EXTENDED DEADLINE: Brendan Behan at 100

Brendan Behan at 100 : Legacy and New Directions 23-24 June 2023 EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 MARCH 2023 Hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague Conference venue: Faculty of Arts main building, Náměstí Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 Keynote speakers John Brannigan (UCD) Deirdre McMahon Irish author, playwright and rebel Brendan Behan was born on the 9th

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CFP: Discourses of Unity in Ireland and Europe

Tuebingen, 20-22 June, 2023 The conference will be hosted by Visiting Professor in Irish Studies and the English Department at the University of Tübingen. Conference Organizers: Maurice Fitzpatrick, PhD (Visiting Professor in Irish Studies, Tuebingen University, winter term 22/23): maurice.fitzpatrick@uni-tuebingen.de Prof. Dr. Christoph Reinfandt (Chair of English Literature, Tuebingen University): christoph.reinfandt@uni-tuebingen.de Dr. Raphael Zähringer (Lecturer in Literary and Cultural Studies,

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CFP: Extended deadline – 21st International AEDEI Conference

NEW DEADLINE: February 15, 2023 (extended deadline). Proposals for panels, roundtables and workshops are also welcome. For more – see here Call for PapersAs a country under the colonising yoke of the United Kingdom, the island of Ireland has suffered many different types of violence over the centuries. The decolonisation of part of it after the 1922 War of Independence and

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CFP: Synge And Transnational Modernisms

Recent scholarship on Synge by Gregory Castle (2001) Sinéad Garrigan Mattar (2004), Hélène Lecossois (2021) and Seán Hewitt (2021) have all examined how J.M. Synge’s reflections on rapid and uneven modernity in Ireland can be seen as a modernist aesthetic. Most recently of all, Hewitt has argued that ‘Synge’s influence on twentieth-century modernism (and on postmodernism) is yet to be

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CFP: Conference of the SOFEIR (Société Française d’Études irlandaises) – UPDATES

The Presence of the Past: Problematising Temporalities in Irish Studies 9-10 March 2023, University of Lille, France UPDATE: Confirmed plenary speakers Dr. Zélie Asava (independent scholar) Pr. Máiréad Enright (University of Birmingham) Jesse Jones (visual artist). From Gretta Conroy’s recollection of the song “The Lass of Aughrim” in James Joyce’s short story “The Dead” (1914) to the dialogue of corpses

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CFP: EFACIS Conference 2023

EFACIS Conference at Queen’s University Belfast, 24-27 August 2023 ‘Unions and Partitions in Ireland’ Call for Papers EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies) travels to Belfast for the first time in 2023, during a pivotal time for Northern Ireland. The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ (2012-22) in the north has demonstrated that public memories of Ireland’s partition and

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CFP: Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR 2023

Samuel Beckett Working Group at IFTR in Accra, Ghana, 24th-28th July 2023 Samuel Beckett’s Drama and the Undoing of Myths of Empire and Imperialism Beckett’s life is a dance between imperialisms, colonialisms and independence struggles. He has been portrayed, if not as a border thinker, at least as an artist for whom borders shaped his life, political thinking and artistic

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CFP: IRISH WRITERS OF THE 1930S: THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

International Conference to be held at the University of Almería (Spain), 16-17 March 2023 Conference website: http://www2.ual.es/sb-st/ The conservative measures implemented by successive governments of the Irish Free State between 1922 and 1940, including the banning of divorce and widespread censorship of printed materials, have projected an image of Ireland in the 1930s as opposed to the contemporaneous (artistic and)

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CFP: 15th AFIS Conference

15th AFIS Conference 25-26 May 2023  University de La Rochelle Call for Papers As a follow-up to the previous AFIS conference in 2021, which had the theme “New Beginnings”, the 15th AFIS conference in 2023 proposes to take the theme of Adventure. Adventure comes from the Latin “adventurus”, which means “about to happen”. Throughout history great upheavals, such as revolutions,

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CFP: Reworking Folklore in Sound, Stage and Screen

The Creative Arts Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology is pleased to welcome applications to present at a symposium on the theme of reworking in Irish folklore, which will take place in person at the School of Informatics and Creative Arts on Thursday 1 December 2022. The reworking of Irish folklore is a process that surrounds us every day,

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