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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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«Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022» 2022 SOFEIR Congress 18-19 march 2022, University of Orleans, FRANCE – Research Unit REMELICE EA 4709

‘Ireland in the Concert of Nations, 1922-2022’ ‘To the Nations of the World! Greeting.’ These are the words to be found at the beginning of the message opening the First Dáil on 21st January 1919, asking the free nations of the world to recognise Ireland’s independence and its status as a full-fledged Republic. This appeal urged the victors of the

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CfP: The Irish Civil War National Conference: University College Cork, 15-18 June 2022

On 15-18 June 2022, University College Cork (UCC) will host the Irish Civil War National Conference, to mark the centenary of the opening of hostilities at the Four Courts in Dublin. Working with the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, this conference will align with the core principles of the Irish government’s Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations by encouraging,

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New book: Midnight Again: The Wartime Letters of Helen Ramsey Turtle ed John Wilson Foster.

Midnight Again: The Wartime Letters of Helen Ramsey Turtle. Edited by John Wilson Foster. Mahee Island Press. ISBN: 978-12-5272-9411-0 (Ramsey Turtle was an American woman living in Belfast and on Mahee Island, Co. Down between 1933 and 1946 when she returned to the USA to die prematurely at the age of 35. The book is an edited and annotated selection

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Museum of Childhood Ireland Seminar: Writing Irish Institutions: Jacinta Daly, Melatu Uche Okorie, and Emilie Pine – Thursday, 09 September 2021, 6pm Irish Standard Time

This seminar explores how life in Mother and Baby Homes, Industrial Schools, and Direct Provision has been documented by artists and by the State The panellists willadopt a wide-angle approach to non-criminal institutional incarceration in modern and contemporary Ireland. Focusing on Mother and Baby Homes, Industrial Schools, and Direct Provision Centres, the event will consider topics such as: How do

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Job Alert: Lecturer in Modern American History, University of Exeter (fixed term contract till Aug 2022)

Lecturer in Modern American History (Education and Scholarship) Job description College of Humanities History This full time role is available immediately on a fixed term contract until August 2022. The role The role of Lecturer in Modern American History (Education and Scholarship) in the Department of History will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and

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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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New Book: Ireland’s New Traditionalists: Fianna Fáil republicanism and gender, 1926-1938 by Kenneth Shonk

Ireland’s New Traditionalists: Fianna Fáil republicanism and gender, 1926-1938 by Kenneth Shonk The creation of Fianna Fáil in 1926 marked a new era in Irish politics wherein an evolved version of Irish republicanism, suited to operate in the Irish Free State, entered the political arena. Fianna Fáil was indeed a political organisation, but it was also a nationalist project, intent

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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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