MELBOURNE IRISH STUDIES SEMINARS: An Inter-University Forum for Irish and Irish-Australian Studies

MELBOURNE IRISH STUDIES SEMINARS An Inter-University Forum for Irish and Irish-Australian Studies SEMESTER 1 2017 Tuesdays, 6 pm to 7.30 pm @ THE ORATORY, NEWMAN COLLEGE When entering from Swanston Street, turn right into the main College building and up the stairs on the right of the corridor. Pre-seminar drinks will be at 6 p.m….

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Writers Night with Anne Enright at UNSW

Irish Studies at UNSW is delighted to welcome as the inaugural Thomas Keneally Fellow, the distinguished Irish writer Anne Enright. Event Details Wednesday 31 May, 2017 6.15pm – 7.30pm Ritchie Theatre, UNSW (G19) ‘The Landscape Solution: Hurt and Healing in the Irish Countryside’. One of Ireland’s most critically lauded and popular novelists, Anne Enright is known for…

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International Summer School in Irish Studies at the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen’s Belfast University

The International Summer School in Irish Studies is a unique interdisciplinary four week programme delivered by the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen’s. This year the programme dates are Monday 26 June 2017 to 21 July 2017. Registrations are now open before 4pm on Friday 28 April 2017. Download the Irish Studies Summer School 2017 flyer….

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Angela Gehrig

The Irish Studies community in Melbourne mourns the death of Angela Gehrig on 16 October, 2016.  Angela was the director of the Newman-St Mary’s Academic Centre, Newman College, University of Melbourne.  She was also a major supporter of the Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series at Newman College and made many visiting O’Donnell Fellows at home…

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IASIL2017 Call for papers: Ireland’s Writers in the 21st Century

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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 greatly contributing to broader literary categories like the realist novel, European modernism, postmodernism,…

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2017 annual American Conference for Irish Studies call for proposals

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,…

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Events in Australia and New Zealand commemoration Dublin 1916

  There are a range of events planned in Australia and New Zealand to commemorate the events of Easter 1916. Many events are being supported by the Irish Embassy. See https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/australia/news-and-events/2016/  January 2016 Celtic Club, Melbourne. Competition to ‘create a proclamation for an Australian Republic” Closes 26th January 2016.http://www.celticclub.com.au/content/competition-proclamation-australian-republic-prize February 2016 14th February 2016: Brigidfest…

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