The Irish Poet and the Natural World: An Anthology of Verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics

edited Andrew Carpenter and Lucy Collins This annotated anthology of poems makes available a rich variety of Irish texts depicting the relationship between humans and the environment between the years 1580 and 1820. More than a hundred poems are printed here, together with an extensive critical introduction, notes on each text, and a full bibliography. All the poets whose work

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REMINDER – FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

11th Annual Irish Theatrical Diaspora Conference  Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague  12-13 September 2014 Irish Theatre and Central Europe The conference aims to discuss the relations between theatre in Ireland and a broadly defined region of Central Europe. Principal themes include the reception of Irish theatre and drama in Central Europe; theatre and drama from Central Europe on

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ASLE-UKI Postgraduate Conference

30-31 July 2014, University College Dublin Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts Confirmed Keynote Addresses: Day 1: Dr Sharae Deckard (UCD) and Dr Pablo Mukherjee (Warwick) Day 2: Mark Cocker and Professor Anne Milne (Toronto) How does one define a system? Be it an ecosystem, world-system, literary system, colonial system, the term itself, despite implying order, exudes chaos in its infinite

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Staging Beckett Conference: Constructing Performance Histories

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-staging-beckett-conference-april-2014.aspx April 4-5th 2014, Minghella Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus. Staging Beckett’s Inaugural conference on 4th – 5th April 2014 will focus on the history, documentation and analysis of Beckett’s theatre in performance in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Staging Beckett: The Impact of Productions of Samuel Beckett’s Plays in the UK and Ireland is an AHRC-funded project which runs from

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New MA in Irish Studies

Announcing a New MA Critical Irish Studies At the University of Limerick This MA will address current issues in Ireland and the Irish diaspora, with particular attention to social theory, performance/performativity, historical depth and aesthetic nuance. Students will learn not only to identify and analyze but also to question received narratives of culture, society, arts, history, politics, law and languages.

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PhD position available

PhD Candidate in ³Borders, memories and diasporic communities” within   the Border Poetics/Border Culture research group at the Institute for Literature and Culture. UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, has a PhD position vacant for applicants who  wish to obtain the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD). The PhD  position is for a fixed term:

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London Irish Fictions

Dear friends, colleagues and students, My book London Irish Fictions: Narrative, Diaspora and Identity is now available in paperback at the following link: http://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/index.php/?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=54&AS1=9781846318313 You can buy it at a special 20% St Patrick’s Day discount of £15.99 if you enter the following code: PATRICK14 Please note, however, that the offer is only available until Tuesday 18th March. Best wishes, Tony

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