CFP: Spaces, Places and Psychogeographies of Ireland

VIII FORUM OF NÚCLEO DE ESTUDOS IRLANDESES AT UFSCSpaces, Places and Psychogeographies of Ireland5th-6th November 2024Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis Campus Guest speakers: Dr Paul Delaney (Trinity College Dublin); Dr Deirdre Flynn (Mary Immaculate College); Northern-Irish writer Lucy Caldwell. Spaces change over time. They may change due to climatic disasters, war, gentrification, or economic crises or booms, to name

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NEW BOOK: From the ‘Troubles’ to Trumpism – Ireland and America, 1960–2023

By Stephen Watt | Anthem Press | September 2024 Delves into the past to illuminate the present, using literature and historical insights to understand the complex relationship between Ireland and the United States and its implications for modern politics. In Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964), Polish critic Jan Kott defines one purpose of scholarship in the humanities that summarises the chief

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PUBLICATION: ‘The Principles of Poetry DI + ID = Ѱ Psi’ Dr Kevin Kiely

Poetry from first principles (principia poetica) focuses on poets, poetry, the science of language and the language of science sourcing correspondences between DI and ID. ‘Intelligent Design’ (ID) is the scientific theory about an intelligent cause to life, the universe and ultimate reality. Divine Intelligence (DI) which is present in mysticism, theology, sacred texts, extrasensory experience, and supernatural discourse dominates writings of spiritual

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SPECIAL ISSUE: Litteraria Pragensia on Brendan Behan

The Centre for Irish Studies at Charles University Prague is delighted to announce the publication of Litteraria Pragensia 34.67, “Revisiting Brendan Behan,” edited by Nathalie Lamprecht and Ondřej Pilný. Challenging the notion that little may be added to existing research into the work of Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, and rebel Brendan Behan, the new issue of Litteraria Pragensia brings together eight articles

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NEW BOOK: New Spanish translation of Joyce’s “Pomes Penyeach and Other Verses”

Editor: José Ruiz Mas | Tirant Editorial A new edition of one of James Joyce’s least known works, “Pomes Penyeach” has just been published. It is based on the poetic translation into Spanish of the thirteen “pomes” originally published in 1927, a collection to which are added three other poems (“The Holy Office”, “Gas from a Burner” and “Ecce Puer”) that

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NSCA AWARDS:  Emerging Scholars Award and the 2025 NCSA Article Prize

Deadline announcement for two NCSA awards: the 2025 NCSA Emerging Scholars Award and the 2025 NCSA Article Prize. Submissions for either award are due on July 1st, 2024. Please see short descriptions below and links to the NCSA website for more information and lists of recent award recipients. https://ncsaweb.net/ Submissions to the Emerging Scholars Award and the Article Prize are due

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PHD SCHOLARSHIP: Mapping Elsewhere in Irish Periodical Publishing, MIC Limerick

Applications are now open for a Postgraduate Scholarship in English at the Department of English Language and Literature, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. The scholarship is for an award titled the ‘PATHOS’ Postgraduate Scholarship, to work on a defined PhD Project entitled ‘Mapping Elsewhere in Irish Periodical Publishing’, funded by an SFI-IRC Pathways Fellowship led by Principal Investigator Dr Ailbhe McDaid. Award:

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CFP: The XVII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Joyce and Us Conference dates: 30-31 January 2025 DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 9, 2024 Keynote speakers: Organisers: Franca Ruggieri, Fabio Luppi, Enrico Terrinoni, Serenella Zanotti The James Joyce Italian Foundation invites proposals for the Sixteenth Annual Conference in Rome to celebrate Joyce’s 144th birthday. Richard Ellmann famously wrote that “we are still learning to be James Joyce’s contemporaries” and many decades

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FUNDING: Pre-doctoral projects and Post-doctoral project in Spain

Funding opportunity for Irish  Studies in Spain Thanks to the generosity of the Emigrant Support Programme of the Government of Ireland, and the Embassy of Ireland in Spain, AEDEI opens two calls that will support quality research in the field of Irish Studies in Spain: – two doctoral projects  – one post-doctoral/senior research project.  The deadline for applications is June 30, 2024.

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CFP: Review of Irish Studies in Europe (RISE)

Anthologising Irish Writing from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Editor: Brian Haman (University of Vienna) ‘[..] the seas of literature are distraught with storms and currents, and full of the wrecks of Irish anthologies’.                                                                         W. B. Yeats A Book of Irish Verse (1895) Although ubiquitous today, anthologies of writing—whether Irish or otherwise—are a

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