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American Conference for Irish Studies 2017

March 29 - April 2

The 2017 annual international meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be in Kansas City, Missouri, March 29-April 2, 2017, hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The conference welcomes proposals on all aspects of Irish Studies, including the arts, cinema, culture, history, language, literature, and politics of Ireland and its diaspora. The conference invites proposals for individual presentations, pedagogy roundtables, panels, and workshops, including submissions from graduate students and independent scholars.

Especially welcome are proposals that address

  1. Connections between history and literature and the visual arts such as painting, photography, sculpture, and cinema.
  2. The sesquicentennial of Fenian activism, including the Manchester Martyrs and the founding of Clan na Gael.
  3. Irish music, the social sciences, and sciences.
  4. Topics that cross disciplinary lines.

Confirmed plenary speakers include Fearghal McGarry, Mary O’Malley, Marilynn Richtarik, Jim Rogers, and Elaine Sisson.

Visit our website at http://info.umkc.edu/acis/

Please address any questions to the conference e-mail address acis17@umkc.edu

Details

Start:
March 29
End:
April 2
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