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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Announcement: “Nochtaithe” (Unveiled)

“Nochtaithe” (Unveiled) is an artistic response to the survivor testimonies gathered and archived as part of the Tuam Oral History Project (TOHP) at NUI Galway, Ireland. It premiered in the Bealtaine Festival on Saturday 1 May followed by a webinar with survivors from the Tuam institution chaired by award-winning journalist Conall Ó Fátharta. It will remain online for the month

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IASIL Bibliography Call 2020

The 2020 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information of work published in 2020 to their local IASIL Bibliography Committee representative. You can find contact details for your local representative on the IASIL Bibliography Committee page, and full guidelines on how to submit your publication information at Bibliography Guidelines. The IASIL Bibliography, listing work on Irish literature

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CfP: Special Issue of Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies celebrating the life and work of Eavan Boland (d/line: 17th of July, 2021)

Eavan Boland stands out as a major female poet in the context of twentieth-century Irish writing. Author of more than twenty books of poems and prose writing, she paved the way for many writers in Ireland and abroad after denouncing the subsidiary role of women writers and calling for urgent changes in the Irish literary system. Boland’s innovative and inclusive

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CfP: Essay Collection; Emerging from the Silence: Working-Class Women in Irish Theatre Editors: Clara Mallon (NUIG) and Salomé Paul (TCD)

Call For Papers Proposals are welcome to an edited collection under the title Emerging from the Silence: Working-Class Women in Irish Theatre Editors: Clara Mallon (NUIG) and Salomé Paul (TCD) This edited collection invites scholars to critically engage with works of theatre both by and about working-class women. We encourage an expansive approach with the aim of including a wide

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