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:
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» Read more
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» Read more
Dear IASIL members, friends and colleagues, I hope that you are all safe, healthy and in reasonably good spirits still in these troubled times. I’m afraid that I need to announce the difficult but inevitable decision that this year’s conference, hosted by our colleagues at the University of Łódź, is going to be run as a fully online event. While» Read more
Dear friends, fellow IASIL members, I am afraid that the time has come to announce a sad but inevitable decision. It is clear now that our conference at the University of Łódź will not be able to happen in July: even if restrictions in Europe were lifted by then, and the university reopened its buildings, travel would still be difficult» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
Barry, Anthony, Macavity, and Edgar Award-winning novelist Tana French has written eight novels that bridge generic conventions from the Anglo-Irish Big House novels such as The Likeness, The Witch Elm, and Broken Harbour, to the campus novel of The Secret Place, to the crime fiction of In the Woods, Faithful Place, and The Trespasser. The Searcher, her most recent work, is an Irish yet American-style Western set in the West of Ireland. Although the popular success of French’s work» Read more
Ireland’s first working-class studies conference: 8th-12th November, 2021. 1st 3 days on Zoom, 11th & 12th in-person at Liberty Hall, Dublin.
We are excited to announce the schedule for Ireland’s first working-class studies conference! The conference will now take place 8th-12th November, 2021. Over 5 days there will be 30 panels, 2 Keynote Speakers and 2 live Performance evenings. First 3 days take place online via ZOOM. The final 2 days 11th & 12th are in-person at Liberty Hall Keynote Speakers:» Read more
IASIL is pleased to make available the reports of its Vice-Chairs on activities in Irish literary studies between the summer 2019 and the summer of 2021, as submitted at the 2021 conference: AREA REPORTS.» Read more
Tenure-Track Position in Irish Literature, Concordia University, Montreal. Deadline: November 15, 2021
Tenure-Track Position in Irish Literature Job title: Assistant Professor, Irish Literature Position code: 21_IRISH_M Date posted: October 15, 2021 Application deadline: November 15, 2021 Advertised until: Position is filled Position description The School of Irish Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Irish literature at the Assistant Professor level, with a focus on modern and contemporary Irish writing, but» Read more
Litteraria Pragensia Books is currently making its back catalogue available as open-access pdfs. This includes a number of Irish-interest volumes, particularly on the work of James Joyce and Irish drama and theatre. IASIL members are invited to search and download the books from www.litterariapragensia.com.» Read more
Between the fifth century and the ninth, several thousand churches were founded in Ireland, a higher density than most other regions of Europe. This period saw fundamental changes in settlement patterns, agriculture, social organisation, rituals and beliefs, and churches are an important part of that story. The premise of this book is that landscape archaeology is one of the most» Read more
Symposium & Exhibition Launch: “Ragged, livid & on fire: The Wanderings of Melmoth at 200”; Marsh’s Library, Dublin, 29 October, 2021.
On 29th October 2021, Marsh’s Library and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin will host an exciting celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Charles Robert Maturin’s Melmoth the Wanderer: ‘Ragged, livid & on fire: The Wanderings of Melmoth at 200’. Festivities will include an academic symposium; a public reading of excerpts of Melmoth the Wanderer; and the launch of the ‘Ragged,» Read more