The Female Figure in Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Poetry

[private] Cork University Press has today published The Female Figure in Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Poetry by Patricia Boyle Haberstroh. This is a comprehensive study of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, one of the most important contemporary Irish poets and the subject of growing international acclaim. Covering her volumes up to the most recent, The Sun-fish, it examines the role of the female

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UCDscholarcast Launch of New Website

[private] UCDscholarcast is pleased to announce the launch of its new website www.ucd.ie/scholarcast Scholarcast content is also now available through the UCD Digital Library http://digital.ucd.ie/  To date UCDschlorcast has produced academic podcasts in the following subject areas: literature, history, music, archaeology, popular culture, film, media studies, classics.   Colleagues interested in future collaborations can contact P.J. Mathews, UCD School of English, Drama and Film.

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The Cultural Mobility of the Irish in Europe and North America in the Long Nineteenth Century

[private] Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe Radboud University Nijmegen, 16-18 October 2013  The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome abstracts for an international conference on their common research theme ‘Europe and its Worlds’. At the core of this theme is the question

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Study Day: New Directions in Moore Research

[private] CALL FOR PAPERS Study Day: New Directions in Moore Research Fri 3rd May, at School of Creative Arts (Music), Queen’s University Belfast. 10.00 – 17.00  The last decade has witnessed a scholarly re-evaluation of the Romantic Irish poet Thomas Moore (1779-1852). This study day, which is part of the Thomas Moore Festival taking place at Queen’s University Belfast from

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Memory and Trauma: The Body in Pain in Irish Culture

[private] Memory and Trauma: The Body in Pain in Irish Culture 12-13 September 2013 School of English, Drama and Film Studies, University College Dublin and Boston College – Ireland We invite papers for this inter-disciplinary symposium that will interrogate the relationship between memory and trauma in Irish culture with a particular focus on the body as a site and symbol

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MYTH-MAKING: FROM MEDUSA TO MADONNA

[private] MYTH-MAKING: FROM MEDUSA TO MADONNA One-day Interdisciplinary Conference Tuesday 18 June 2013 University of Warwick   ‘With myth everything becomes possible.’ – Claude Levi-Strauss (1963)  ‘It’s this myth, this perfect story, and it wasn’t true.’ – Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey Show (2013)   CALL FOR PAPERS  This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of

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Wexford Castles Environment, Settlement and Society

[private] Billy Colfer’s Wexford Castles expands the IRISH LANDSCAPES series by taking a thematic approach, while still staying loyal to the central landscape focus. Rather than adapting a narrowly architectural approach, he situates these buildings in a superbly reconstructed historical, social, and cultural setting -March 2013 ISBN 978-185918-493-6, €49, £39, Hardback, 299 x 237mm, 272pp County Wexford has three strikingly

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