Call for Papers – Themed issue of RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance: “Performing in Digital”, deadline 21 August 2020

Call for Papers – Themed issue of RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance Title: Performing in DigitalKey words: archives, performance, theatre, universities, memory, education Guest Editors: Dr. Barry Houlihan and Dr. Catherine Morris, NUI Galway The global virus pandemic transformed lives tragically and accelerated the world into a digital co-existence at multiple heightened levels of interdependencies. In this

» Read more

New Essay Collection: Politics, Culture, and the Irish American Press 1784–1963 Edited by Debra Reddin van Tuyll, Mark O’Brien, Marcel Broersma from Syracuse Uni Press

From the Revolutionary War forward, Irish immigrants have contributed significantly to the construction of the American Republic. Scholars have documented their experiences and explored their social, political, and cultural lives in countless books. Offering a fresh perspective, this volume traces the rich history of the Irish American diaspora press, uncovering the ways in which a lively print culture forged significant

» Read more

Journal of Genetic Joyce Studies publishes breakthrough article: ‘Was this Atlas Used by James Joyce’ by Tim Johnson

Did James Joyce use this Atlas? Details of what could prove the greatest James Joyce discovery in years are published today in ‘Genetic Joyce Studies’, the annual online academic journal of Joycean scholarship.  The discovery is a second-hand world atlas, published in 1903, which has places on many of its maps marked with underlinings, usually in coloured crayon. Literary analysis

» Read more

New Book Building the Irish Courthouse and Prison: a political history, 1750-1850 by Richard Butler. Cork University Press

This book is the first national history of the building of some of Ireland’s most important historic public buildings. Focusing on the former assize courthouses and county gaols, it tells a political history of how they were built, who paid for them, and the effects they had on urban development in Ireland. Using extensive archival sources, it delves in unprecedented

» Read more

New Book Irish Women Writers at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: Alternative Histories, New Narratives Kathryn Laing and Sinéad Mooney (eds)

This major new work on significant but neglected or marginalised late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Irish women writers could not be more timely. This collection presents international research on the work of Irish women writers at the turn of the twentieth century. Discovering new voices and introducing original perspectives on the lives, works and networks of more familiar literary figures, these essays

» Read more

Irish University Review, Celebrating 50 years in 2020! 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary Edition of The Irish University Review.

The Irish University Review is the premier and leading journal in Irish literary criticism. It covers, on a global scale, all aspects of Irish literature in the English language. This special 50th Anniverary Edition – indeed, our Golden Jubilee Edition! – is themed “Irish Studies Now” and contains a singular, dare we say ‘unique’ collection of articles and essays on a

» Read more

C.20 – international journal – Issue 3 now online; from the Durrell Library of Corfu

C.20 –is a peer-reviewed online international journal of the Durrell Library of Corfu, publishing on every aspect of literature and the arts in the twentieth century. C.20 has a special focus on the nucleus of writers and artists living in Paris in the 1930s, including Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Brassaï, Hans Reichel, Otto Rank and many others. Full details of

» Read more

New Book: Samuel Beckett in Confinement: The Politics of Closed Space by James Little, Bloomsbury Press

Confinement appears repeatedly in Samuel Beckett’s oeuvre – from the asylums central to Murphy and Watt to the carceral dynamics that shape plays such as Waiting for Godot and Endgame. Drawing on spatial theory and new archival research, Beckett in Confinement explores these recurring concepts of closed space to cast new light on the ethical and political dimensions of Beckett’s

» Read more

New Book: Sport, the Media and Ireland – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Sport, the Media and Ireland: Interdisciplinary PerspectivesEdited by Neil O’Boyle and Marcus Free Sport occupies a central position in Irish social and cultural life, yet has been relatively marginal within the academy. Significant research has been undertaken by individual scholars, and various important books have been published recently – for example Paul Rouse’s Sport and Ireland; Mike Cronin et al.’s

» Read more

New Book: Childhood, Religion and School Injustice

Childhood, Religion and School InjusticeKarl Kitching Debates about religion and education internationally often presume the neutrality of secular education governance as an irrefutable public good. However, understandings of secular freedom, rights and neutrality in schooling are continuously contested, and social movements have disrupted the notion that there is a uniform public to be educated. Simultaneously, unjust, neoliberal and majoritarian education

» Read more
1 2 3 33