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Online Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Masculinities and Manhood in Contemporary Irish Drama: Acting the Man by Cormac O’Brien. Nov 14th, 1-2,30pm CET; 7-8.30pm Irish Time.

Hosted by Celtic Junction Irish Arts Centre, St Paul, MN, the online launch of Cormac O’Brien’s book, Masculinites and Manhood in Contemporary Irish Drama: Acting the Man (Palgrave Macmillan) will be held virtually and will take the form of a panel discussion on political economy and gendered performance in a colonized social context that had a national theatre even before

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CfP: IASIL 2022: Intersectional Irelands; University of Limerick, 25-29 July, 2022, Uni of Limerick.

CFP IASIL22 Intersectional Irelands The annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) takes place at the University of Limerick, Ireland in July 2022 (25th-29th). The conference theme is Intersectional Irelands Intersectional Irelands: Background Irish studies scholarship has recently begun to draw on critical race and anti-colonial theory, migration and diaspora studies, disability studies, feminist

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Call for contributions to, and local representatives for, the IASIL Bibliography for 2019

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 editor of the Bibliography is Dr Chris Cusack (Radboud University).  The 2019 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information of work published in 2019 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee

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Important Notice re: IASIL Conference, Lodz 2020 and Covid-19 Travel Plans & Contingency

Dear Conference Participants, First of all let us thank you again for submitting your paper proposals for 2020 IASIL conference in Lodz. We are very happy to be behind its organization and are really looking forward to July. We would like to make an announcement regarding the current situation with the global pandemic of Coronavirus – Covid-19. Under the circumstances

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CfP2 revised deadline 29th Feb 2020: IASIL 2020: “Creative Borders”; University of Lodz, Poland. 20-24 July, 2020.

The IASIL 2020 conference wishes to reflect on the concept of borders and their creative potential that helps define identities, generates critical discourses, and provokes literary works to tackle issues of global political, social, and cultural nature. On the one hand, the border is seen here as a necessary confinement and a formal limitation. On the other, it is viewed

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Call for Book Proposals: New Perspectives on Irish Literary Studies: Bloomsbury Academic

Global Perspectives in Irish Literary Studies: New Series – Call for Proposals Global Perspectives in Irish Literary Studies will publish monographs and edited collections exploring exciting new critical paths and interventions within Irish studies by showcasing global, comparative and transnational viewpoints on Irish literature and culture. It will feature established and emerging scholars working on cutting-edge investigations that shed new

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IASIL 2022 Executive Elections

Dear IASIL members, As this is an election year for the IASIL Executive, nominations are now open for the various positions.  All nominations must be received no later than 1 March and should go directly to our Returning Officer, Rui Carvalho Homem, as noted on the forms below. For your ease, there are two versions of the nomination form linked here,

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REMINDER: IASIL 2022 Postgraduate Scholarships

IASIL would like to remind its postgraduate members that the call for applications for a scholarship to attend the 2022 conference, “Intersectional Irelands”, at the University of Limerick, is open. Further details about the terms of the scholarship and the application process, as well as the relevant application and referee forms, are available from the conference secretary, Tracy McAvinue, at

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EFACIS Roundtable Discussion: The Irish Language and Literature in Europe

IASIL members are cordially invited to the 5th EFACIS Roundtable Discussion on the subject of the Irish language and literature in Europe. WHEN: Thursday, 13 January 2022, 6pm (Irish Time) / 7pm (CET) REGISTER for the Zoom meeting here:   https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrduyrqjguHtCxqq29MrOfWRIEir_jAxqf PROGRAMME: Opening remarks by Katharina Rennhak (EFACIS President, University of Wuppertal) and Radvan Markus (Charles University, Prague) Chair: Éadaoin Ní

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7th EFACIS PhD Seminar in Irish Studies

Leuven, 22 August – 26 August 2022 Applications are invited for the 7th PhD seminar organized by the Leuven Centre for Irish Studies in collaboration with EFACIS and the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe. The aim is to give PhD students in Irish Studies from different European countries the opportunity to present their research in a congenial, interdisciplinary environment,

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CfP: One Day Symposium: “Poetry And/As Criticism”: Maynooth University, 21st March 2022

How might we understand the at times fraught, at times generative relationship between poetry and criticism? What does it take for poetry to be, as Matthew Arnold proclaimed, “a criticism of life”, or as Audre Lorde insisted, “a vital necessity… toward survival and change?” And what steps must we take to, in the words of Adrienne Rich, “enter an old

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Call for Conference Proposals: Irish Humanities Alliance Annual Conference, 2022; deadline for proposals, 5pm Thursday, 23 December 2021

The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) is delighted to launch its open call for proposals for the 2022 annual conference. The IHA is an alliance of humanities researchers within 11 higher education and research institutions including all the universities across the island of Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) which hosts and supports the IHA. The Alliance is working to

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IV International Seminar in Irish Theatre ­and Performance: Centre of Irish Studies Banna/Bond (EFACIS) at the University of La Rioja; Friday, December 17, from 09:30 to 11:00 (Central European Time (8.30-10am Irish Time)

It is a pleasure to announce the celebration of the “IV International Seminar in Irish Theatre ­and Performance,” organised by our dear friend and colleague, professor Melania Terrazas Gallego, as part of the activities held by the Centre of Irish Studies Banna/Bond (EFACIS) at the University of La Rioja, in collaboration with the Universities of Burgos, Deusto and Zaragoza.  The programme, that I have

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Call for Chapters: JUSTICE: edited collection on Expressions of Intersectional Justice in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Film and Theatre

From the earliest expressions of humankind in literature, drama and film, writers have always sought to represent the values, impacts, and merits of justice, in particular, how it is conceived, championed, administered, abused, exploited, denied. Particularly, the evolution of justice in terms of equality and fairness has almost always been a central concern in writing from the Greeks to Renaissance,

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Jobs & Opportunities: Some Basic Resources

Following a query from our postgraduate community, please find below a list of principal sites with listings of academic jobs currently advertised. University Vacancies Ireland: https://www.universityvacancies.com/  Times Higher Education Job Search: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/. Lists jobs in the UK, Ireland, and some in the US and continental Europe.  The Chronicle of Higher Education: https://jobs.chronicle.com/. This is the go-to site for jobs in the

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