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CFP: Eire-Ireland Special Issue on Reproductive Justice and the Politics of Women’s Health

Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies and guest editors Dr. Cara Delay (College of Charleston) and Dr. Claire Bracken (Union College) welcome submissions for a Spring/ Summer 2021 special issue on Reproductive Justice and the Politics of Women’s Health in Ireland. The 2018 repeal of the Eighth Amendment, as well as recent revelations about twentieth-century mother-and-baby homes, the Magdalene

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Gus Martin Memorial UCD Postgraduate Scholarship (North American applicants)

The School of English, Drama and Film, UCD is pleased to invite applications for the Gus Martin Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship in Irish Literature and Culture. The scholarship will provide full tuition (international fee) to a graduate of a North American college/university to pursue the UCD MA in Irish Literature and Culture at UCD from September 2019 to August 2020. The

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CFP: Special Issue of SHAW Journal

SHAW 40.2: “Shaw and Legacy” Guest Editors: Dr. Barry Houlihan (NUI Galway) and Ruth Hegarty (Royal Irish Academy)   Marking the journal’s fortieth anniversary, this special issue of SHAW is dedicated to reconsidering the legacy of Bernard Shaw and envisioning trajectories for engagement with Shaw’s work and with the public persona he created and curated throughout his lifetime to become

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Call for Papers: Eighteenth-Century Ireland Annual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society/An Cumann Éire San Ochtú Céad Déag 2019 Annual Conference Queen’s University Belfast 14-16 June 2019   Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers (in English or Irish) on any aspect of eighteenth-century Ireland, including its history, literature, language, and culture. There is no specific conference theme, but proposals for papers and panels addressing the following

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REMINDER: Call for Submissions to IASIL Bibliography 2018

The IASIL Bibliography, listing work on Irish literature and culture by IASIL members, appears annually in the online edition of the Irish University Review. The new editor of the Bibliography is Dr Chris Cusack. The 2018 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information of work published in 2018 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee representative.

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New Publication on A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce’s Portrait: A New Reading David Pierce Edward Everett Root   http://www.eerpublishing.com/pierce-james-joyce-portrait.html  This concise new work shows that James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is as fresh today as it was when first published over a century ago. And why. Its special character lies in its appeal to successive generations of readers, who take from it

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New Publication: Protestant and Irish

Protestant and Irish: The minority’s search for place in independent Ireland    A collection of exploratory essays edited by Ian d’Alton and Ida Milne In 1989 Edna Longley remarked that if Catholics were born Irish, Protestants had to ‘work their passage to Irishness’.  With eighteen essays by scholars with individual perspectives on Irish Protestant history, this book explores a number of

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New Publication on The Circus in Irish Literature and Culture

All on Show: The circus in Irish literature and culture  by Eleanor Lybeck All on Show takes the circus in literature as its theme. The book introduces readers to the obscure history of the circus and travelling entertainment in Ireland while contextualising celebrated works by major writers of the twentieth century including Ó Conaire, Joyce, Yeats, Friel and Heaney. It uses theories

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