CfP: Radicalism & Reform, 41st Annual Conference, Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, Rochester, New York. March 18-22, 2020. Extended Deadline: October 14, 2019

Inspired by the history of radicalism and reform in Rochester, New York, the NCSA committee invites proposals exploring the radical possibilities of the nineteenth-century world. From the aftershocks of the French and American revolutions to mutinies and rebellion in colonies across the globe, the nineteenth century was a period of both unrest and possibility. Abolition, suffrage, and reform movements reshaped

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Exciting new publication, Nora Hoult’s ‘Poor Women’: A Critical Edition edited by Kate Costello Sullivan. Anthem Press.

Anthem Press are pleased to announce our new title Norah Hoult’s ‘Poor Women!’: A Critical Edition edited by Kathleen P. Costello-Sullivan and would like to send information to the members of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literature about this exciting work.  “Norah Hoult’s ‘Poor Women!’’: A Critical Edition” reintroduces a significant yet critically-neglected 20th-century Irish author. Hoult’s

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Tenure-track position in the Irish Language and its Cultures. Corcordia University, Montreal.

The School of Irish Studies at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Irish language and its cultures. The ideal candidate will teach courses in Modern Irish at the undergraduate and possibly graduate levels, as well as serve as a supervisor to Masters and PhD students in related fields. They will also be expected to play an integral

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CfP: No Country for Old Men? Ageing Masculinities in Irish Life & Culture. NUI Galway, June 3-4th 2020. Proposal Deadline: 15th November 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS No Country for Old Men? Ageing Masculinities in Irish Life & Culture NUI Galway,June 3-4th 2020 Proposal Deadline: 15th November 2019 Over the next decade, WB Yeats’ reflections on Ireland as a setting for ageing and ageism will assume a fresh resonance a century after he published “Sailing to Byzantium”. According to a recent Irish government report:

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CfP In Extremis: The Limits of Life, Death and Consciousness in the Long Nineteenth Century. University College Dublin, 10-11 January 2020

Keynote Speaker: Professor Angela Wright This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the ways in which the fundamental understanding of embodied human life and consciousness was challenged by developments in science and medicine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Spurred on by public experiments and mass casualties resulting from war, famine, disease, poverty and oppression, natural philosophers, poets and novelists, spiritualists

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CfP: Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance NUI Galway, 14-15 April 2020

Call for Papers: Glorious Outsiders: Queer Pasts and Futures in Irish Performance National University of Ireland, Galway O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance 14-15 April 2020 Keynote Speakers:Dr Fintan Walsh (Birkbeck, University of London) Prof. Hélène Lecossois (University of Lille) Dr Cormac O’Brien (University College Dublin) Irish theatre has a particularly rich relationship with queerness, a performance culture brimful

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Jean Monnet Chair in European Cultural Studies awarded to former IASIL Treasurer Prof. Joachim Fischer

Anyone teaching at European universities will associate the EU-cofunded Jean Monnet Chairs designed to foster the teaching of EU Studies as well as EU-related research at third level institutions with the academic disciplines of political science, law, economics and, to a lesser degree, history. In the last few years, and accelerated by Brexit, there has been a rethink of the

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New Book: Women and Embodied Mythmaking in Irish Theatre by Shonagh Hill, Cambridge UP

The rich legacy of women’s contributions to Irish theatre is traditionally viewed through a male-dominated literary canon and mythmaking, thus arguably silencing their work. In this timely book, Shonagh Hill proposes a feminist genealogy which brings new perspectives to women’s mythmaking across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The performances considered include the tableaux vivants performed by the Inghinidhe na hÉireann

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New Book: Thomas MacGreevy and the Rise of the Irish Avant-Gardeby Francis Hutton-Williams

This book examines Thomas MacGreevy’s central role in the development of Irish culture from the arrival of national independence in 1922 to the moment of programmatic modernisation during the early 1960s. Thomas MacGreevy and the Rise of the Irish Avant-Garde, By Francis Hutton-Williams It makes a strong case for the reassessment of his achievement across the full range of his

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CfP: SOFEIR (Societe Française d’Etudes Irlandaises) Annual Conference, March 13-14, 2020, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne March 13-14,2020.

Key-note speakers : Claude Fierobe, Professeur, Université de Reims  (De Melmoth à Dracula, la littérature fantastique irlandaise au XIXe siècle (2000), L’Irlande fantastique (recueil de nouvelles, 2004), Les Ombres du fantastique. Fictions d’Irlande,2016. Christina Morin, Professor, University of Limerick, (Charles Robert Maturin and the Haunting of Irish Romantic Fiction, The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c.1760-1829) Paul Lynch, writer (Red Sky in

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