BOOK: Conflict Cinemas in Northern Ireland and Brazil

by Ketlyn Mara Rosa | Palgrave Macmillan  This book focuses on the analysis of sensorial representations of violent images in contemporary films that portray embodied violation in urban environments of street clashes and prisons in Northern Ireland and Brazil during the late twentieth century. There is an emphasis on the representation of senses and how they play a significant role

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CFP: Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies

“Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies” (Seton Hall University) seeks submissions on Irish Diaspora, Immigration & Emigration. 350-word abstracts by 8/10/23 and 3000-5000-word finished essays by 10/1/23. Email: elizabeth.redwine@shu.edu Critical Inquiries Into Irish Studies is an annual interdisciplinary journal for students and scholars of Irish literature and culture. Each issue of CIIIS focuses on a particular author or stimulating topic to

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CFP: Decolonizing Medieval Irish Studies Panel

ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 9-11, 2024 Sponsored by the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies Ireland is often described as England’s first colony, a testbed for the legal, cultural, and physical violence that the British Empire would later inflict with exponentially greater force in the Global South. The English government in Ireland endeavoured to legally subjugate Irish people, eradicate Irish cultural

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CFP: Irish Arts and Disability

VII FORUM OF NÚCLEO DE ESTUDOS IRLANDESES AT UFSC IRISH ARTS AND DISABILITY 7th-8th November 2023 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis Campus, CCE Guest speakers:Professor Chris Morash, Seamus Heaney Professor of Irish Writing, Trinity College DublinRosaleen McDonagh, Irish writer, member of Aosdána The event focuses on Irish literature, theatre, cinema and arts that address the protagonism or life of

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CFP: World Congress of Scottish Literatures

The fourth World Congress of Scottish Literatures will be held from July 3rd to 7th 2024 at the University of Nottingham in England. The Congress is a major international gathering of scholars with a research interest in the study of all Scottish literatures, across all of Scotland’s languages, with an emphasis on Scotland’s place in the world. While the fourth

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NEW BOOK: Thomas Drew and the Making of Victorian Belfast

Sean Farrell | Syracuse University Press In Thomas Drew and the Making of Victorian Belfast, Farrell analyzes the career of “political parson” Thomas Drew (1800-70), creator of one of the largest Church of Ireland congregations on the island and leading figure in the Loyal Orange Order. Farrell demonstrates how Drew’s success stemmed from an adaptive combination of his fierce anti-Catholicism and

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CFP: Prismatic Joyce

The XVI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome  PRISMASTIC JOYCE Conference Dates: 1-2 February 2024 DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 12, 2023 SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY NOVEMBER 26, 2023 Keynote speakers: §  Sun-Chieh Liang, National Taiwan Normal University §  Patrick Hersant, Université Paris 8 §  Fritz Senn, Zürich James Joyce Foundation Organisers: Franca Ruggieri, Fabio Luppi, Enrico Terrinoni, Serenella Zanotti The James

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PUBLICATION: Litteraria Pragensia – Cultural Intersections Across the Irish Sea

The latest issue of the academic journal Litteraria Pragensia, subtitled “Cultural Intersections Across the Irish Sea”, brings together essays discussing the special and complex relationship between Ireland and Scotland. Edited by Radvan Markus and Petra Johana Poncarová, the issue is based on a symposium on the same topic which was held at Charles University in Prague on 11 November 2022.

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