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

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Webinar hosted by the Dept of Foreign Affairs: ‘How the Irish in America lived: Experiences of diverse groups of Irish Americans throughout history’. Guest Speakers: Ms. Síobhra Aiken, Dr. Tim Meagher & Dr. Cormac O’Brien. Wednesday 24th June at 13:00-14:00 on Zoom.

THE IRISH AMERICA SERIES How the Irish in America lived: Experiences of diverse groups of Irish Americans throughout history Guest Speakers: Ms. Síobhra Aiken, Dr. Tim Meagher & Dr. Cormac O’Brien This event, which will be moderated by Fergal Mythen, Director General of DFAT’s Ireland, UK & Americas Division, will feature a panel of Fulbright scholars and awardees who will

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live event: “Teaching Joyce in Secondary Classrooms: A Bloomsday Q&A Session with Dylan Emerick-Brown” hosted by Museum of Childhood Ireland Project’s Education Department.

#BLOOMSDAY 2020 Join us at 7pm GMT (2pm EST) on Bloomsday for our live event, “Teaching Joyce in Secondary Classrooms: A Bloomsday Q&A Session with Dylan Emerick-Brown,” moderated by Dr Matthew Fogarty of the Museum of Childhood Ireland Project’s Education Department. Dylan Emerick-Brown is the English Department Chair at Deltona High School in Florida, where he has taught Joyce’s literature

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New Irish Street Art Documentary

Full Colour is an independent documentary by Dublin native Harry Moylan. It explores the street art communities of Belfast and Dublin, posing questions about art, politics, culture, gender and identity in Ireland. Learn more about the passions which drive street artists in both cities and the barriers they are confronted with in their attempts to fulfil their creative expression. You

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Culture Unconfined: 5 day digital festival of online Film, Music, Drama, and Poetry; hosted by the University of Liverpool

Culture Unconfined is a five-day digital festival, a celebration of emotional response through which our cultural behaviour is reactive to the environment that now surrounds us.  Replacing the cancelled with on-going and off with on, Culture Unconfined provides a programme that combines light-hearted entertainment and the examination of complex emotions through the fusion of musical styles, documentary, drama and poetry.

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FISHAMBLE to stream acclaimed production INSIDE THE GPO in a special Easter streaming event; 7pm Sunday 12 April til 10pm Monday 13 April. Pre show talk will be streamed at 6pm Sunday 12 April.

FISHAMBLE will stream their critically acclaimed productionINSIDE THE GPO in a special Easter streaming event Filmed archive performance of this exceptional piece of theatre will be available to view from 7pm this Sunday 12 April til 10pm Monday 13 April. Pre show talk will be streamed at 6pm Sunday 12 April Olivier award winning Fishamble: The New Play Company renowned

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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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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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