CFP: Ireland’s Others: Diversity in History and Culture

21st Australasian Irish Studies Conference National University of Ireland, Maynooth 18–20 June 2015 While welcoming papers on any aspect of Ireland, Irish Australia or Irish New Zealand, or the Irish diaspora generally, this conference will also have a specific focus around the idea of diversity. Recognition will be given to 2015 as the centenary of significant events and developments both

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[CFP] Gender, Sexuality and Intersectionality in Irish Studies [Deadline: December 15th]

Idealized constructions of heteronormative masculinity and femininity have long shaped Irish culture, while subcultures of marginalized masculinities, subversive femininities, and LGBTQ identities have challenged this normative narrative. The fifth issue of Breac will explore gender and sexuality issues in Irish Studies and Irish culture. Guest editors Moynagh Sullivan and Abigail Palko invite contributions that consider issues of gender and/or sexuality, broadly defined, with a particular interest

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New Book from Peter Lang

A Poetics of Dissensus: Confronting Violence in Contemporary Prose Writing from the North of Ireland By Fiona McCann Oxford: Peter Lang 228 pp. | ISBN 978-3-0343-0979-0 | £40.00 Twenty years after the peace process began in the North of Ireland, many thorny political issues remain unresolved. One of the most significant questions involves the means by which acts of violence

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CFP: New England ACIS

New England ACIS Regional Conference, November 21-22, 2014 Wheaton College, Norton, MA Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland The 2014 NEACIS (New England Region of the American Conference for Irish Studies) meeting will be held at Wheaton College on 21-22 November. We welcome proposals for individual papers and panels focusing on all aspects of Irish Studies. 

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Mid-Atlantic Regional ACIS Meeting, Submission Deadline August 1st

The American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic chapter welcomes abstracts for its upcoming meeting, to be held October 10-11, 2014, at the George Mason University campus in Fairfax, Virginia. Located just outside of Washington, DC, the campus is easily accessible from the city’s major airports and train stations. Papers on all aspects of Irish studies are welcomed, particularly topics relevant

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