NEW BOOK: Modernism in Irish Women’s Contemporary Writing

Paige Reynolds | Oxford University Press Modernism in Irish Women’s Contemporary Writing: The Stubborn Mode examines the tangled relationship between contemporary Irish women writers and literary modernism. In the early decades of the twenty-first century, Irish women’s fiction has drawn widespread critical acclaim and commercial success, with a surprising number of these works being commended for their innovative redeployment of literary

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RISE JOURNAL: Books for Review

The list of books for review for Review of Irish Studies in Europe (RISE) has been updated Auge, Andrew J. and Eugene O’Brien, eds. Contemporary Irish Poetry and the Climate Crisis. New York/    Oxon: Routledge, 2022. Bennett, Huw. Uncivil War. The British Army and the Troubles, 1966-1975. Cambridge: Cambridge    University Press, 2023.Bollas, Angelos. Contemporary Irish Masculinities. Male Homosociality in Sally Rooney’s Novels.

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PODCAST: Joseph Woods in conversation with Irene De Angelis

Episode 47 of the Irish Itinerary Podcast is now live. In his conversation with Irene De Angelis, Joseph Woods discusses his time as director of Poetry Ireland; his nomadic life and how linguistic and self-chosen exile helped him find his voice as a poet; his various poetry volumes and their connections to people and places; his work with the Mashonaland Irish Association

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CFP: 12th International George Moore Conference

Reminder: CFP Deadline 30 January Hosted by the Department of English, University of Liverpool, with the George Moore Association The Transitional: George Moore at the Fin de Siecle  This Liverpool conference will focus on the multiple transitions which coincided with, and characterised, Moore’s life and career. These include transitions between the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries; naturalism, realism and modernism; poetry,

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EVENT: Theorising Research Ecologies? An Environmental Humanities Symposium

11th April, University College Dublin.    How can the environmental humanities expand to consider ‘research environment’ as a form of environment? How do factors such as location, networking, and digital space matter to the environmental critic? Does turning a critical lens to our laptops, desks, or travel choices augment or hinder our practice? This event showcases current Environmental Humanities research, advancing the field in

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NETWORK: The Trans* Research Association of Ireland 

New Research Network: The Trans* Research Association of Ireland (TRAI) is an interdisciplinary research network based at University College Dublin for trans researchers in Ireland, researchers who work with Irish transness, and trans Irish researchers at home and abroad. It seeks to provide a nexus of connection for dissemination and collaboration in an under-researched field, as well as support and resources

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CFP: ISTR Conference

New Horizons – Race and Performance Villanova University, Villanova Pennsylvania, USA, May 24-25, 2024 The host of the conference, David Cregan, OSA, Ph.D. will organize an ISTR webinar in 2024 to share conference details and planning travel.  Keynotes: James Ijames MFA, 2023 Pulitzer Prize Winner for his play Fat Ham https://www.jamesijames.com/ Justine Nakase Ph.D., theatre maker and scholar based in

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SCHOLARSHIP: Funded PhD in Irish Studies

The life that God desires men live: visions of masculinity in post-revolutionary global Ireland, 1923-1968 Full Details: CLICK HERE Following the Irish Revolution, the heteronormative masculine ideal was valorised; an ideal which compromised both the pious Catholic and the virile warrior-hero, while women’s and LGBTQ rights stagnated. Despite this, masculinities remain a relatively nascent subject in Irish studies. In this

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SPECIAL ISSUE:  Estudios Irlandeses  – Journal of Irish Studies 18.2

It is a pleasure to announce the publication of the Special Issue of Estudios Irlandeses  – Journal of Irish Studies 18.2, under the title “Enlightenment Legacies”. This issue has been guest edited by doctor James Ward (Ulster University) and doctor Joe Lines (Bilkent University), and it includes a series of articles by renowned specialists on the topic, a roundtable and poems by Milena Williamson and

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SYMPOSIUM: Scholarships for the James Joyce symposium

The International James Joyce Foundation is sponsoring up to fifteen scholarships for graduate students and early career researchers to attend Across the Waters: The XXIXth International James Joyce Symposium, which will be hosted by the University of Glasgow from 14 to 19 June 2024 [conference website]. Scholarships can be used to cover early bird registration and travel and accommodation costs

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