New Publication: Silence in Modern Irish Literature

Silence in Modern Irish Literature (Brill/Rodopi) edited by Michael McAteer   The first book-length study of the topic of silence in modern Irish literature has just been published with Brill/Rodopi. Edited by Michael McAteer of Pázmány University, Budapest, Silence in Modern Irish Literature addresses the topic in psychological, ethical, topographical and spiritual/aesthetic terms. Contributors include Keith Hopper (Oxford Univeristy), Anne

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Special Offer on Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in Joyce, Bowen and Beckett

Nels Pearson’s book Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen and Samuel Beckett is now available from University Press of Florida in a very affordable paperback edition ($15 using code MDG17 at checkout). Winner of the 2015 Donald Murphy Prize (ACIS) and favorably reviewed in Modern Fiction Studies, Twentieth Century Literature, Breac, The James Joyce Broadsheet and

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Irish University Review Special Issue 2017: ‘Moving Memory’

The editorial board of the Irish University Review is pleased to announce the publication of the 2017 Special Issue, ‘Moving Memory: The Dynamics of the Past in Irish Culture.’ The issue is available now online, with the Roundtable on ‘Moving Memory’ available free as a sample: http://www.euppublishing.com/toc/iur/47/1 The whole issue is available online for IASIL members, and print copies for

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Call for Papers: Photography/Archives/Ireland

Photography / Archives / Ireland Symposium  | Dublin | Friday November 3rd  2017 The archival impulse, which remains a primary organising principle within contemporary art, is now, in an age of digital imaging and social media, also a mass-cultural  phenomenon. These developments, together with a cultural field currently preoccupied with questions of history, remembrance and divergent conceptions of national identity,

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UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School. NYU, 22-25 June

UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK/FRANK MCCOURT CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER SCHOOL, 2017. GLUCKSMAN IRELAND HOUSE, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, JUNE 22nd to 25th. SPONSORED BY SHANNON AIRPORT SUMMARY: The Shannon Airport Authority and the University of Limerick have teamed up to present the 2017 Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School at NYU’s beautiful Glucksman Ireland House, 22nd – 25th June. Study writing in a

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MA Research Assistantships, Université Laval

MA Research Assistantships in Irish Studies Recently awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Professor Brad Kent will offer up to two research assistantships for incoming MA students in English Literature at Université Laval. The research assistantships will provide students with $10,000 in funding for the first year, with the possibility of renewal for

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