Call for Papers: Canadian Association for Irish Studies Conference 2019

Please find at the links below the call for papers for the Canadian Association for Irish Studies’ 2019 conference, “Irish Bodies and Irish Worlds.” Proposals are welcome in English, French or Irish until November 25, 2018.  Please submit your proposal by emailing us at this address (cais2019.concordia@gmail.com).  We would appreciate your sharing of this CFP within your community. CFP Final_English CFP

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Interdisciplinary Conference, Maynooth University, 15 September 2018

The interdisciplinary conference SPACE, PLACE, OBLIGATION, which will interrogate the relationship between artist practice and Irish identity/residency, will take place at Maynooth University on 15th September 2018.   Speakers include plenaries Garrett Carr (Queen’s University Belfast) and Catherine Morris (NUI Galway), artists and sculptors, Laura Fitzgerald, Katie Watchorn, Paul Gaffney, Mollie King, and Kerry Guinan, sound artist Seán Ó Dálaigh, dramatist Kate Heffernan, filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi, and writers Selina Guinnessand Nathan O’Donnell.   Information, and tickets,

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Conference Annoucement: “Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse in Ireland”

Save the Date: “Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse in Ireland,” a conference at Boston College, 1-2 November 2018 This conference will consider the international best practice for responding to historical abuse by presenting case studies of the Irish State’s response to abuse in industrial and reformatory schools, Magdalene Laundries, Mother and Baby Homes, and related institutions. Human

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CFP: Leuven Centre for Irish Studies Conference on Migration

Moving On: Exploring the Multi-faceted Character of Migration LCIS Conference on Migration Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, KU Leuven, October 26, 2018     Europe’s Refugee Crisis of 2015 has brought migration issues to the center of attention of policymakers, (social) media, academic research. Even so, migration has been shaping human history incessantly. A distinguishing trait of migration is the

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Call for Papers: Innovation and Experiment in Contemporary Irish Fiction

Thursday 29 November – Saturday 1 December 2018 Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, KU Leuven, Belgium   ****new deadline for proposals: 6 July 2018****   Confirmed plenary speakers: John Banville, Sarah Baume, Claire Bracken and Anne Fogarty.   Since the turn of the twentieth century, Irish fiction has seen innovation and experimentation on many different fronts. Many novelists have pushed

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2nd Call for Papers: Language.Literature.Politics. 1918-2018. (Un)doing Nationalism and Resistance

Colloquium – New Philologies, the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, and The Alps-Adriatic-Rectors’ Conference (AARC) present the 3rd AARC Conference Language.Literature.Politics. 1918-2018. (Un)doing Nationalism and Resistance Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria – September 20-22, 2018 Second Call for Papers The Open Access journal Colloquium – New Philologies, the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt and the Alps-Adriatic-Rectors’ Conference are happy to announce the 3rd AARC PhD Students’ Conference entitled:

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Seminar on Ireland in Europe. RIA, Dublin, 22 May

Beyond Markets: The Cultural Case for Ireland in Europe The Irish Humanities Alliance, in collaboration with the Humanities Institute UCD and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, TCD have organised an event to explore the cultural, historical and social dimension to Ireland’s membership of the European Union. To date, the debate has been excessively narrow with excessive focus

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CFP: Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland 2018 Conference: ‘The Press and the Vote’

NUI Galway, 9-10 November 2018 CFP – The Press and the Vote – NPHFI 2018 ‘The gallery in which the reporters sit has become the fourth estate of the realm’ wrote Thomas Babington Macaulay in 1843. The role of the press in informing or influencing, misleading or educating voters has been debated before and since Macaulay’s statement. In 2018 the

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The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence, Reception

University of York 29-30 June 2018 ​ Speakers: Michael Brown, Claire Connolly, Aileen Douglas, Clíona Ó Gallchoir, Aino Haataja, Catriona Kennedy, Susan Manly, Harrie Neal, Jennifer Orr, Jane Rendall, Gillian Russell and Joanna Wharton   2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849). Often described as the ‘Irish Jane Austen’ and much admired by Austen, Edgeworth was one of

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