2023 ISAANZ/AJIS Postgraduate essay prize

The editors of the interdisciplinary Australasian Journal of Irish Studies and the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand are delighted to announce the 2023 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay prize. The Prize: 1.     Publication of the winning essay in the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, subject to normal academic refereeing 2.     A cash prize of AUD$300 3.     A year’s membership of Irish Studies Association

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#IASILPostgrad day on Twitter!

Are you an Irish Studies Postgrad? Or do you supervise an Irish Studies Postgrad? Or are you involved with an Irish Studies Postgrad programme? On Tuesday December 6th we will be championing the research of the vibrant Irish Studies Postgrad community on Twitter – using the hashtag #IASILPostgrad. Share your research, your achievements, your favourite authors, texts, critical readings, and

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New Book: Art, Misuse and Technology: Micheál O’Connell’s ‘System Interference’

In Art, Misuse and Technology: Micheál O’Connell’s ‘System Interference’ John Roberts provides a wide-ranging and compelling analysis of Micheál O’Connell’s artistic deflation and subversion of technical systems. Addressing current debates on digital culture, the posthuman and computational reason, Roberts examines the relationship between the power of the technosystem we use and inhabit on a daily basis and the critical demands

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Launch of Pan Pan Theatre Company Archive and Digital Exhibition

Founded in 1993 by Co-Artistic Directors, Gavin Quinn and Aedín Cosgrove, Pan Pan Theatre Company have been at the forefront of theatre and culture in Ireland and internationally for the last thirty years. The Pan Pan Archive, now fully catalogued and available at University of Galway Library Archives, is a leading resource for the study and engagement of the rich history one of

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Book Launch: Sexual/Liberation by Michael G. Cronin

Cork University Press Sexual/Liberation by Michael G. Cronin launched by Ailbhe Smyth Feminist and Activist Thursday 1 December 2022 at 6pm Illuminations Gallery Iontas Building (North Campus) Maynooth University, Co. Kildare Sexual/Liberation addresses the paradoxes of sexual freedom in contemporary neoliberal Ireland. It invites readers to imagine a revolutionary form of sexual liberation beyond the present objective of achieving equality

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CFP: EFACIS Conference 2023

EFACIS Conference at Queen’s University Belfast, 24-27 August 2023 ‘Unions and Partitions in Ireland’ Call for Papers EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies) travels to Belfast for the first time in 2023, during a pivotal time for Northern Ireland. The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ (2012-22) in the north has demonstrated that public memories of Ireland’s partition and

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Position in Irish Language and Literature

The University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Irish Language and Literature. This will be a rank-open search. Discipline is open, but we especially invite applications from those whose work has a comparative focus. Deadline: Dec 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time The successful hire will be affiliated with the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish

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CFP: Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR 2023

Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR in Accra, Ghana, 24th-28th July 2023 Samuel Beckett’s Drama and the Undoing of Myths of Empire and Imperialism Beckett’s life is a dance between imperialisms, colonialisms and independence struggles. He has been portrayed, if not as a border thinker, at least as an artist for whom borders shaped his life, political thinking and artistic

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CFP: Conference of the SOFEIR (Société Française d’Études irlandaises)

The Presence of the Past: Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies 9-10 March 2023, University of Lille, France From Gretta Conroy’s recollection of the song “The Lass of Aughrim” in James Joyce’s short story “The Dead” (1914) to the dialogue of corpses in Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille (1949) and the evocation of Eibhlin Dubh Ui Chonnail’s 18th century caoineadh

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CFP: 21st International AEDEI Conference

Violence: Repercussion, Resistance and Representation in Irish Society and Culture Universitat de València. 31 May, 1-2 June 2023 Call for Papers As a country under the colonising yoke of the United Kingdom, the island of Ireland has endured many different types of violence over the centuries. The decolonisation of part of it after the 1922 War of Independence and Partition

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