CFP: Humanities; Special Issue on Modern and Contemporary Irish Writing (Feb.28, 2021) eds. Robert Brazeau and Laura Sydora

We seek original, previously unpublished essays for a special issue of Humanities on the topic of Modern and Contemporary Irish Writing. Irish writing has emerged, especially since the turn of the last century, as a space of compelling and varied production.  While we remain mindful of Emer Nolan’s important proviso that the Republic of Ireland “now appropriates all ‘success’ (including

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CfP: Terence MacSwiney, Cork Men’s Gaol, and the Political Hunger Strike, 1920-2020. 9-10 October, 2020 University College Cork

2020 marks the centenary of the hunger strike of Irish republicans in Brixton Prison and Cork Men’s Gaol.  The hunger strike tactic had been deployed prior to 1920, but the Cork/Brixton strike was distinctive for its length (three months) and the ultimate deaths of Cork Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney, Joe Murphy and Michael Fitzgerald.  Drawing intense public interest, the strike

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Call for Essay Proposals: In Extremis: The Limits Of Life, Death and Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth. D/Line: 30 April

IN EXTREMIS: THE LIMITS OF LIFE, DEATH AND CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE LONG NINETEENTH PROPOSALS OF 500 WORDS (PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE A SHORT BIO) DUE: APRIL 30 2020 (NOTIFICATION BY JUNE) FINAL ESSAYS OF 7,000-10,000 W0RDS DUE: OCTOBER 31  Proposals should be emailed to Lucy Cogan and Michelle O’Connell at inextremisconference@gmail.com Building on the exciting interdisciplinary conference held in January 2020 at

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“Earlybird” discount expires 28 Feb for “BORDERS and BORDERLANDS” 20-24 May by the DURRELL LIBRARY OF CORFU

BORDERS & BORDERLANDS “Earlybird” discount expires 28 February If you are thinking of enrolling for the symposium “BORDERS and BORDERLANDS” 20-24 May by the DURRELL LIBRARY OF CORFU at the SOLOMOS MUSEUM (by kind permission of the Society of Corfiot Studies)we draw your attention to the “earlybird” discount of 175 euros available until 28 February. (The price after 28 February

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CfP: Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Conference: Theatre Languages / Languages of the Stage: Marginality, Culture and Performance in Contemporary Europe, NUI Galway, 8-9 June, 2020

Theatre Languages / Languages of the Stage:  Marginality, Culture and Performance in Contemporary Europe Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Conference Hosted by Drama and Theatre Studies,  NUI Galway, Ireland 8-9 June, 2020 Call for papers www.ru.nl/gatetheatre The conference of the GTRN seeks to contextualise the history and impact of Ireland’s Gate Theatre by exploring how theatre speaks differently to audiences

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CfP: The School of English, Dublin City University: A symposium on ‘Literature and the Media: Crossings’ Saturday, April 18, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS The School of English, Dublin City University A symposium on ‘Literature and the Media: Crossings’ Saturday, April 18, 2020 Keynote speakers:     Sinéad Crowley (RTE)Madeleine Keane (Sunday Independent)Professor Billy Clark (Northumbria University) This symposium examines the relationship between the writer and the media in an international context. It explores how writers engage with public platforms, often establishing

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CfP deadline extended to 1st February; Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance NUI Galway, 14-15 April 2020

Call for Papers: Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance National University of Ireland, Galway O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance 14-15 April 2020 Keynote Speakers:Dr Fintan Walsh (Birkbeck, University of London) Prof. Hélène Lecossois (University of Lille) Dr Cormac O’Brien (University College Dublin) Irish theatre has a particularly rich relationship with queerness, a performance culture brimful

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Revised CfP & extended deadline (30 Jan): Borders and Borderlands, Durrell Library of Corfu, Greece: 20-24 MAY 2020

BORDERS and BORDERLANDS CORFU, GREECE – 20-24 MAY 2020 Durrell Library of Corfu CALL for PAPERS revised, and extended deadline (30 January) IDENTITY – MEANING – INCLUSION – EXCLUSION – DIFFERENCE Selected contributions will be published by the Durrell Library in association with Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Spring 2021 The vulnerability, mutability and even the existence of borders in politics,

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CfP: Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, Annual Conference, University of Limerick 12-14 June 2020

Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers (in English or Irish) on any aspect of eighteenth-century Ireland, including its history, literature, language, and culture. There is no specific conference theme, but proposals for papers and panels focusing on the following long eighteenth-century anniversaries will be particularly welcome The enactment of the Declaratory Act (1720) The publication of Goldsmith’s The Deserted Village

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