New Book by Eamonn Jordan Justice in the Plays and Films of Martin McDonagh (Palgrave Pivot, Jan 2020)

New Book by Eamonn Jordan: Justice in the Plays and Films of Martin McDonagh (Palgrave Pivot, Jan 2020) This book interrogates the various manifestations of rival systems of justice in the plays and films of Martin McDonagh, in analysis informed by the critical writings of Michael J. Sandel, Steven Pinker, Julia Kristeva, and in particular Amartya Sen on violence, justice,

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2020 SOFEIR Conference, “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras”, University of Reims, France. March 13-14.

The 2020 SOFEIR Conference will take place at the University of Reims, in France, on March 13-14. The theme is “Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras” and the key-note speakers are writer Paul Lynch, author Dr Tina Morin (U. of Limerick) and author Professeur Claude Fierobe (U. of Reims). Registration is now open following the linkhttps://colloques.univ-reims.fr/colloque/inscriptionEtape1.jsp?locale=en&semId=SOFEIR-2020 Further information will be circulated later

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Museum of Literature, Ireland (MoLI): Upcoming events for 2020 including Kate O’Brien installation.

As a new year begins and thoughts turn to travels, do plan to include a visit to the newly opened Museum of Literature Ireland  (https://moli.ie/) in your future Dublin plans. The museum is a collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and University College Dublin, and is located in Newman House 85-86 St Stephen’s Green, the student home of James Joyce,

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Rhona and Michael Kenneally of Concordia University, Montreal, to receive Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad

Concordia University’s School of Irish Studies is very pleased to share the good news that Rhona and Michael Kenneally have each been chosen to receive the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad for 2019. The announcement was made by the Tánaiste (Deputy Head of Government) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. The Awards will be presented

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Introducing Project ERIN: Thomas Moore in Europe

ERIN documents two of Thomas Moore’s song series – the Irish Melodies (1808-1834) and National Airs (1818-1827) – as well as music inspired by his ‘oriental romance’ Lalla Rookh (1817). ERIN enables the user to track the production and dissemination of these works in Europe, from their respective dates of creation through to 1880. Any contributors to this process (composers, arrangers, editors, illustrators, engravers, publishers, etc.)

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REMINDER: Call for Submissions to IASIL Bibliography 2018

The IASIL Bibliography, listing work on Irish literature and culture by IASIL members, appears annually in the online edition of the Irish University Review. The new editor of the Bibliography is Dr Chris Cusack. The 2018 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information of work published in 2018 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee representative.

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Symposium: Musical Theatre in Ireland, 3,200 BCE to 1922

“Musical Theatre in Ireland, 3,200BCE to 1922: History, Theory, and Performance” Booking and schedule now available online. Free, but booking essential. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-musical-theatre-in-ireland-tickets-55962409072  symposium- MT in Ireland- 8 March 19- BOOKING INFO SCHEDULE- Associated Event: ‘Irish Musical Instruments from Prehistory to the Middle Ages’ Lecture-presentation, including the chance to play accurate replicas. Sat 9th March 2019, ACD Dublin, 9:30-12:00 (150

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Edward Everett Root Irish Studies Catalogue

A message from Pilar Villar Argaiz, Series Editor, Studies in Irish Literature, Cinema and Culture, EER Publishers. IrishStudies-Catalogue(12pp_PRINT)20%-Offer Publishing proposal form – Irish Studies Series Dear IASIL members,It is with great pleasure that we distribute the Irish Studies catalogue of the new titles published by Edward Everett Root, Publishers (with a 20% discount). As you can see, the new series of monographs in Irish

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Prof Munira H. Mutran receives the Presidential Distinguished Service Award

                Prof Laura Izarra, on behalf of Brazilian Association of Irish Studies (ABEI), has sent the following wonderful news: “It is an honor to announce that Prof. Munira Hamud Mutran has received today the Presidential Distinguished Service Award, from His Excellency Michael D. Higgins. The ceremony celebrates Prof. Mutran’s achievements in the field

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