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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Staging the Incarcerated Female Body: Records and Representations. Feminist Storytelling Network, NUI Galway. Thursday 19 March 2020 The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane

Sponsored by: NUI Galway College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies Research Support Scheme, Drama and Theatre Studies, Gender ARC Registration: Tickets (free) available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/staging-the-incarcerated-female-body-records-and-representations-tickets-92338526017 For queries, please email Dr Miriam Haughton: ‘miriam.haughton@nuigalway.ie’. For information on upcoming or past FSN events, please check the website and social media: feministstorytelling.ie, @feministstories    Overview This symposium considers official records

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5th International Seminar on Irish Studies, Granada Centre of Irish Studies, University of Granada on February 10-14, 2020

5TH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON IRISH STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA Dear colleagues, It is with pleasure that we announce the 5th International Seminar on Irish Studies, organized by the Granada Centre of Irish Studies at the University of Granada on February 10-14, 2020. The Irish writers who are visiting us this year, through the Irish Itinerary run by EFACIS, are Donal

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2020 SOFEIR Conference, “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras”, University of Reims, France. March 13-14.

The 2020 SOFEIR Conference will take place at the University of Reims, in France, on March 13-14. The theme is “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras” and the key-note speakers are writer Paul Lynch, author Dr Tina Morin (U. of Limerick) and author Professeur Claude Fierobe (U. of Reims). Registration is now open following the linkhttps://colloques.univ-reims.fr/colloque/inscriptionEtape1.jsp?locale=en&semId=SOFEIR-2020 Further information will be circulated later

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Museum of Literature, Ireland (MoLI): Upcoming events for 2020 including Kate O’Brien installation.

As a new year begins and thoughts turn to travels, do plan to include a visit to the newly opened Museum of Literature Ireland  (https://moli.ie/) in your future Dublin plans. The museum is a collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and University College Dublin, and is located in Newman House 85-86 St Stephen’s Green, the student home of James Joyce,

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Fail Better: presented by Poet in the City. 17th February, 7.30pm.

‘to be an artist is to fail, as no other dare fail’ Writing in a time of global change and at the intersection of literary modernism and postmodernism, Samuel Beckett’s work was preoccupied with the failure of language to express the human condition. Resolved to finding a way for language to ‘fail better’, Beckett’s writing ripped up convention and created

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Book Launch Shakespeare’s Body Language: Shaming Gestures and Gender Politics on the Renaissance Stage by Dr Miranda Thomas; with guest lecture by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity, 3rd December, 5pm

You are warmly invited to attend a special event at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 5pm. Dr Farah Karim-Cooper (Head of Higher Education and Research, Shakespeare’s Globe, UK) will be giving a talk as part of the Whitfield Visiting Lecture Series, with a lecture entitled ‘Racialising Mortality in Early Visual Culture and

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Launch: Digital Exhibition ‘The Poetics of Print: The Private Press Tradition & Irish Poetry’. 6pm 26th November 2019 Neil Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

You are cordially invited to the launch of the digital exhibition The Poetics of Print: The Private Press Tradition & Irish Poetry 6pm 26th November 2019 Neil Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub Dr Conor Linnie & Professor Eve Patten, School of English, Trinity College Dublin Special guest Dr Linda King, Department of Design & Visual Arts,Dún Laoghaire Institute of

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Special Symposium: Celebrating Siobhán McKenna. O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway. November 15th, 2019, 9.45-16.15

Celebrating Siobhán McKenna Symposium O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway. November 15th, 2019  9.45-16.15 Following on from the official launch of the Siobhán McKenna Archives at NUI Galway this symposium includes: ‘Women Theatre-makers Now!’ A panel discussion on the position of women theatre-makers four years after the Waking the Feminists campaign was started to advocate for equality for women

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Locos Por Lorca: An Irish Celebration of the Great Spanish Poet. 8 November 2019, 10am-1pm. Aula García Lorca, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Granada.

LOCOS POR LORCA: AN IRISH CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT SPANISH POET 8 NOVEMBER 2019. 10:00-13:00. Aula García Lorca, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Granada. ORGANIZED BY: Granada Centre of Irish Studies, Irish Embassy, Departamento de Filologías Inglesa y Alemana de la Universidad De Granada, Máster Universitario en Literatura y Lingüística Inglesa. PROGRAMME: 10:00 a.m. Opening ceremony. Introduction 10:15.

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