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International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference – University of York

July 20, 2015 - July 24, 2015

The annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures comes to England on 20th-24th July 2015. It will take place at the University of York and in venues across the historic city of York itself. The theme for 2015 will be ‘Reconciliations’.
IASIL is an international association of students, teachers, scholars, and enthusiasts of Irish literature in English and in Irish. It is the premier international organization for scholars of Irish literatures and culture. Since 1970 IASIL has brought international scholars together at its annual conference and promoted the continued growth of Irish Studies. IASIL scholars working in academic and arts-related professions represent every habitable continent, making Irish Studies a truly global endeavour. To join IASIL please visit our website.

Attendance and presentation at IASIL conferences are open to IASIL members only. To become a member or renew your membership, go to http://www.iasil.org/iasil-members/membership/.

Follow IASIL on Facebook and tweet about the conference using the #iasil2015 hashtag on Twitter.

The organisers would like to express their appreciation for the support of the British Association for Irish Studies, Yeats 2015, Writers at York, and the following University of York bodies: the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Humanities Research Centre, the Centre for Modern Studies, and, of course, the Department of English and Related Literature. IASIL 2015: Reconcilations has also benefited from the support of the Embassy of Ireland. A huge thank you to Ambassador Dan Mulhall for this; we’re proud to play a part in promoting Irish Studies at York.

Donald Clarke, Belinda McKeon, and Bernard O’Donoghue

Poets’ Panel on W.B. Yeats:
Vona Groarke, John McAuliffe, and Bernard O’Donoghue

Plenary Speakers:
James Chandler, Hugh Haughton, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, and Eve Patten


IASIL 2015 Organising Committee: iasilyork@gmail.com
Professor Matthew Campbell
Dr Emilie Morin
Dr Ríona Nic Congáil
Dr Bryan Radley