and Irish Radio Broadcasting

Online workshop hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, 1 April 2023 Keynote Speakers Esther Leslie (Birkbeck College, University of London) Zan Cammack (Utah Valley University) Call for Papers As we approach 2026, which marks the century of Irish radio broadcasting, it is productive to think about the importance radio holds for modern Irish writers. Brian O’Nolan published a short story

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NEW BOOK: Getting to Good Friday: Literature and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland

By Marilynn Richtarik Oxford University Press Getting to Good Friday intertwines literary analysis and narrative history in an accessible account of the shifts in thinking and talking about Northern Ireland’s divided society that brought thirty years of political violence to a close with the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement. Drawing on decades of reading, researching, and teaching Northern Irish literature and talking

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PODCAST: Zoë Seaton in conversation with Eleanor Lybeck

Irish Itinerary Podcast episode 39 is now available online. In this episode artistic director of Big Telly Theatre Company Zoë Seaton talks to Eleanor Lybeck.  Zoë Seaton discusses the history of Big Telly Theatre Company; their response to the pandemic; and their use of technology. She also talks about making work, with and relevant to the community, that is time

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: Brendan Behan at 100

Brendan Behan at 100 : Legacy and New Directions 23-24 June 2023 EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 MARCH 2023 Hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague Conference venue: Faculty of Arts main building, Náměstí Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 Keynote speakers John Brannigan (UCD) Deirdre McMahon Irish author, playwright and rebel Brendan Behan was born on the 9th

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NEW BOOK: Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing

Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writingby Teresa Caneda (Volume editor)Peter Lang Series: Reimagining Ireland, Volume 117 2023Available to order now at https://www.peterlang.com/document/1288822 Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing is the first book to provide a critical assessment of Evelyn Conlon’s work. Drawing on a variety of perspectives such as feminism, ethics, famine studies, mobility studies, translation studies, short

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CFP: Discourses of Unity in Ireland and Europe

Tuebingen, 20-22 June, 2023 The conference will be hosted by Visiting Professor in Irish Studies and the English Department at the University of Tübingen. Conference Organizers: Maurice Fitzpatrick, PhD (Visiting Professor in Irish Studies, Tuebingen University, winter term 22/23): maurice.fitzpatrick@uni-tuebingen.de Prof. Dr. Christoph Reinfandt (Chair of English Literature, Tuebingen University): christoph.reinfandt@uni-tuebingen.de Dr. Raphael Zähringer (Lecturer in Literary and Cultural Studies,

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NEW BOOK: Finders: Justice, Faith, and Identity in Irish Crime Fiction

Anjili Babbar Paper $29.95 9780815611578 Cloth $75.00 9780815637912 Ebook 9780815655886 “Babbar’s rigorous, serious, and insightful Finders is the most comprehensive study into the exciting phenomenon of Northern Irish crime fiction. A must-read for literary scholars and the casual fan of the most explosive sub genre of Celtic Noir.”—Adrian McKinty, author of The Chain “This is an astonishing achievement. . . . Historically

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CFP: Extended deadline – 21st International AEDEI Conference

NEW DEADLINE: February 15, 2023 (extended deadline). Proposals for panels, roundtables and workshops are also welcome. For more – see here Call for PapersAs a country under the colonising yoke of the United Kingdom, the island of Ireland has suffered many different types of violence over the centuries. The decolonisation of part of it after the 1922 War of Independence and

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JOB: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway

Postdoctoral Researcher ‘The Price of Performance: A Question of Economic Sustainability for Independent Theatre Production in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, 2000-2020’ Moore Institute, University of Galway Ref. No. University of Galway 004-23 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway. This position is

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