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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2018 University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship: call for applications

The Department of English and Linguistics invites applications for the 2018 University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship. The Department of English and Linguistics welcomes applications for PhD projects across a broad range of areas ranging from medieval to digital literature. Department strengths include New Zealand and postcolonial literature, eighteenth-century literature, Romanticism, comparative literature, global modernism, cognitive approaches to

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Richard Pine reports on a festival of Irish and Greek Writers

Novel Encounters: A Festival of Irish and Greek Writers Richard Pine   “Writing and Identity” was the central topic of Novel Encounters, a recent meeting of Irish and Greek writers in Corfu that I helped to organise. The writers described how they wrote, what they wrote and why they wrote, and although I looked for differences between the Irish and

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