New Publication: Protestant and Irish

Protestant and Irish: The minority’s search for place in independent Ireland    A collection of exploratory essays edited by Ian d’Alton and Ida Milne In 1989 Edna Longley remarked that if Catholics were born Irish, Protestants had to ‘work their passage to Irishness’.  With eighteen essays by scholars with individual perspectives on Irish Protestant history, this book explores a number of

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New Publication on The Circus in Irish Literature and Culture

All on Show: The circus in Irish literature and culture  by Eleanor Lybeck All on Show takes the circus in literature as its theme. The book introduces readers to the obscure history of the circus and travelling entertainment in Ireland while contextualising celebrated works by major writers of the twentieth century including Ó Conaire, Joyce, Yeats, Friel and Heaney. It uses theories

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10-Month Position in Irish Literature, Concordia University, Montreal

Appointment in Irish Literature School of Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts and Science CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL Deadline: April 15, 2019 The School of Irish Studies at Concordia of University, Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a Limited-Term Appointment in Irish Literature for the 2019/2020 academic year. The successful applicant will be required to teach several undergraduate courses across a spectrum of

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New Publication: The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance

The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance Editors: Jordan, Eamonn, Weitz, Eric This Handbook offers a multiform sweep of theoretical, historical, practical and personal glimpses into a landscape roughly characterised as contemporary Irish theatre and performance. Bringing together a spectrum of voices and sensibilities in each of its four sections — Histories, Close-ups, Interfaces, and Reflections — it casts its gaze

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IASIL Elections

Dear colleagues,   In my capacity as IASIL Returning Officer, I am pleased to confirm that the recent nomination process for the IASIL Executive has taken place within the period for which it was announced, and in full compliance with the IASIL constitution.   The list of nominated members for the period 2019-22 is as follows:   Ondřej Pilný –

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New Publication on Conor McPherson

The Theatre and Films of Conor McPherson: Conspicuous Communities Eamonn Jordan Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury, 2019 The spellbinding premiere of The Weir at the Royal Court in 1997 was the first of many works to bring Conor McPherson to the attention of the theatre-going public. Acclaimed plays followed, including Shining City, The Seafarer, The Night Alive and Girl from the North Country,

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ABEI/HADDAD Fellowship 2019-20: Call for Applications

Scholarship for Irish Studies ABEI/HADDAD FELLOWSHIP 2019-2020 M.Phil at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland Registration period: 10th February to 22nd April 2019 • M. Phil in Literary Translation https://www.tcd.ie/langs-litscultures/postgraduate/literary_translation/description.php • M. Phil in Modern Irish History: http://www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/postgraduate/mphil/index.php • M. Phil in Theatre and Performance https://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php • M. Phil in Creative Writing https://www.tcd.ie/English/postgraduate/creative-writing/ The grant will cover one

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Law and Literature Conference: DCU, 6 April 2019

Literature and the Law: The Irish Case  Saturday 6 April 2019 Dublin City University Organisers: Eugene McNulty (Dublin City University) and Adam Hanna (UCC) Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Margaret Kelleher (School of English, UCD) | Dr Tom Hickey (School of Law and Government, DCU) | Dr Heather Laird (School of English, UCC) Event poster Call For Papers (Deadline 28 February

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