CFP: IASIL 2023 – Sustainability

In the atmosphere of the current global, intersectional crisis, the sustainability of life on the planet has become a most pressing issue. While humans have always been coexistent with nature, it is now imperative to realise that, to quote Thomas Nail, “Climate change is a significant problem that demands radical social change.” As Nail points out, “Some historical actors and

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CFP: ‘Irish Poetry Beyond Regionalism and Nationalism’

Symposium: Monday 27th March, 2023 Museum of Literature Ireland, Dublin Dr Gail McConnell (Queen’s University Belfast) & Dr Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University) This symposium sets out to explore mid-century Irish poetry’s rich web of affiliations, reconceptualising the period from Partition to the Troubles by bringing to light forgotten cross-border collaborations, transnational connections, feminist, queer, ecocritical, socialist, and working-class perspectives. Feminist

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Publication: Critiquing Crisis and Commemoration

Special edition of Irish Studies Review ‘Critiquing Crisis and Commemoration’ Guest Editors: Eóin Flannery and Eugene O’Brien. Volume 30, Issue 4 of Irish Studies Review: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cisr20/30/4 . One of the core aims of this special issue is to offer questions and critiques to notions of commemoration, and in this respect, the collation of interventions is setting up a type of counter-commemorative epistemology, one which looks

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Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Irish Studies

The Irish Studies Program at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank.  The position is open to scholars in any discipline whose work relates to the study of Ireland and/or the transnational Irish diaspora.  The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track faculty position in a Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

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Book Launch: The Mandarin, the Musician and the Mage

by John Fanning In spite of recession, austerity and pandemics, Ireland has demonstrated an extraordinary degree of resilience, becoming one of the most successful economies in Europe and developing into a society remarkably at ease with itself. This book argues that the seeds of this achievement were sown between the mid-1950s and 1960s, when a Second Irish Revival took place which

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PhD Scholarship. Cultural Tourism: A Case Study of John McGahern’s Leitrim – TU Dublin

Eamon Maher, Director of the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies, has been given a TU Dublin Scholarship to recruit a PhD student who will work on the general theme of Cultural Tourism: A Case Study of John McGahern’s Leitrim.   Dr Eugene O’Brien, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick will co-supervise the project with Professor Maher, and their joint expertise on the theory of space/place will undoubtedly prove a big advantage to

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New Book: Joyce without Borders: Circulations, Sciences, Media, and Mortal Flesh

Edited by James Ramey and Norman Cheadle University Press of Florida | The Florida James Joyce Series This book addresses James Joyce’s borderlessness and the ways his work crosses or unsettles boundaries of all kinds. The essays in this volume position borderlessness as a major key to understanding Joycean poiesis, opening new doors and new engagements with his work. Contributors begin

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Launch: Law and Literature Book Launches

Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 5.30pm, Tuesday November 8, 2022 Adam Hanna & Eugene McNulty, eds, Law and Literature: The Irish Case (Liverpool University Press, 2022) Adam Hanna, Poetry, Politics and the Law in Modern Ireland (Syracuse University Press, 2022) Poetry, Politics, and the Law in Modern Ireland is a richly detailed exploration of how modern Irish poetry has been

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EVENT: Irish Texts Society Seminar

The Twenty-Third Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar will take place on Saturday, 5 November, 2022 (beginning at 9.30 a.m.) in University College Cork under the auspices of the combined Departments of Irish. The subject of the seminar will be Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach ‘The Violent Death of the Children of Uisneach’, ed. C. Mac Giolla Léith Irish Texts Society Main Series, vol. 56 Registration: Please register online

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CFP: READING IRELAND IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

The 6th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies, Prague22–23 September 2023 Centre for Irish Studies, Charles UniversityWebsite: https://irish.ff.cuni.cz/en/Contact: postgradprague@gmail.com The conference will feature a Panel Session on Early Career Research and Career Building with Dr Deirdre Flynn (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick), Dr Petra Johana Poncarová (Charles University) and Prof Ondřej Pilný (Charles University). CALL FOR PAPERSPaper proposals are invited for

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