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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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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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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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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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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