WORKSHOP: Radio Myles: Brian O’Nolan and Irish Radio Broadcasting

Online workshop hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, 1 April 2023 Keynote Speakers Esther Leslie (Birkbeck College, University of London) Zan Cammack (Utah Valley University) Call for Papers As we approach 2026, which marks the century of Irish radio broadcasting, it is productive to think about the importance radio holds for modern Irish writers. Brian O’Nolan published a short story

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PODCAST: Zoë Seaton in conversation with Eleanor Lybeck

Irish Itinerary Podcast episode 39 is now available online. In this episode artistic director of Big Telly Theatre Company Zoë Seaton talks to Eleanor Lybeck.  Zoë Seaton discusses the history of Big Telly Theatre Company; their response to the pandemic; and their use of technology. She also talks about making work, with and relevant to the community, that is time

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NEW BOOK: Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing

Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writingby Teresa Caneda (Volume editor)Peter Lang Series: Reimagining Ireland, Volume 117 2023Available to order now at https://www.peterlang.com/document/1288822 Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing is the first book to provide a critical assessment of Evelyn Conlon’s work. Drawing on a variety of perspectives such as feminism, ethics, famine studies, mobility studies, translation studies, short

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AWARD: Presidential Award for Joe Hassett

Joe Hassett was awarded the Presidential Award for Distinguished Service by President Michael D. Higgins in a ceremony on December 8 in the Aras an Uachtarain. Joe’s most recent book is Yeats Now: Echoing into Life (Lilliput Press). Joseph M. Hassett is a  lawyer and literary scholar residing in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of Canisius College and  Harvard Law School,

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International James Joyce Foundation 2022 Trustee Election Results

The results of the 2022 International James Joyce Foundation Trustee election have been announced. Congratulations to the six new trustees. They are: Shinjini Chattopadhyay (Berry College, USA) Anne Marie D’Arcy (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield, UK) Paul Fagan (Maynooth University, Ireland) Jonathan Goldman (New York Institute of Technology, USA) Cleo Hanaway-Oakley (University of Bristol, UK) The

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PODCAST: The Irish Itinerary Podcast

NEW EPISODE: 38. Vivienne Roche in conversation with Charles Armstrong (15/12/2022) In her conversation with Charles Armstrong, Vivienne Roche talks about being a sculptor first; the influence of her father and the language of engineering on her work; sculpture’s potential for abstraction and her interest in architecture; working with the hidden archeology of a site and the research this involves;

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2023 ISAANZ/AJIS Postgraduate essay prize

The editors of the interdisciplinary Australasian Journal of Irish Studies and the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand are delighted to announce the 2023 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay prize. The Prize: 1.     Publication of the winning essay in the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, subject to normal academic refereeing 2.     A cash prize of AUD$300 3.     A year’s membership of Irish Studies Association

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