Conferences and symposia

CFP: 4th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies

Influences, Intersections, Interactions 4th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies The 8 – 9 September 2017 Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Contact e-mail: praguepostgraduate@gmail.com CALL FOR PAPERS Paper proposals are invited for an international conference which…

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CFP: IASIL 2017

IASIL2017 ● NTU-Singapore ● 24-28 July, 2017 CFP: Ireland’s Writers in the 21st Century The political, economic, cultural, and artistic histories of Ireland are deeply intertwined with its rich tradition of writing in Irish and English, with generations of writers…

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CFP 15 March 2017: IASIL2017 NTU-Singapore 24-28 July, 2017

Ireland’s Writers in the 21st Century  Keynote Speakers Professor Derek Attridge ● Professor Margaret Kelleher ● Professor Gerry Smyth   Guest Writers Marina Carr ● Julian Gough ● Belinda McKeon ● Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill Second Call for Papers (Closing: March…

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CFP Competing Traditions The 20th and 21st Century Irish Literatures between Realism and Experimentation 30 June-1 July 2017

The tension between realism and experimentation has marked the development of modern Irish literature, being intrinsic to the work of a number of major Irish writers. Often regarded as a father-figure of all experimental writing, James Joyce was attacked by…

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CFP: 2017 SSNCI conference – Irish College, Leuven, Belgium, 29-30 June

2017 SSNCI conference – Irish College, Leuven, Belgium, 29-30 June Figures of Authority in 19th-Century Ireland Website: https://ssnci2017.wordpress.com/ 19th-century Ireland witnessed both the restoration of older forms of authority (e.g. the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy) and the rise of…

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XVI International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI) – Universidad de La Rioja

Dear AEDEI members, It is a great pleasure to announce the XVI International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI) “Fe/male Challenges in Irish Studies from the 19th to the 21st Centuries”, taking place at the University of…

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12th conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies)

Call for Papers 12th conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies) Mary Immaculate College, Limerick 19-20 May, 2017 Theme: Patrimoine/Cultural Heritage in France and/or Ireland. France has always been a country which cherishes its writers, artists, musicians and intellectuals. It…

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12th Conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies

Call for Papers 12th conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies) Mary Immaculate College, Limerick 19-20 May, 2017 Theme: Patrimoine/Cultural Heritage in France and/or Ireland. France has always been a country which cherishes its writers, artists, musicians and intellectuals. It…

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Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature Conference 2017

Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature Theme: Betwixt and Between: boundaries and peripheries in children’s culture. Conference Dates: Friday 28th & Saturday 29th April 2017. Venue:  Dublin City University, All Hallows Campus. Keynote Speaker: Emerita Professor Máire Messenger…

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Empirical Joyce – 14th April 2017 Conference

Empirical Joyce 14th April Conference 22-24 April 2017, Kraków Empirical studies have for a long time led a marginalized life on the fringes of literary criticism, frowned upon by traditional critics as mere word counting or the collection of dry-as-dust…

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XVI International AEDEI Conference (25-27 May 2017, La Rioja): Provisional Programme

In 2017 the city of Logroño and the University of La Rioja will host the XVI International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI). To mark International Women’s Day on March 8th 2016, The Irish Times invited more than…

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CFP: 2017 International Yeats Society Conference

      The 2017 International Yeats Society Conference will be held in New York City from October 20-22. Please send paper abstracts (250 words) and panel proposals by May 1 to James Pethica at wbyeatsnyc@gmail.com. Papers focusing on the conference themes…

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Telling, Selected Stories by Evelyn Conlon, plenary speaker in our next AEDEI conference (La Rioja), one of the works that best capture the state of Ireland

The newspaper The Iristh Times has recently published a selection of modern works that best capture the essence of Ireland. A Minister, a historian and 13 Irish writers have selected the works. Martina Evans, novelist and poet, chooses Telling, Selected Stories by Evelyn Conlon.…

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CFP: ‘Competing Traditions’: Call for Papers Deadline Extended

‘Competing Traditions’: Call for Papers Deadline Extended February 7, 2017 Cliona O’Gallchoir Call for Papers, Other Conferences DEADLINE EXTENDED: 28 February 2017 Call for Papers Competing Traditions The 20th and 21st Century Irish Literatures between Realism and Experimentation 30 June-1…

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CFP: 2017: Pasts, Presents, and Futures National University of Ireland, Galway 19th-20th May 2017

  After a year of intense upheaval, loss, and change, as well as seeing multiple commemorations and an emphasis on looking towards this country’s past, in 2017 we invite you to look towards its future – or futures. In a…

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CFP: Ireland in Space – American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

  Call For Papers: Ireland in Space American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference (Georgetown University, Washington DC, November 3-4, 2017) Deadline for Submissions: April 30, 2017   Contact email: ACISMidAtlantic2017@georgetown.edu Organisers: Irene Jillson, Gerard Mannion, Cóilín Parsons   While the ‘spatial turn’…

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XVI International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI): Extended deadline

Submission requirements and deadline: Abstracts of no more than 250 words for twenty-minute papers should be sent to AEDEI2017@unirioja.es by 28 February 2017. Please, write “Abstract AEDEI 2017” under the subject heading in your e-mail. Proposals for panels, roundtables and…

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Web for the XVI International AEDEI Conference ready!

Dear AEDEI members, It is a great pleasure to announce the availability of the website for the XVI International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI) “Fe/male Challenges in Irish Studies from the 19th to the 21st Centuries”, taking…

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CFP: International conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network

International conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network, organized by our colleague John Braidwood in Oulu, Finland. The title of the conference is “1916: Response, Recrimination, Rejection, Redemption?”, and it will be celebrated in Oulu, on October 7-8, 2016 While I am setting up…

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CFP: The Irish and the London Stage

Please note the CFP for the conference on ‘The Irish and the London Stage: Identity, Culture, and Politics, 1680-1830’ to be held at Trinity College Dublin, 17-18 February 2017 is closing on 30 September. Keynote speakers: Professor Helen Burke (Florida State)…

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IASIL Annual Conference, Cork, July 2016 (Reminder: Read Minutes from IASIL 2015 and 2016 Agenda)

Reminder: Read Minutes from IASIL 2015 and 2016 Agenda http://www.iasil.org/2016/07/reminder-read-minutes-from-iasil-2015-and-2016-agenda/ Dear Colleagues, As we prepare to convene at University College-Cork for our 2016 conference on “Change,” please remember to review last year’s minutes if you have not already done so…

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XV International AEDEI Programme (final)

Please, find the conference programme here (pdf).

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Yeats and Asia

Visit: http://www.iasil.org/2016/04/yeats-and-asia/ Location: Barcelona (Spain) from 15-17 December 2016. Attached is the Call for Papers. To be submitted by 1 May 2016. Up-to-date information at http://www.internationalyeatssociety.org/Barcelona%20symposium

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ESSE Conference, Galway August 2016

Seminar Celtic Fictions: Scottish and Irish Speculative Fiction, at the ESSE conference, to be held in Galway, August 22-26 2016. Website: http://www.esse2016.org. Paper proposals (approx. 300 words) as well as a bio-note (approx. 200 words) should be sent both to Dr. Jessica…

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XV AEDEI International Conference, “Revolution/Evolution/Involution in Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century Ireland” 26-28 May 2016 University of Zaragoza

XV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SPANISH ASSOCIATION FOR IRISH STUDIES “Revolution/Evolution/Involution in Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century Ireland” 26-28 May University of Zaragoza. Submission requirements and deadline: Abstracts of 300 words for twenty-minute papers should be sent to crio@unizar.es by 15 January…

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The Great Famine and its Impacts: Visual and Material Culture, Maynooth University 14-16.

The Great Famine and its Impacts: Visual and Material Culture,  Maynooth University 14-16. Abstracts of 100 250-300 words for 20-minute papers, or proposals for roundtable sessions on specific themes and comprising 10-minute contributions, are invited and can be submitted by 15 December,…

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1916, Cinema and Revolution, 25-27 May 2016, Huston School of Film & Digital Media. National University of Ireland, Galway.

1916, Cinema and Revolution, 25-27 May 2016, Huston School of Film & Digital Media. National University of Ireland, Galway. Propose a paper (not exceeding 20 minutes), please submit your title and an abstract of 250 words accompanied by a short biographical sketch…

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1916 in Global Context: Connections and Comparisons National University of Ireland, Galway 2016

1916 in Global Context: Connections and Comparisons National University of Ireland, Galway Thursday, 16 June – Friday, 17 June 2016 The purpose of this conference is to explore the significance of Ireland’s Easter Rising and other revolutionary events in the year 1916 in…

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“The Rising of poets and playwrights”? The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising’ Conference in University College Cork, 29-30 January 2016

“The Rising of poets and playwrights”? The arts and the 1916 Easter Rising’ Conference in University College Cork, 29-30 January 2016 Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to Gabriel Doherty, of the School of History, University College Cork, at g.doherty@ucc.ie, 021 4902783.…

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“Tradition and Modernity: Historical, Literary and Cultural Perspectives (1660 – 1940)”, 26-27 May 2016, Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

“Tradition and Modernity: Historical, Literary and Cultural Perspectives (1660 – 1940)”,  26-27 May 2016, Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) More info here. Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2015 to: tradmod@let.ru.nl.

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Proclaiming the Revolution National University of Ireland, Galway 22-23 January 2016

Proclaiming the Revolution, National University of Ireland, Galway, 22-23 January 2016 This conference focuses on the iconic document of the Irish revolution. Frequently quoted and often misinterpreted, the proclamation served a touchstone for republicans during the struggle for independence. What did it…

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