Recent Posts

PODCAST: Zoë Seaton in conversation with Eleanor Lybeck

Irish Itinerary Podcast episode 39 is now available online. In this episode artistic director of Big Telly Theatre Company Zoë Seaton talks to Eleanor Lybeck.  Zoë Seaton discusses the history of Big Telly Theatre Company; their response to the pandemic; and their use of technology. She also talks about making work, with and relevant to the community, that is time

» Read more

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Brendan Behan at 100

Brendan Behan at 100 : Legacy and New Directions 23-24 June 2023 EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 MARCH 2023 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 John Brannigan (UCD) Deirdre McMahon Irish author, playwright and rebel Brendan Behan was born on the 9th

» Read more

NEW BOOK: Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing

Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writingby Teresa Caneda (Volume editor)Peter Lang Series: Reimagining Ireland, Volume 117 2023Available to order now at https://www.peterlang.com/document/1288822 Telling Truths: Evelyn Conlon and the Task of Writing is the first book to provide a critical assessment of Evelyn Conlon’s work. Drawing on a variety of perspectives such as feminism, ethics, famine studies, mobility studies, translation studies, short

» Read more

CFP: Discourses of Unity in Ireland and Europe

Tuebingen, 20-22 June, 2023 The conference will be hosted by Visiting Professor in Irish Studies and the English Department at the University of Tübingen. Conference Organizers: Maurice Fitzpatrick, PhD (Visiting Professor in Irish Studies, Tuebingen University, winter term 22/23): maurice.fitzpatrick@uni-tuebingen.de Prof. Dr. Christoph Reinfandt (Chair of English Literature, Tuebingen University): christoph.reinfandt@uni-tuebingen.de Dr. Raphael Zähringer (Lecturer in Literary and Cultural Studies,

» Read more

NEW BOOK: Finders: Justice, Faith, and Identity in Irish Crime Fiction

Anjili Babbar Paper $29.95 9780815611578 Cloth $75.00 9780815637912 Ebook 9780815655886 “Babbar’s rigorous, serious, and insightful Finders is the most comprehensive study into the exciting phenomenon of Northern Irish crime fiction. A must-read for literary scholars and the casual fan of the most explosive sub genre of Celtic Noir.”—Adrian McKinty, author of The Chain “This is an astonishing achievement. . . . Historically

» Read more

CFP: Extended deadline – 21st International AEDEI Conference

NEW DEADLINE: February 15, 2023 (extended deadline). Proposals for panels, roundtables and workshops are also welcome. For more – see here Call for PapersAs a country under the colonising yoke of the United Kingdom, the island of Ireland has suffered many different types of violence over the centuries. The decolonisation of part of it after the 1922 War of Independence and

» Read more

JOB: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway

Postdoctoral Researcher ‘The Price of Performance: A Question of Economic Sustainability for Independent Theatre Production in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, 2000-2020’ Moore Institute, University of Galway Ref. No. University of Galway 004-23 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway. This position is

» Read more

NEW BOOK: Constitutions of Self in Contemporary Irish Poetry

Constitutions of Self in Contemporary Irish Poetry explores the figure of the lyrical self in the work of six contemporary Irish poets: Paul Muldoon, Vona Groarke, Sinéad Morrissey, Caitríona O’Reilly, Alan Gillis and Nick Laird. By focusing on the self, this study offers the first sustained exploration of what is arguably one of the most distinctive features of Irish poetry. Readings

» Read more

CFP: Tradition and Experimentation in Irish Literature since Modernism

The tension between adherence to traditional modes of expression, and experimentation has underlain modern Irish literature. Regarded as the epitome of Modernist experimental writing, James Joyce went so far in pushing the boundaries of what constituted prose as to become the object of criticism from such different commentators as Lukács and Pound, both of whom found fault with Joyce for

» Read more
1 2 3 119