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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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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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New Book: Heroes of Ireland’s Great Hunger. Eds. Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran. Cork Uni Press

Heroes of Ireland’s Great Hunger Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran The tragedy that struck Ireland between 1845 and 1852 is often viewed through the lens of cold-hearted bureaucrats, greedy merchants or indifferent landlords who put profit, principles of political economy, and prejudice against the Irish poor, above the need to save lives. This ground-breaking volume examines

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New Book: Stepping through Origins Nature, Home, and Landscape in Irish Literature by Jefferson Holdridge. Syracuse Uni Press

Since the eighteenth century, landscape has played complex psychological and political roles in the narrative of Irishness, entailing questions of memory, family, home, exile, and forgiveness. In Stepping through Origins, Holdridge explores the interplay of these concepts in literature. For Irish writers from Swift to Heaney, the Irish landscape has remained not only a reflection of Irish troubles but, much

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New Book: Ireland [1913] by Richard Bermann translated and edited by Leesa Wheatley and Florian Krobb. Cork Uni Press

Ireland [1913] by Richard Bermann translated and edited by Leesa Wheatley and Florian Krobb Translated for the first time Ireland [1913] looks at what was happening in Ireland on the eve of World War I In 1913, the ‘Irish Question’ was hotly discussed in European capitals because on the eve of the Great War, the stability in the British Empire’s

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New Book: Colm Ó Caodháin: An Irish singer and his world by Ríonach uí Ógáin. Cork Uni Press

Colm Ó Caodháin: An Irish singer and his world by  Ríonach uí Ógáin One of the most sought after aspects of Irish vernacular culture is traditional song. Access to earlier recordings is a way to ensure the best understanding and appreciation of earlier singers, styles and repertoires. Within Ireland this is often primarily associated with the Irish Folklore Commission and

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CfP for Aigne, the UCC postgrad journal. Theme: Liminality -Transitions and Marginalities

CfP: Liminality -Transitions and Marginalities The term liminality encapsulates a state of transition wherein new ideas, identities, solidarities can come into being. As a concept it thus offers a crucial prism through which any in-between phase for a person, group, or even for a whole society can be better understood and has today gained increasing use within the humanities, social

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New Book: Anne Enright: Feminine Aesthetics: Writing, Mothering, Spiraling by Caroline Eufrausino. Peter Lang Press

Anne Enright has publicly evidenced gender imbalance in publishing mentioning that men mostly praise books written by men. This book claims that Enright advocates for this cause by giving voice, in her literature, to those she considers the most repressed in the society she reports to. By telling stories of pregnancy, mothers, daughters and grandmothers, she empowers women, opens up

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Invitation: Global Futures of Irish Studies (26 May)

The Global Futures of Irish Studies‘ The Global Futures of Irish Studies’ is a series of online roundtables designed to provide a platform for discussion of the global challenges, yet unique national/local contexts, facing diverse Irish Studies communities. Each roundtable will be convened in association with an Irish Studies network from a different geographical region, with the view to creating,

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VISITING PROFESSOR IN IRISH STUDIES

The University of Wuppertal invites applications for a visiting professor in Irish Studies in the School of Humanities (English and American Studies) for the period 1 October 2021 –31 March 2022. The Visiting Professor in Irish Studies is a joint initiative of the Government of Ireland, the Irish Embassy in Berlin and the University of Wuppertal. It is funded by

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DOX ON AIR: MUSEUM OF LITERATURE IRELAND

CONVERSATION ON CURATING LITERATURE IN AN ART SPACE & READINGS BY CELEBRATED IRISH AUTHORS AND THEIR CZECH TRANSLATORS Wednesday 19 May 2021, 19:00 (CET) LIVE STREAM from Gulliver Airship, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) have teamed up to create a new museum that celebrates the literary heritage of

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