CfP: Special Issue ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives. Deadline, Jan 2022

ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES: Special Issue (Autumn/Winter 2022) Special Issue: “Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives” Guest Editors: James Ward, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, jg.ward@ulster.ac.uk Joe Lines, Chang’an-Dublin International College, China, joe.lines@ucd.ie Whether we praise or deride it, we now live in its shadows and must reckon with what it has bequeathed us. Western thought is haunted by the Enlightenment (Genevieve

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EFACIS Translation Project: Anne Enright

Call for Translators and Referees Dear colleagues, After the Yeats, Banville and Aistriu projects we are very glad to invite you to participate in our next world-wide Translation project which focuses on texts by Anne Enright. As you’ll see on the website https://enright.efacis.eu/pages/invitation you can choose from different texts in different genres (fiction and non-fiction) with different lengths. You can

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VISITING PROFESSOR IN IRISH STUDIES

The University of Wuppertal invites applications for a visiting professor in Irish Studies in the School of Humanities (English and American Studies) for the period 1 October 2021 –31 March 2022. The Visiting Professor in Irish Studies is a joint initiative of the Government of Ireland, the Irish Embassy in Berlin and the University of Wuppertal. It is funded by

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DOX ON AIR: MUSEUM OF LITERATURE IRELAND

CONVERSATION ON CURATING LITERATURE IN AN ART SPACE & READINGS BY CELEBRATED IRISH AUTHORS AND THEIR CZECH TRANSLATORS Wednesday 19 May 2021, 19:00 (CET) LIVE STREAM from Gulliver Airship, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) have teamed up to create a new museum that celebrates the literary heritage of

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Announcement: “Nochtaithe” (Unveiled)

“Nochtaithe” (Unveiled) is an artistic response to the survivor testimonies gathered and archived as part of the Tuam Oral History Project (TOHP) at NUI Galway, Ireland. It premiered in the Bealtaine Festival on Saturday 1 May followed by a webinar with survivors from the Tuam institution chaired by award-winning journalist Conall Ó Fátharta. It will remain online for the month

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IASIL Bibliography Call 2020

The 2020 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information of work published in 2020 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee representative. You can find contact details for your local representative on the IASIL Bibliography Committee page, and full guidelines on how to submit your publication information at Bibliography Guidelines. The IASIL Bibliography, listing work on Irish literature

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CfP: EFACIS 2021: Interfaces and Dialogues, 1-4 September 2021 – Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague. Deadline: 10 April 2021

EFACIS 2021: Interfaces and Dialogues 1-4 September 2021 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 Louis de Paor (NUI Galway)  Mary McAuliffe (UCD) Gavan Titley (Maynooth) Clair Wills (Cambridge)  The conference proposes to approach Ireland as interface, a locus that allows intercultural exchange,

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New Book: Excess in Modern Irish Writing: Spirit and Surplus by Michael McAteer, from Palgrave-Macmillan.

Michael McAteer, Excess in Modern Irish Writing: Spirit and Surplus (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2020). This book examines the topic of excess in modern Irish writing in terms of mysticism, materialism, myth and language. The study engages ideas of excess as they appear in works by major thinkers from Hegel, Kierkegaard and Marx through to Nietzsche, Bataille, Derrida and, more recently, Badiou. Poems,

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Fail Better: presented by Poet in the City. 17th February, 7.30pm.

‘to be an artist is to fail, as no other dare fail’ Writing in a time of global change and at the intersection of literary modernism and postmodernism, Samuel Beckett’s work was preoccupied with the failure of language to express the human condition. Resolved to finding a way for language to ‘fail better’, Beckett’s writing ripped up convention and created

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