Call for Papers: Canadian Association for Irish Studies Conference 2018

Canadian Association for Irish Studies Université Laval Quebec City 13-16 June 2018 Situated in Quebec City, Université Laval will host the 2018 conference of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies. Often regarded as one of North America’s most beautiful urban areas, Quebec City has twice received distinctions by UNESCO: in 1985 it was added to the World Heritage List for

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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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BRESAL Symposium 2017: Europe and the Social

Supported by the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance and the School of Humanities Research Incentivisation Scheme NUI Galway 26-27 October 2017   Europe, as continent, social community, and political union, is in crisis. Societies are fraught with economic instability and cultural tensions, while the refugee crisis has led to humanitarian devastation and renewed vociferous debate about the limits of

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5th International PhD seminar in Irish Studies Irish College, Leuven, 3 -7 September 2018

  Following the successful editions of 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016, the Leuven Centre for Irish Studies will organise its fifth PhD seminar in Irish Studies in 2018, in collaboration with EFACIS. The aim is to give PhD students in Irish Studies from different European countries the opportunity to present their research in a congenial, interdisciplinary environment, to receive feedback

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CFP: Panel on Edgeworth at ECSSS, Glasgow, 2018

Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society Conference 2018 Panel: “Maria Edgeworth and Scottish Enlightenment Networks” Maria Edgeworth’s involvement with Scottish Enlightenment thinking has long been recognized, but much yet remains to be discovered about the extent, complexity and implications of her engagement with the ideas of Adam Smith, David Hume, William Hunter, Hugh Blair, Dugald Stewart and other philosophers, scientists and writers

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Call for Papers – George Moore: Transnational and Cosmopolitan Networks on the Page and Canvas

NINTH INTERNATIONAL GEORGE MOORE CONFERENCE June 14-16, 2018 George Moore: Transnational and Cosmopolitan Networks on the Page and Canvas At Moore Institute, NUI Galway with sessions at Moore Hall, and at Coole Park, Galway  ‘I wrote The Untilled Field, a book written in the beginning out of no desire of self-expression, but in the hope of furnishing the young Irish

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Novel Encounters: A Festival of Greek and Irish Fiction

NOVEL ENCOUNTERS a festival celebrating Greek and Irish fiction 18-20 October 2017, in Corfu, Greece “Novel Encounters”: Irish-Greek literary festival This festival is hosted by the Durrell Library of Corfu in association with the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting of the Ionian University in Corfu. The festival will present four Irish novelists and four Greek novelists in readings from

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CFP: After the Crash: Globalism and Irish Literary and Visual Culture

After the Crash: Globalism and Irish Literary and Visual Culture   Dept. of Humanities, Carlow College, St. Patrick’s and VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow November 24, 2017   Keynote Speaker: Professor Luke Gibbons (Maynooth University)   One of the defining themes of Irish cultural discourse in recent decades has been the ways in which globalism manifests itself across Ireland’s

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International Yeats Society Conference: Second Call for Papers

Second Call for Papers and Panel Proposals for the 2017 International Yeats Society Conference October 20-22, 2017 New York City Hosted and sponsored by: The New School University * Fordham University * New York University/Glucksman Ireland House * Williams College The conference includes keynote addresses by Maureen Murphy (Professor Emerita, Hofstra University), and Christopher Cahill (Director, American Irish Historical Society

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