“The Worlding of Irish Studies”: Call for Papers, ACIS 2016, University of Notre Dame

The 2016 National Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be hosted by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, part of the University of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs. It will take place on the University of Notre Dame’s campus in Indiana from March 30th-April 3rd, 2016. Time frame for submissions is September 1 to November 15, 2015.

The meeting will welcome plenary addresses by historian Mary Daly of University College Dublin and President of the Royal Irish Academy; by Thomas Bartlett of the University of Aberdeen; by David Dwan of Hertford College, Oxford University; and by Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, University of Notre Dame. The meeting will feature poetry readings by Sinéad Morrissey, director of the Seamus Heaney Center for Poetry at Queen’s University Belfast and winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize; Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Trinity College Dublin emeritus professor and winner of the International Poetry Prize; Conor O’Callaghan, winner of the Patrick Kavanaugh Prize; and Caitríona O’Reilly, winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

Conference participants will also enjoy an exhibit on “The World and Irish Writing” in the Hesburgh Library as well as an evening lecture performance by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, founding director of the World Academy of Music at University of Limerick.

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