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ACIS Chicago: April 10-13, 2013
The 2013 international meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will take place in Chicago, IL from April 10-13, 2013. Co-hosted by DePaul University and Northern Illinois University, the conference will be based at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel on Michigan Avenue. Centered on the theme "Ireland Past and Present", the conference features plenary lectures by Christine Cusick, James Murphy and Ciaran O'Neill, and readings by Jamie O'Connell and Glenn Patterson, as well as over 300 presentations by leading Irish Studies scholars from around the world.
For information about the conference (including on-line registration and accommodation), please consult the conference website: http://www.niu.edu/acis2013/index.shtml or contact the conference organizers at email@example.com. Best wishes for a wonderful 2013 and we look forward to seeing you in Chicago.
New Doctoral Research Fellowships
ACIS announces the creation of two new research fellowships for doctoral students in recognition of Professor Emmet Larkin and Professor David Krause, pioneering scholars of Irish Studies in North America. Learn more about these fellowships and how you can support them.
Updated Mid-atlantic Acis Conference 2013 Cfp
Date Added: 2013-05-14 11:38:57
ACIS Affiliated: yes
2013 ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
Call for Papers
St. John Fisher College
Rochester, New York
November 15-16, 2013
The History of Ireland:
Commemoration of the Past or a Nightmare to Escape?
The topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
„« The Great Irish Famine and Its Continuing Influence
„« The 1913 Lockout in Popular Culture
„« The 15th Anniversary of the Good Friday Accords
„« Edna O¡¦Brien¡¦s The Country Girls and The Country Girl: A Memoir
„« 1916 in Fact and Fiction
„« Irish Literary Inheritances
„« From History to High Tech: Irish Literature and Technology in the 21st Century
„« The Transcendental and Historical in Modern Irish Poetry
„« The Cultural History of 20th Century Ireland
„« Place, Memory and Identity in Irish American Writing
„« The Troubles and Contemporary Ireland
„« The Role of Irish History on Gender and Economics
„« New Directions in Irish Studies
„« Women in Irish and Irish American History
„« Rethinking the History of Irish Catholicism
„« Joyce Studies Post-Copyright
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Margot Backus, Associate Professor of English at the University of Houston and author of the new book Scandal Work: James Joyce, the New Journalism, and the Home Rule Newspaper Wars (University of Notre Dame Press), will deliver the keynote address, entitled ¡§¡¦The Only Human Person in That Whole Neighborhood¡¦: Edna O¡¦Brien and Mid-Twentieth Century Irish Scandal Culture."
Please send 250-word abstracts by July 15 to: Dr. Tim Madigan firstname.lastname@example.org - Director of Irish Studies, St. John Fisher College. You can contact Dr. Madigan if you need any further details on the conference.
Contact: Tim Madigan