Launch of Cork University Press Síreacht Series

Cork University Press is today launching its new book series today Síreacht: Longings for another Ireland.This series looks at reimagining a better Ireland with short, topical, and provocative texts on controversial contemporary issues ranging from Freedom to Commemoration and the Public Sphere. The books are €9.95 and are available at http://www.corkuniversitypress.com. Little books tackling big issues and written in a conversational, accessible

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Seminar on Ireland in Europe. RIA, Dublin, 22 May

Beyond Markets: The Cultural Case for Ireland in Europe The Irish Humanities Alliance, in collaboration with the Humanities Institute UCD and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, TCD have organised an event to explore the cultural, historical and social dimension to Ireland’s membership of the European Union. To date, the debate has been excessively narrow with excessive focus

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New Poetry Collection by Majella Cullinane

Majella Cullinane’s Whisper of a Crow’s Wing will be launched this Saturday as part of the Strokestown Poetry Festival https://www.strokestownpoetry.org/ Published simultaneously in Ireland by Salmon Poetry, Majella Cullinane’s remarkable second collection,Whisper of a Crow’s Wing, is the work of a poet with a distinct and powerful voice. These poems weigh and examine oppositions – the distance of time and

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CFP: Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland 2018 Conference: ‘The Press and the Vote’

NUI Galway, 9-10 November 2018 CFP – The Press and the Vote – NPHFI 2018 ‘The gallery in which the reporters sit has become the fourth estate of the realm’ wrote Thomas Babington Macaulay in 1843. The role of the press in informing or influencing, misleading or educating voters has been debated before and since Macaulay’s statement. In 2018 the

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The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence, Reception

University of York 29-30 June 2018 ​ Speakers: Michael Brown, Claire Connolly, Aileen Douglas, Clíona Ó Gallchoir, Aino Haataja, Catriona Kennedy, Susan Manly, Harrie Neal, Jennifer Orr, Jane Rendall, Gillian Russell and Joanna Wharton   2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849). Often described as the ‘Irish Jane Austen’ and much admired by Austen, Edgeworth was one of

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Symposium in Honour of Prof Hugh Haughton

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, is hosting a poetic and scholarly “cerebration”. We commence on Friday 8 June with an evening of poetry, featuring readings by: Gerald Dawe · Kit Fan · Bernard O’Donoghue · Caitríona O’Reilly · Peter Robinson To be followed by a day symposium on Saturday 9 June covering

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“Ireland and Identity on Screen” University of La Rioja 19-22 March

“Ireland and Identity on Screen” University of La Rioja St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 19-22 March 2018 This event is is organized by the Centre for Irish Studies BANNA/BOND (EFACIS) and it is part of the Doctorate Programme offered by the Department of Modern Philologies of the University of la Rioja. Cartel San Patricio DEFINITIVO Tríptico San Patricio DEFINITIVO Information can also be found in this

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III International Seminar in Irish Studies, University of Granada, 12-16 February

TERCERAS JORNADAS DE ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES   An Interdisciplinary Approach to Ireland through its Music, History, Literature and Cinema       12-16 Febrero 2018           Dirección: Pilar Villar-Argáiz y Encarnación Hidalgo-Tenorio   Dpto. de Filologías Inglesa y Alemana   Universidad de Granada       Coordinación: Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero   Dpto. de Filologías Inglesa y Alemana  

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Irish Itinerary 12-15 February 2018: University of la Rioja

Irish Itinerary 2018 (EFACIS) “Trauma and Identity in Contemporary Irish Literature and Film“ Venue: Salón de Actos de Filologías, University of la Rioja, Spain Centre for Irish Studies BANNA/BOND) (EFACIS) Dates: 12-15 February 2018     PROGRAMME   Monday 12 February 2018   9.00-9.30 hours Irish Itinerary 2018 Opening Ceremony European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS)

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XII Symposium of Irish Studies in South America: Call for Papers

  XIII SYMPOSIUM OF IRISH STUDIES IN SOUTH AMERICA 30/1/2018 Call for papers “Cultural dialogues between Chile and Ireland” 22 and 23 August 2018 Venue: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Campus San Joaquín) and Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (USACH) Deadline: 15 May 2018 Joint Symposium of Irish Studies in South America “Cultural Dialogues between Chile and Ireland”/ “Diálogos culturales entre Chile

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