New Publication: Irish Expatriatism, Language and Literature

Irish Expatriatism, Language and Literature: The Problem of English Michael O’Sullivan Palgrave ISBN 978-3-319-95900-9 This book examines how Irishness as national narrative is consistently understood ‘from a distance’. Irish Presidents, critics, and media initiatives focus on how Irishness is a global resource chiefly informed by the experiences of an Irish diaspora predominantly working in English, while also reminding Irish people

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Call for Papers: Canadian Association for Irish Studies Conference 2019

Please find at the links below the call for papers for the Canadian Association for Irish Studies’ 2019 conference, “Irish Bodies and Irish Worlds.” Proposals are welcome in English, French or Irish until November 25, 2018.  Please submit your proposal by emailing us at this address (cais2019.concordia@gmail.com).  We would appreciate your sharing of this CFP within your community. CFP Final_English CFP

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IASIL 2019: Call for Papers

IASIL 2019 ITHIR NA CRITICE Comhdháil an Chumainn Idirnáisiúnta le Staidéar ar Litríochtaí na hÉireann, 2019 22–26 Iúil 2019 | Coláiste na Tríonóide, Baile Átha Cliath THE CRITICAL GROUND The 2019 Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures 22–26 July 2019 | Trinity College Dublin   2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of IASIL

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New Publication” The Influence of Oscar Wilde on W.B. Yeats: “An Echo of Someone Else’s Music”

The Influence of Oscar Wilde on W.B. Yeats: “An Echo of Someone Else’s Music”   Noreen Doody (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)   This book examines the relationship between Wilde and Yeats for the first time across a book-length study. The book asserts that Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was a major precursor of W.B. Yeats (1865 – 1939), and shows how

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Book Launch: The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft

The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft Edited by David Clare, Des Lally, and Patrick Lonergan Co-published by Carysfort Press (Dublin) /Peter Lang (Oxford)   The book will be launched at the Dublin City Library and Archives, 138/144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 6pm. The guest speaker will be Katy Hayes (UCD/The Irish Independent), and the DCLA’s beautiful exhibition

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Book Launch: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions

Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture Launch Speaker: Prof. Mary McAuliffe (University College Dublin) Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland. Thursday 25th October, 7pm.   Table of Contents – Aidan Beatty & Dan O’Brien. Introduction: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions – Abby Bender. British Israelites, Irish Israelites, and the Ends of an Analogy – RM Douglas.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: The idea of a nation and narratives of independence

DEADLINE 25 September 2018 The idea of a nation and narratives of independence Evolution in the meanings of nationalism, statehood, national identity, freedom and autonomy 100 hundred years after the conclusion of the Great War (Czechia, Poland and Ireland) Univerzita Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, October 25th-27th 2018   Nationalism today seems to be more pronounced than in the last 50

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Keough-Naughton Library Research Award: Applications Invited

The Keough-Naughton Institute of Irish Studies and Notre Dame International invite applications for the Keough-Naugton Library Research Award in Irish Studies. The award provides grant funding to enable scholars to spend time working with the Irish collections of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library. Information is available on the Keough-Naughton Institute website. https://irishstudies.nd.edu/news/announcing-the-keough-naughton-library-research-award-in-irish-studies/

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