IASIL 2024: PG Conference Travel Scholarship

IASIL is pleased to invite applications for a postgraduate scholarship to attend the conference. To receive the scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in a PhD. Should you have any questions about the application, please reach out to Matthew Reznicek reznicek [@] umn.edu Download the application form HERE Download the reference form HERE Click here for the Scholarship Notes The deadline

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EVENT: States of Confinement – The Jail Journals of Rosamund Jacob and Dorothy Macardle

Museum of Literature Ireland 15 November, 12-6:30PM  ‘States of Confinement’, hosted by the UCD Centre for Cultural Analytics, will explore and celebrate the autobiographical life writing and political fiction of Rosamund Jacob and Dorothy Macardle. Jacob and Macardle wrote journals during their imprisonment in Mountjoy Prison and Kilmainham Jail as Republican activists during the Irish Civil War in 1922-3. To

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CFP: 5th Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies

The Centre for Celtic Studies at the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland is pleased to invite established scholars and early career researchers to submit abstracts for thematic sessions or general session papers (max. 300-350 words plus a bibliography) for talks of 20 minutes plus ten minutes of discussion, which will take place during 8-9 July 2024.

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ADVERT: Membership Secretary

The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) is seeking to appoint a paid Membership Secretary from 1 December 2023. This is a significant opportunity for an individual interested in Irish Studies to become actively involved in the administration of an international society catering to more than 300 members across the globe. The successful candidate will work with

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WEBINAR: ISTR – Publishing in a Journal – Q and A with Prof. Helena Grehan

Date: 8 November Time: 1-2pm Online via Zoom Registration and info: CLICK HERE Join Helena Grehan (Murdoch University) Deputy Editor of the international journal Performance Studies, in a Q and A with Dr. Shonagh Hill (Queen’s University Belfast), discussing tips and experiences of publishing research in an academic journal, preparing your work for submission, the review process through to publication.  Dr. Helena Grehan

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NOTICE: Professor Maurice Harmon

The IASIL executive committee would like to extend its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Professor Maurice Harmon. A founding member of IASIL, or IASAIL as it was then called, Professor Harmon was a familiar figure at IASIL/IASAIL conferences and a firm supporter of the society’s activities. He served as chairperson from 1979-82 and organised the 1982 annual

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CONFERENCE 2024: Gakushuin University Tokyo – August 5-9, 2024

Aftermaths The annual IASIL Conference will be held at Gakushuin University in Tokyo from the 5-9 August 2024, organized by IASIL Japan. The conference theme will be ‘Aftermaths’.  ‘Aftermaths’ is a complex and multifaceted theme, especially in relation to Irish literature. Essentially, ‘aftermath’ refers to the consequences or effects of an historical event, usually one that has had a significant

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PUBLICATION: Irish Theatre – Interrogating Intersecting Inequalities

This book on modern and contemporary Irish theatre traces how social, cultural and economic capital are circulated in order to demonstrate complex and often contradictory outlooks on equality/inequality. Individual chapters analyse property ownership and inheritance; wealth acquisition; employment conditions; educational access; intercultural encounters; sexual intimacy and violation; and acts of resistance, protest and solidarity. This book addresses complex intergenerational, intercultural,

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CFS: The Ogham Stone open for submissions

The Ogham Stone, the annual literary and arts journal of the University of Limerick, is open for submissions. This year, the journal will be open to all.    The theme of The Ogham Stone’s 2024 edition is RECOLLECTION.  The theme of RECOLLECTION calls to mind the commemorative purpose of ogham stones historically. Inclusion of ideas associated with recollection, such as reminiscence,

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EVENT: Lay Up Your Ends at 40

October 25, 2023 – October 28, 2023 The Linen Hall Library & Queen’s University Belfast with Ulster University & The Belfast International Arts Festival Time: 09:00 – 17:00 Lay Up Your Ends at 40 – written by Charabanc Theatre Company and Martin Lynch This year marks 40 years since the premiere of Charabanc Theatre Company’s production, Lay Up Your Ends,

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