The Literary Encyclopedia, call for Irish Literature section editors

The online Literary Encyclopedia is seeking new editors for its Irish literature section in order to expand our coverage of the field.  The publication is almost twenty-five years old and was founded by its publisher, Dr. Robert Clark (University of East Anglia), along with Professor Emory Elliott (UC Riverside) and Professor Janet Todd (Cambridge University).  It contains more than 9500 entries and functions as an author-owned not-for-profit

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VISITING SCHOLAR: Dr. John Bishop Memorial Visiting Scholar Fund (2024-2025)

Established by Dr. Joseph Valente, UB Distinguished Professor, Department of English, the Dr. John Bishop Memorial Visiting Scholar Fund award provides up to $2,000 for visiting scholars and graduate students whose research is centred on the writings of James Joyce, Modernism, Joyce-related research, Sylvia Beach, Modernist publishers, Modernist genetic criticism, Joyce’s literary circle, his literary colleagues, or his influences. This fund

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IASIL Bibliography 2024

The IASIL Bibliography, listing work on Irish literature and culture by IASIL members, appears annually in the online edition of the Irish University Review. The current editor of the Bibliography is Dr Chris Cusack (Radboud University). The 2023 Bibliography is now being compiled, and members are invited to submit bibliographic information regarding work published in 2023 to their local IASIL

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SEMINAR: Professor David Throsby

Seminar with Professor David Throsby: Monday 10 June 2024 12-1pm, Studio 1, O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, University of Galway David Throsby is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Macquarie University. He holds a Master’s degree from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the London School of Economics. He is internationally recognised for his research and writing

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NEI LECTURE: Stage Sets and “theatrical nationhood” in the Irish Literary Revival

NEI Digital Lecture Stage Sets and “theatrical nationhood” in the Irish Literary Revival Professor Shaun Richards (Staffordshire University) Chair: Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos (PPGI-NEI-UFSC) 28th May 2pm Brazil 6pm Ireland Live on PPGI UFSC YouTube Channel NEI Digital Lectures aim to discuss aspects of the annual themes explored by Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses (NEI) at UFSC. 2024 is dedicated to the

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PUBLICATION: RISE 7.1 Remapping Irish Literary and Cultural Landscapes in the Mid-Twentieth Century 

The new issue of RISE is now available on the RISE platform | Click here to read This themed issue of RISE seeks to remap the Irish literary and cultural landscapes in the middle decades of the twentieth century. It defines this period as from the 1930s to the 1970s — roughly coinciding with the conservative years of ‘de Valera’s

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JOB: The Eamon Cleary Chair in Irish Studies

MĀTAI AIRANA, MĀTAI KOTIRANA |CENTRE FOR IRISH AND SCOTTISH STUDIESTE KETE ARONUI | DIVISION OF HUMANITIES The University of Otago invites applications for the Eamon Cleary Chair in Irish Studies. This Chair reflects Otago’s commitment to supporting research and teaching that will illuminate the development of Irish culture and the significance of Ireland in national, regional and global contexts, including

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POSTS: Professorial jobs at University of Galway

The University of Galway is currently recruiting two posts at the Established Professor level.  One is for the Head of School of English, Media and Creative Arts (which includes Drama and Theatre Studies, English, Journalism, Film, and Music).  The other is for a new Research Institute Director post, for a centre that will explore Creativity in multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary contexts. 

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CFP: New Perspectives on Irish Culture – celebrating a diverse field

Irish Humanities Alliance | 5-6 September 2024 | University of Limerick This conference, supported by the Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) and the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick, aims to foreground the diversity of approaches and perspectives that currently inform the study of Irish cultures, past, present, and future. It aims to bring together

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