MEMBERSHIP SECTRETARY

Our sincere thanks to Loïc Wright, who has been Membership Secretary for the past several years, and who is now finished in the role. Loïc served through a transitional period, as processes and key contacts in both the IASIL executive and the EUP team changed, and we are grateful to him for his patience and diligence. We are delighted to

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READING GROUP: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

The James Joyce Society invites you to join them in a chapter-by-chapter reading of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, starting Feb. 13. Our guest facilitators for the group include Shinjini Chattopadyay, Gregory Erickson, Mike Opest, and Bob Spoo. Open to all, regardless of your experience reading Joyce. More information, schedule, and registration here: https://joycesociety.com/readinggroups

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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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SEMINAR: George Moore in Dublin, Hugh Lane Gallery

Friday 23 February 2024, 10am-4pm This seminar George Moore in Dublin will explore themes arising from the life, art, time and milieu of the pioneering Irish writer George Moore (1852-1933) and will include the following illustrated talks: The programme includes a recital by Una Hunt, internationally renowned pianist of work by Michele Esposito (1855-1929), Augusta Holmès (1847-1903),  Claude Debussy (1862-1918) and Frédéric Chopin

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WEBINAR: ISTR Webinar on Intercultural Dramaturgy

The next webinar in the ISTR series is: Principles and Practices of Intercultural Dramaturgy: Dr Sarah Hoover in conversation with Dr Karen Jean Martinson, 31 January, 4-5pm. For full details and registration click here Speaker Bios: Dr Sarah Hoover (She/Her) is a dramaturg, lecturer and researcher focusing on immersive and interactive performance and audience-centred dramaturgy. Her specialisms include artistic research

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CFP: Deadline Extension – International James Joyce Symposium

The deadline for proposals for the International James Joyce Symposium has been extended to Friday 16 February. ‘Across the Waters’, the 29th Joyce symposium, will be hosted by the University of Glasgow from 14 to 19 June 2024. Proposals for both individual papers and fully-formed panels on any theme related to the life, work, and reception of James Joyce are invited. If you would like to respond to

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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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RISE JOURNAL: Books for Review

The list of books for review for Review of Irish Studies in Europe (RISE) has been updated Auge, Andrew J. and Eugene O’Brien, eds. Contemporary Irish Poetry and the Climate Crisis. New York/    Oxon: Routledge, 2022. Bennett, Huw. Uncivil War. The British Army and the Troubles, 1966-1975. Cambridge: Cambridge    University Press, 2023.Bollas, Angelos. Contemporary Irish Masculinities. Male Homosociality in Sally Rooney’s Novels.

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PODCAST: Joseph Woods in conversation with Irene De Angelis

Episode 47 of the Irish Itinerary Podcast is now live. In his conversation with Irene De Angelis, Joseph Woods discusses his time as director of Poetry Ireland; his nomadic life and how linguistic and self-chosen exile helped him find his voice as a poet; his various poetry volumes and their connections to people and places; his work with the Mashonaland Irish Association

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