CFP: IRISH WRITERS OF THE 1930S: THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

International Conference to be held at the University of Almería (Spain), 16-17 March 2023 Conference website: http://www2.ual.es/sb-st/ The conservative measures implemented by successive governments of the Irish Free State between 1922 and 1940, including the banning of divorce and widespread censorship of printed materials, have projected an image of Ireland in the 1930s as opposed to the contemporaneous (artistic and)

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CFP: 15th AFIS Conference

15th AFIS Conference 25-26 May 2023  University de La Rochelle Call for Papers As a follow-up to the previous AFIS conference in 2021, which had the theme “New Beginnings”, the 15th AFIS conference in 2023 proposes to take the theme of Adventure. Adventure comes from the Latin “adventurus”, which means “about to happen”. Throughout history great upheavals, such as revolutions,

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CFP: Reworking Folklore in Sound, Stage and Screen

The Creative Arts Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology is pleased to welcome applications to present at a symposium on the theme of reworking in Irish folklore, which will take place in person at the School of Informatics and Creative Arts on Thursday 1 December 2022. The reworking of Irish folklore is a process that surrounds us every day,

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Tenure-Track Position in Irish Cultural Geography

Job title: Assistant Professor, Irish Cultural GeographyDate posted: October 4, 2022Application deadline: November 1, 2022 Position description The School of Irish Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Geography of Ireland at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specific focus on Irish Cultural Geography. The candidate will teach general courses in Irish physical geography, geomorphology, and Ordnance Survey analyses, as well

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CFP: Edited Collection – Irish Writers and the Civil Service

Jonathan Foster (Stockholm University), Elliott Mills (Trinity College Dublin), and Karl O’Hanlon (Maynooth University) The history of modernism involves a major shift from aristocratic patronage to technocratic administration (Kindley). In this Irish case, the scene of art shifted from the Seven Woods of Coole to counters and desks in bureaucratic Dublin and Belfast. As the writer Richard Power’s widow Nancy

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CFP: Brendan Behan at 100 – Legacy and New Directions

23-24 June 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 TBD Irish author, playwright and rebel Brendan Behan was born on the 9th of February 1923. Marking the centenary of his birth, the conference intends to reconsider

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Book Launch: Deirdre Madden – New critical perspectives

Edited by Anne Fogarty and Marisol Morales-Ladrón DATE: Thursday 20 October at 18:00. VENUE: Long Room Hub in Trinity College The author, Deirdre Madden, has confirmed her attendance. The invited speaker for the event will be expert in Northern Irish Literature Prof. Caroline Magennis (University of Salford). ALL WELCOME Those interested should register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/launch-of-deirdre-madden-new-critical-essays-tickets-433473620267 Book description: The Irish writer, Deirdre Madden, has written key novels

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Book Launch: Dublin and the Great Irish Famine

UCD Press cordially invites you to the launch of Dublin and the Great Irish Famine edited by Emily Mark-FitzGerald, Ciarán McCabe & Ciarán Reilly DATE:  6.30pm Monday, 17 October 2022VENUE: Kilmainham Gaol, Inchicore Road,Kilmainham, Dublin 8 GUEST SPEAKER: Professor David Dickson, TCDRSVP: ucdpress@ucd.ieALL WELCOME Dublin did not escape the Great Famine: many of its inhabitants experienced acute poverty and illness, while the capital witnessed an influx

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EVENT: The Frances Browne Literary Festival

In light of the tragedy in Cresslough the 2022 Frances Browne Literary Festival has been postponed until further notice. Deepest sympathy is extended to all affected by the tragedy. ********************************************************* Celebrating the life and literary legacy of Frances Browne Ballybofey-Stranorlar Co. Donegal, Ireland 13th to 16th October 2022 Frances Browne is the most important writer ever to emerge from Donegal’s

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