L’anglais en France: Attitudes et représentations des blogueurs francophones by Kathleen Shields was launched on Tuesday 14 February at the Alliance Française in Dublin. Guests were welcomed by the Director of the Alliance, Philippe Milloux, and the book was then officially launched by Dr Anne Gallagher of Maynooth University. Many thanks to Pól Ó Duibhir for … Continue reading
Cara Courage, editor of The Archers in Fact and Fiction: Academic Analyses of Life in Rural Borsetshire, has been interviewed on Radio 4’s Today programme about the Academic Archers 2017 conference. Please click here to listen (the interview is at 1h 43m 22s). If you have ever wondered about the ethical implications of Dr … Continue reading
«The World Makers offers a rich and detailed account of late seventeenth-century theories of the Earth. Written with impeccable scholarship and a highly engaging prose style, this book sheds considerable light on a seminal period in the history of modern science.» (Professor Peter Harrison, University of Oxford) «Though modestly presented as an introduction to debates … Continue reading
The book collects scholarly essays in the fields of English and French maritime terminology and sea literature. It focuses on the linguistic, literary and cultural exploration of the sea, considering new directions for research in the vast domain of «thalassology». Structured into two sections, which reflect its two main areas of enquiry (terminological and literary) … Continue reading
The entry of the capital relation into its epoch of structural crisis forms the basis for the development of the author’s conception of revolutionary agency. Drawing on the work and achievements of both Marx and Hungarian socialist thinker István Mészáros, May relates the emergence and deepening of the structural crisis to the decline of trade … Continue reading
Comparative Becomings: Studies in Transition, edited by Michael G. Kelly and Daragh O’Connell, will be launched on Friday 24 February at University College Cork. The event will take place in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures as part of a multiple book launch to celebrate recent publications by members of the School.
Borges gained his first lessons in philosophy from his father while still a young boy – an intimate home schooling that grew into a long-term obsession. Its ubiquitous presence in his thought and writing has made him one of the most distinctive literary philosophers in the West, expressing itself in a wide-ranging array of fictional … Continue reading
Marguérite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den Beuken have published an article in the Irish Times about their new edited volume Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and Transformations. Please click here to read the article in full. Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars … Continue reading
Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.
Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, editor of the series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, has been awarded France’s second highest national order of merit, becoming a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Dr Alyn Stacey is an Associate Professor in the Department of French at Trinity College Dublin, where she is also the … Continue reading