New publications in Reimagining Ireland series

NEW BOOK FROM PETER LANG New Voices, Inherited Lines: Literary and Cultural Representations of the Irish Family Edited by Yvonne O’Keeffe and Claudia Reese Oxford: Peter Lang 230 pp. | ISBN 978-3-0343-0799-4 | £40.00 Irish writers have always been fascinated by the family, sometimes depicting it as a traditional space under threat from external influences, sometimes highlighting the dangers lurking

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IASIL 2014, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 14-18 July 2014

“Embodying /disembodying Ireland” 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of WW1 during which many young Irish men fought and lost their lives on the battlefields of northern France. It is in this context that  the Université Charles de Gaulle – Lille 3 will host the 2014 IASIL conference 36 years after the late Professor Patrick Rafroidi hosted the first

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UCD Press launch event: The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland (EMIR)

The Editorial Board of EMIR in association with University College Dublin Press requests the pleasure of your company at a reception, during which  Michael D. Higgins Uachtarán na hÉireann  will launch The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland General editors Harry White and Barra Boydell   in The Grand Lodge Room, Freemasons’ Hall, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 on Friday 4th October

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Irish Women, Religion and the Diaspora: A Symposium

Venue: Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool Saturday 18th January 2014 This Symposium organised by WOIRN seeks to understand not only the shifting role that religion has played in the lives of Irish women but the role that Irish women themselves have undertaken in religious institutions and organisations and how this role has changed over time. Although the idea of diaspora

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Invitation to the Launch of ‘Mary Lavin’ and ‘Irish Women’s Fiction’

Irish Academic Press invite you to an event to celebrate the official launch of two new literature publications MARY LAVIN By Elke D’hoker  IRISH WOMEN’S FICTION From Edgeworth to Enright By Heather Ingman Guest Speakers Margaret Kelleher & Anne Fogarty Wednesday, 9th October 6.30pm – 8.30pm Boston College 42 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2  Refreshments will be served ~ All

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5th Annual Irish in Britain Seminar Series

24 Oct – 21 Nov 2013 Irish migration to Britain has increased significantly in recent years. The way in which previous generations of Irish migrants responded to the challenges presented by building lives in this country can offer revealing insights and perspectives on current day preoccupations. This year’s seminar series examines this process from a variety of historical perspectives with

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CFP Pearse Symposium

Symposium: Patrick Pearse and theatre / Pádraig Mac Piarais agus an Amharclann Confirmed guest speakers: James Moran, School of English, Nottingham University Brian Crowley, The Pearse Museum/OPW   St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University, 29-30th November 2013 In the years before he became an icon of rebellion Patrick Pearse was obsessed with the theatre.  He was the author and producer

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Irish Writers’ Week

As part of Irish Writers’ Week in London, and to mark the recent publication of The Short Fiction of Flann O’Brien, Dr Keith Hopper will be giving a talk at the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 October at 7.30pm. The event is free but places are limited and need to be booked in advance: http://www.irishculturalcentre.co.uk/?q=content/irish-writers-week-london-2013-presents-short-fiction-flann-obrien-house-commonsIrish Writers Week

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