Research postgraduates

The benefits of the big conference

By Tracy McAvinue, PhD candidate with School of English, Irish and Communication I attended the 2019 annual conference for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) in Trinity College Dublin on 22-26 July, for which I gratefully received funding from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This conference marked the… Continue reading The benefits of the big conference

Research postgraduates

IASIL 2019 conference report

By Elizabeth O'Neill, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication The summer between the first and second years of my PhD was an excellent time to attend the 2019 International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference, which this summer was held in Trinity College Dublin. IASIL 2019 was a five day conference… Continue reading IASIL 2019 conference report

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Iva Yates presents at IASIL Conference in Singapore

Iva Yates, a PhD candidate at the School of Culture and Communication, presented her paper titled “Cathleen Ní Houlihan and Antígona Pérez: A Nationalist Irish-Puerto Rican Connection” at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) conference, which took place at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 24-28 July. The paper analyses the… Continue reading Iva Yates presents at IASIL Conference in Singapore

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AHSS Faculty represent UL at IASIL conference

The Faculty of AHSS was well-represented at this summer’s conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, the largest professional association concentrating on Irish literary scholarship. Participants included Drs Tina O’Toole, Christina Morin, Maggie O’Neill, and doctoral student Iva Yates (School of Culture & Communication), and Drs Joachim Fischer and Michaela Schrage-Frueh… Continue reading AHSS Faculty represent UL at IASIL conference