Jean Monnet Chair in European Cultural Studies awarded to former IASIL Treasurer Prof. Joachim Fischer

Anyone teaching at European universities will associate the EU-cofunded Jean Monnet Chairs designed to foster the teaching of EU Studies as well as EU-related research at third level institutions with the academic disciplines of political science, law, economics and, to a lesser degree, history. In the last few years, and accelerated by Brexit, there has been a rethink of the

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Launch of New Publication on Richard Murphy

Making Integral: Critical Essays on Richard Murphy Benjamin Keatinge Cork University Press Richard Murphy’s poetry is central to the evolution of Irish poetry since 1950. These original essays offer new insights into Murphy’s poetic preoccupations – love and loss, nature and solitude, history and inheritance – showing how Richard Murphy’s life and work follow the contours of modern Ireland. With

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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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IASIL Elections

Dear colleagues,   In my capacity as IASIL Returning Officer, I am pleased to confirm that the recent nomination process for the IASIL Executive has taken place within the period for which it was announced, and in full compliance with the IASIL constitution.   The list of nominated members for the period 2019-22 is as follows:   Ondřej Pilný –

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IASIL PhD Forum: Call for Applications

IASIL PhD Forum 2019 Trinity College Dublin Monday 22 July, 9:00-14:00   Tutors will include Lucy Collins (UCD), Eugene McNulty (DCU), Michał Lachman (University of Łódź), and Ondřej Pilný (Forum convenor, Charles University, Prague).   Call for Applications Applications are invited for the annual IASIL PhD Forum, at which postgraduate students have the opportunity to present their work-in-progress and receive

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IASIL 2019: Call for Papers

IASIL 2019 ITHIR NA CRITICE Comhdháil an Chumainn Idirnáisiúnta le Staidéar ar Litríochtaí na hÉireann, 2019 22–26 Iúil 2019 | Coláiste na Tríonóide, Baile Átha Cliath THE CRITICAL GROUND The 2019 Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures 22–26 July 2019 | Trinity College Dublin   2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of IASIL

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Death of Conor Johnston

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Conor Johnston, a familiar face from IASIL conferences in the past, who has died in California after a long illness.  Born in Limerick, Conor studied at Trinity College, where he was active in The Historical Society and read honours English Literature. Subsequently he took an MA at Johns Hopkins

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