Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Masazumi Toraiwa, a much-loved member of IASIL Japan. The loss of such a figure, on 27 October, the day the Executive Committee met for our first face-to-face conference since 2019, will bring back so many memories to long-standing members,» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
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» Read more
by ELAINE CALLINAN, MEL FARRELL and THOMAS TORMEY | University College Dublin Press After 11 arduous months, on 24 May 1923, the guns fell silent, and the Irish Civil War finally came to an end. Twelve weeks later, all adults aged 21 or over – regardless of social status or gender – cast their vote in the State’s first general» Read more
We are excited to extend the call for applications to the IASIL PG Conference Travel Scholarship until 3 March, 2023. Reviews will commence once the call has closed. 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 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the application form» Read more
Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS) & the Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, The British University in Egypt IASIL 2023: Sustainability CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED TO MARCH 30TH! Updates – Accommodation Publication Call for Papers In the atmosphere of the current global, intersectional crisis, the sustainability of life on the planet has become a» Read more
Call for members We are forming a new sub-committee on EDI – please contact our secretary Dr Deirdre Flynn by Jan 12th, 2023 should you wish to be involved secretary [@] IASIL.org – with an online meeting planned for late January We welcome expressions of interest from all members of the IASIL Community and all backgrounds to join the Equality,» Read more
Ireland’s first working-class studies conference: 8th-12th November, 2021. 1st 3 days on Zoom, 11th & 12th in-person at Liberty Hall, Dublin.
We are excited to announce the schedule for Ireland’s first working-class studies conference! The conference will now take place 8th-12th November, 2021. Over 5 days there will be 30 panels, 2 Keynote Speakers and 2 live Performance evenings. First 3 days take place online via ZOOM. The final 2 days 11th & 12th are in-person at Liberty Hall Keynote Speakers:» Read more
New Book: Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures: Rabindranath Tagore and W. B. Yeats by Ragini Mohite.
Description This book addresses W.B. Yeats’s and Rabindranath Tagore’s engagements with identity, nationalism, and the literary and cultural traditions of Ireland and India. It offers a fresh critical perspective on their work from the beginning of the twentieth century, the point at which their international collaborations most significantly influence the cross-border lives of their literature. This book foregrounds the Yeats-Tagore» Read more