Dear Irish Studies Colleagues and Friends, I want to make you aware of a wonderful free event you can participate in virtually next week. You
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
Online Launch Event: “Narrative 4” – author Colum McCann, Bassam Aramin and Rami Elhanan in conversation about Apeirogon; McCann’s latest Novel
Dear Irish Studies Colleagues and Friends, I want to make you aware of a wonderful free event you can participate in virtually next week. You may have heard of Colum McCann’s most recent novel Apeirogon because it has been getting lots of press. Set in Israel & Palestine, based on real characters from across the divide who suffer loss but» Read more
Webinar hosted by the Dept of Foreign Affairs: ‘How the Irish in America lived: Experiences of diverse groups of Irish Americans throughout history’. Guest Speakers: Ms. Síobhra Aiken, Dr. Tim Meagher & Dr. Cormac O’Brien. Wednesday 24th June at 13:00-14:00 on Zoom.
THE IRISH AMERICA SERIES How the Irish in America lived: Experiences of diverse groups of Irish Americans throughout history Guest Speakers: Ms. Síobhra Aiken, Dr. Tim Meagher & Dr. Cormac O’Brien This event, which will be moderated by Fergal Mythen, Director General of DFAT’s Ireland, UK & Americas Division, will feature a panel of Fulbright scholars and awardees who will» Read more
Journal of Genetic Joyce Studies publishes breakthrough article: ‘Was this Atlas Used by James Joyce’ by Tim Johnson
Did James Joyce use this Atlas? Details of what could prove the greatest James Joyce discovery in years are published today in ‘Genetic Joyce Studies’, the annual online academic journal of Joycean scholarship. The discovery is a second-hand world atlas, published in 1903, which has places on many of its maps marked with underlinings, usually in coloured crayon. Literary analysis» Read more
live event: “Teaching Joyce in Secondary Classrooms: A Bloomsday Q&A Session with Dylan Emerick-Brown” hosted by Museum of Childhood Ireland Project’s Education Department.
#BLOOMSDAY 2020 Join us at 7pm GMT (2pm EST) on Bloomsday for our live event, “Teaching Joyce in Secondary Classrooms: A Bloomsday Q&A Session with Dylan Emerick-Brown,” moderated by Dr Matthew Fogarty of the Museum of Childhood Ireland Project’s Education Department. Dylan Emerick-Brown is the English Department Chair at Deltona High School in Florida, where he has taught Joyce’s literature» Read more
New Book Building the Irish Courthouse and Prison: a political history, 1750-1850 by Richard Butler. Cork University Press
This book is the first national history of the building of some of Ireland’s most important historic public buildings. Focusing on the former assize courthouses and county gaols, it tells a political history of how they were built, who paid for them, and the effects they had on urban development in Ireland. Using extensive archival sources, it delves in unprecedented» Read more
New Book Irish Women Writers at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: Alternative Histories, New Narratives Kathryn Laing and Sinéad Mooney (eds)
This major new work on significant but neglected or marginalised late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Irish women writers could not be more timely. This collection presents international research on the work of Irish women writers at the turn of the twentieth century. Discovering new voices and introducing original perspectives on the lives, works and networks of more familiar literary figures, these essays» Read more
Irish University Review, Celebrating 50 years in 2020! 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary Edition of The Irish University Review.
The Irish University Review is the premier and leading journal in Irish literary criticism. It covers, on a global scale, all aspects of Irish literature in the English language. This special 50th Anniverary Edition – indeed, our Golden Jubilee Edition! – is themed “Irish Studies Now” and contains a singular, dare we say ‘unique’ collection of articles and essays on a» Read more
CFP: Humanities; Special Issue on Modern and Contemporary Irish Writing (Feb.28, 2021) eds. Robert Brazeau and Laura Sydora
We seek original, previously unpublished essays for a special issue of Humanities on the topic of Modern and Contemporary Irish Writing. Irish writing has emerged, especially since the turn of the last century, as a space of compelling and varied production. While we remain mindful of Emer Nolan’s important proviso that the Republic of Ireland “now appropriates all ‘success’ (including» Read more
C.20 –is a peer-reviewed online international journal of the Durrell Library of Corfu, publishing on every aspect of literature and the arts in the twentieth century. C.20 has a special focus on the nucleus of writers and artists living in Paris in the 1930s, including Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Brassaï, Hans Reichel, Otto Rank and many others. Full details of» Read more
Funded PhD Studentship in association with the Irish Research Council’s MACMORRIS Project; Dept of English, Maynooth University
Funded PhD Studentship in association with the Irish Research Council’s MACMORRIS Project The PhD Researcher The MACMORRIS Project (Mapping Actors and Communities: A Model of Research in Renaissance Ireland in the 16th and 17th Centuries) is a four-year digital-humanities project funded by the Irish Research Council. It seeks to map the full range of cultural activity in Ireland, across languages» Read more