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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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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PhD Fellowship in Gothic Literature: University of Limerick

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UL is offering a PhD fellowship in any area of Gothic or Irish Gothic literature, working under the supervision of Dr. Tina Morin. The Sheridan Le Fanu PhD fellowship is a one-year fellowship, including EU level PhD fees (€4,321) plus a monthly stipend of €1,000. The successful applicant will be expected

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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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Doctoral Research Scholarships at Dublin City University

The School of English Dublin City University   Doctoral Research Scholarships 2018-2019   The School of English DCU is a dynamic research-focused school with expertise in a variety of literary eras and genres including Poetry, Children’s Literature, Irish Studies, American writing, post-colonial literature, nineteenth century writing, the Novel, Drama, and Creative Writing. This is an exciting time for us as

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New Series: “Studies in Irish Literature, Cinema and Culture”

Announcing the launch of Edward Everett Root Publishers’ new series entitled “Studies in Irish Literature, Cinema and Culture”, General Editor Pilar Villar Argaiz EER is a prestigious publisher and it distributes very well globally; please send your proposals to ( pvillar@ugr.es ). The series plans to publish monographs, comparative studies, interdisciplinary projects and edited books. Please find its description in the

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New PhD Programme in Irish Studies at MIC Limerick

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick is launching an exciting new programme, a Structured PhD in Contemporary Irish Studies, in September 2018.The focus of this interdisciplinary programme will be on contemporary issues in Irish society, politics and culture with modules ranging from ‘The Irish Revolution 1912-1927’ to ‘Poetics and Politics of Irish Identity’ to ‘Contemporary Irish Theatre.’  Further programme details and a

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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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ISSCL Podcast on Adapting Yeats and Swift for Children

The Irish Society for the Study of Children’s literature is pleased to announce that its third podcast, which addresses the topic of adapting adult texts for children in the context of the work of two of Ireland’s most renowned authors (Yeats and Swift), can be accessed at https://issclblog.wordpress.com/podcasts/ In the podcast, Noreen Doody discusses issues involved in editing The Moon

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