Popular Fiction in the Age of Bismarck

E. Marlitt was a bestselling author of the late nineteenth century whose romance novels dominated the German literary market between 1865 and 1888. Her novels appeared in thirty languages, with as many as five different English translations circulating simul-taneously in the United States alone. While her name is virtually absent from histories of German literature, … Continue reading

Book launch: France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

On Saturday 24 May, the launch of France and Ireland in the Public Imagination, edited by Dr Benjamin Keatinge and Dr Mary Pierse, took place at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. The book launch was a fitting conclusion to a very lively and successful conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies, organized by Dr … Continue reading

Book launch: Helen Waddell Reassessed

Helen Waddell Reassessed: New Readings, edited by Jennifer FitzGerald, will be launched in Belfast and Oxford next month. The first launch will take place at 5.30pm on Wednesday 18 June at the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Queen’s University Belfast, 18 University Square, Belfast, BT7 1NN. The evening will include a poetry reading … Continue reading

Book launch: ‘Tickling the Palate’

‘Tickling the Palate’: Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture, edited by Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire and Eamon Maher, will be launched at 6pm on Wednesday 4 June. The launch will take place as part of the second Dublin Gastronomy Symposium, to be held at the School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, Dublin Institute of … Continue reading

Book launch: France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

France and Ireland in the Public Imagination, edited by Benjamin Keatinge and Mary Pierse, will be launched at 6pm on Saturday 24 May. The launch will take place as part of the 10th annual conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies at the National Concert Hall on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin.

International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) conference

We are pleased to announce that Peter Lang will be attending the annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL), taking place at the Université Charles de Gaulle – Lille 3, 14-18 July 2014. Please drop by the stand to browse our latest publications in Irish Studies. For more information, … Continue reading

Zélie Asava interviewed on RTÉ Lyric FM

Zélie Asava, author of The Black Irish Onscreen, was interviewed on 15 May for the ‘Culture File’ programme on RTÉ Lyric FM. Please click here to listen to Zélie talking about her book and discussing issues of Irishness and otherness with Fin Keegan.

New publication: Loneliness and Solitude in Education

Analysing loneliness and solitude in schools and exploring how to deal with them is a vital task. In recent research for the author’s Spirit of the School project, a number of pupils, teachers and headteachers described times when they felt lonely and times when they felt the need for healthy solitude. The causes of loneliness … Continue reading

New publication: Desaparición: Argentina’s Human Rights Trials

The current situation in Argentina is unprecedented. In compliance with prescribed timings and procedures, the crimes committed by the state in recent history are being prosecuted and penalized. This book traces the path of the trials for crimes against humanity in Argentina, from the Trial of the Juntas that began during the presidency of Raúl … Continue reading

Book launch: Fabulous Ireland

On Tuesday 13 May, the launch of Dr Eric Haywood’s new book Fabulous Ireland – Ibernia Fabulosa: Imagining Ireland in Renaissance Italy took place at the Swiss Embassy in Dublin. The book was launched by Corinna Salvadori Lonergan, Professor Emerita at Trinity College Dublin. We are very grateful to Ambassador Marie-Claude Meylan and her husband … Continue reading

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