Book Launch: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions

Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture Launch Speaker: Prof. Mary McAuliffe (University College Dublin) Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland. Thursday 25th October, 7pm.   Table of Contents – Aidan Beatty & Dan O’Brien. Introduction: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions – Abby Bender. British Israelites, Irish Israelites, and the Ends of an Analogy – RM Douglas.

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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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