Call For: Papers for International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

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The annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) takes place at the University of Limerick, Ireland in July 2022 (25th-29th). The conference theme is Intersectional Irelands.

Call For: Papers for International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

IASIL invite abstracts of 300 words for individual papers and panels that feature intersectional approaches to Irish literature, in both English and Irish.

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The closing date for submissions of abstracts is 10th January 2022.

Abstracts may include the following topics and approaches to Irish literature and culture:
● Class representations
● Traveller representations
● Critical race theory
● Eco-criticism and regenerative readings

● Disability studies
● Gender and sexuality studies
● Migrant and transnational narratives
● Postcolonial studies
● Any other topics relating to intersectionality and Irish literature
We particularly welcome papers and panels dealing with the following:
● Young adult literature
● Performative literature
● Irish language literature
● Media studies
● Film studies
● Songwriting
● Creative non-fiction
● Digital studies
● Translation studies


Roundtable sessions:

● Multilingual Irish literatures (to include European & Irish-German
● Gender and/or sexuality studies
● Utopian studies
● Non-realist writing
● Creative writing
● Early-modern literary studies
● Medical humanities
● Literary pedagogies
● Utopian studies
● Popular music and popular culture

Abstracts of 300 words should be sent to by 10th January 2022 Queries in English or Irish can be addressed to the conference secretary, Dr Tracy McAvinue


IASIL invites applications for a postgraduate scholarship to attend the conference. Further details about the terms of the scholarship and the application process, as well as the relevant application and referee forms, are available from the conference secretary at


Full details here. provides information about postgraduate courses and study in Ireland. We list virtually every postgraduate course in Ireland, so you can search for the course of your choice.

Steven Galvin

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