Call for Book Proposals: New Perspectives on Irish Literary Studies: Bloomsbury Academic

Global Perspectives in Irish Literary Studies: New Series – Call for Proposals Global Perspectives in Irish Literary Studies will publish monographs and edited collections exploring exciting new critical paths and interventions within Irish studies by showcasing global, comparative and transnational viewpoints on Irish literature and culture. It will feature established and emerging scholars working on cutting-edge investigations that shed new

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CfP: One Day Symposium: “Poetry And/As Criticism”: Maynooth University, 21st March 2022

How might we understand the at times fraught, at times generative relationship between poetry and criticism? What does it take for poetry to be, as Matthew Arnold proclaimed, “a criticism of life”, or as Audre Lorde insisted, “a vital necessity… toward survival and change?” And what steps must we take to, in the words of Adrienne Rich, “enter an old

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Call for Chapters: JUSTICE: edited collection on Expressions of Intersectional Justice in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Film and Theatre

From the earliest expressions of humankind in literature, drama and film, writers have always sought to represent the values, impacts, and merits of justice, in particular, how it is conceived, championed, administered, abused, exploited, denied. Particularly, the evolution of justice in terms of equality and fairness has almost always been a central concern in writing from the Greeks to Renaissance,

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CfP: The Tana French Issue: Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies (Vol 4, 1, 2022)

Barry, Anthony, Macavity, and Edgar Award-winning novelist Tana French has written eight novels that bridge generic conventions from the Anglo-Irish Big House novels such as The Likeness, The Witch Elm, and Broken Harbour, to the campus novel of The Secret Place, to the crime fiction of In the Woods, Faithful Place, and The Trespasser. The Searcher, her most recent work, is an Irish yet American-style Western set in the West of Ireland.  Although the popular success of French’s work

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«Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022» 2022 SOFEIR Congress 18-19 march 2022, University of Orleans, FRANCE – Research Unit REMELICE EA 4709

‘Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022’ ‘To the Nations of the World! Greeting.’ These are the words to be found at the beginning of the message opening the First Dáil on 21st January 1919, asking the free nations of the world to recognise Ireland’s independence and its status as a full-fledged Republic. This appeal urged the victors of the

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CfP: The Irish Civil War National Conference: University College Cork, 15-18 June 2022

On 15-18 June 2022, University College Cork (UCC) will host the Irish Civil War National Conference, to mark the centenary of the opening of hostilities at the Four Courts in Dublin. Working with the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, this conference will align with the core principles of the Irish government’s Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations by encouraging,

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CfP: Special Issue ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives. Deadline, Jan 2022

ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Special Issue (Autumn/Winter 2022) Special Issue: “Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives” Guest Editors: James Ward, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, jg.ward@ulster.ac.uk Joe Lines, Chang’an-Dublin International College, China, joe.lines@ucd.ie Whether we praise or deride it, we now live in its shadows and must reckon with what it has bequeathed us. Western thought is haunted by the Enlightenment (Genevieve

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CfP for Aigne, the UCC postgrad journal. Theme: Liminality -Transitions and Marginalities

CfP: Liminality -Transitions and Marginalities The term liminality encapsulates a state of transition wherein new ideas, identities, solidarities can come into being. As a concept it thus offers a crucial prism through which any in-between phase for a person, group, or even for a whole society can be better understood and has today gained increasing use within the humanities, social

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CfP: Special Issue of Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies celebrating the life and work of Eavan Boland (d/line: 17th of July, 2021)

Eavan Boland stands out as a major female poet in the context of twentieth-century Irish writing. Author of more than twenty books of poems and prose writing, she paved the way for many writers in Ireland and abroad after denouncing the subsidiary role of women writers and calling for urgent changes in the Irish literary system. Boland’s innovative and inclusive

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