News from Canadian Association for Irish Studies

CAIS members and friends: For those of you who might not have seen the Fall Newsletter, which includes Editor Michael Quigley’s special supplement on Seamus Heaney, it can be found on the CAIS website: http://www.irishstudies.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2013fall1.pdf Reminder:   our 2014 Annual Conference will be held jointly with the American Conference for Irish Studies at University College Dublin, June 11-14, 2014. The Conference

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Patrick Lonergan named Chair of Drama and Theatre Studies

NUI Galway has appointed Professor Patrick Lonergan as its first ever Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies. Professor Lonergan’s appointment strengthens NUI Galway’s reputation as a national hub for the study of theatre. His focus will be on developing new courses, building new research resources, and partnering with theatre companies.   Patrick has long served on the Executive of IASIL,

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“THE MAP IS NOT THE TERRITORY”* PARALLEL PATHS—PALESTINIANS, NATIVE AMERICANS, IRISH

a touring art exhibition Press Release For Immediate Release                Contact: Jennifer Heath, 303-444-1886, baksunarts@aol.com, Dagmar Painter   703-973-6768 (c), dpainter@thejerusalemfund.org , http://www.thejerusalemfund.org/ht/d/sp/i/9242/pid/9242 The Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds in Washington, D.C. was the first stop for a five-year traveling art exhibition, “The Map is Not the Territory,” which looks at relationships and commonalities in Palestinian, Native American, and Irish experiences of invasion,

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