You are cordially invited to the 8th EFACIS Roundtable Discussion for the launch of IRISH STUDIES IN EUROPE XIIreland: Interfaces and Dialogues 11 January 2023, 6 pm GMT/ 7 pm CET Please register here for this online Roundtable Discussion!» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgALL WELCOME Dublin did not escape the Great Famine: many of its inhabitants experienced acute poverty and illness, while the capital witnessed an influx» Read more
Online Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Masculinities and Manhood in Contemporary Irish Drama: Acting the Man by Cormac O’Brien. Nov 14th, 1-2,30pm CET; 7-8.30pm Irish Time.
Hosted by Celtic Junction Irish Arts Centre, St Paul, MN, the online launch of Cormac O’Brien’s book, Masculinites and Manhood in Contemporary Irish Drama: Acting the Man (Palgrave Macmillan) will be held virtually and will take the form of a panel discussion on political economy and gendered performance in a colonized social context that had a national theatre even before» Read more
New Book: The New Irish Studies, edited by Paige Reynolds (Cambridge UP, 2020). The New Irish Studies demonstrates how diverse critical approaches enable a richer understanding of contemporary Irish writing and culture. The early decades of the twenty-first century in Ireland and Northern Ireland have seen an astonishing rate of change, one that reflects the common understanding of the contemporary» Read more
Online Launch Event: “Narrative 4” – author Colum McCann, Bassam Aramin and Rami Elhanan in conversation about Apeirogon; McCann’s latest Novel
Dear Irish Studies Colleagues and Friends, I want to make you aware of a wonderful free event you can participate in virtually next week. You may have heard of Colum McCann’s most recent novel Apeirogon because it has been getting lots of press. Set in Israel & Palestine, based on real characters from across the divide who suffer loss but» Read more
Irish University Review, Celebrating 50 years in 2020! 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary Edition of The Irish University Review.
The Irish University Review is the premier and leading journal in Irish literary criticism. It covers, on a global scale, all aspects of Irish literature in the English language. This special 50th Anniverary Edition – indeed, our Golden Jubilee Edition! – is themed “Irish Studies Now” and contains a singular, dare we say ‘unique’ collection of articles and essays on a» Read more