CFP: Unapologetic Magazine Special Issue

2004 Citizenship Referendum Call for contributors | Unapologetic Magazine Deadline: 5pm February 29th, Irish Standard Time. Theme and prompts For us, Irishness is not defined by your birthplace, your parent’s birthplace, or anything written on a legal document. Irishness is defined by you and those who relate to the Irish identity. The 2004 Citizenship referendum created a limited definition of Irish

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NEW BOOK: Wild Colonial Boys

Manchester University Press A Belfast Punk Story By Thomas Paul Burgess Ruefrex were one of Northern Ireland’s most popular and uncompromising punk rock bands. Emerging from the Belfast street-gang culture of the late-1970s, the group, inspired by The Clash, enjoyed a turbulent, decade-long career. They played for millions on CNN and Channel 4, toured with The Pogues and recorded the

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CFP: Poetry off the Page

Intersecting Practices and Traditions in British Poetry Performance CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Poetry Off the Page is the first, open access, peer reviewed collection to explore and promote a wide range of critical perspectives on recent developments in British and Irish poetry performance and spoken word theatre. The collection is committed to publishing innovative and critically informed research on all aspects

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BOOK LAUNCH: Harpy by Caroline Magennis

Harpy – A Manifesto for Childfree Women – Icon Books Book Launch May 9th, 2024 International Anthony Burgess Foundation3 Cambridge Street Manchester M1 5BY United Kingdom Come join writer and academic Caroline Magennis in conversation with Claire Lynch (author of Small, Professor at Brunel University) to celebrate the launch of her book Harpy: A Manifesto for Childfree Women (Icon Books, 2023). In this

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NEW BOOK: Literature’s Critique, Subversion, and Transformation of Justice

Edited By: Ruben Moi | Publisher:  Lexington Books Contributions: Charles I. Armstrong; William Dwyer III; Cassandra Falke; Lill Tove Fredriksen; Asbjørn Grønstad; Lene M. Johannessen; Edvard Lia; Anthony W. Johnson; Ruben Moi; Erik Mustad and Christopher Loe Olsen Literature is an institution per se, as is justice, and these two institutions enact each other in complex ways. Justice appears in many

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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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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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NEW BOOK: Brian Friel and Theodor W. Adorno

Essays on Two Modern Dialecticians by Christa Mrowka  Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, Oxford. This book discusses how from their different backgrounds and on different levels, the German philosopher, sociologist and musicologist,Theodor W. Adorno, (1903-1969) and the Irish playwright, Brian Friel,(1929-2015) came to the conclusion that the modern crisis rendered art’s affirmative essence, like all positivistic fixations, obsolete. Only a new

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NEW BOOK: Transcultural Insights into Contemporary Irish Literature and Society

Transcultural Insights into Contemporary Irish Literature and Society: Breaking New Ground. Edited by María Amor Barros-del Río. Routledge, 2024. Transcultural Insights into Contemporary Irish Literature and Society examines the transcultural patterns that have been enriching Irish literature since the twentieth century and engages with the ongoing dialogue between contemporary Irish literature and society. Driven by the growing interest of transcultural studies

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NEW BOOK: Contemporary Irish Masculinities – Male Homosociality in Sally Rooney’s Novels

By examining portrayals of male homosociality in Sally Rooney’s novels, the book documents how male relationships are formed, challenged, and often disavowed and the profound negative effects this can have for the wellbeing of men. The book also highlights the importance of the sociocultural context within which male relationships are formed and supports that the potential for healthy and meaningful

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