UPDATE: [Graduate] Louis MacNeice at 100 - Deadline Extended to 9/1

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NOTE: Due to unforeseen "technical difficulties", we are extending the
deadline for submissions to Septemeber 1st, 2007. I have reposted the
original CFP below:

The Center for Irish Studies at the Catholic University of America will
host a one-day conference for postgraduate students to celebrate the
centenary of Louis MacNeice on Oct. 6, 2007. Papers on any aspect of
MacNeice’s life and work are welcome. Possible topics include, but are not
limited to, the following areas of inquiry in MacNeice studies:

Religion and skepticism
MacNeice as critic/translator/classicist
Representations of place (Ireland, England, Greece, etc.)
Canonicity/relationship to “The Tradition”
MacNeice and his contemporaries (“Macspaunday”)
MacNeice at the BBC
MacNeice and the Second World War
MacNeice and Yeats (Yeatsian heritage, MacNeice on Yeats, etc.)
Legacy in Northern Irish poetry
MacNeice and Anglo-Ireland

Dr. Christina Hunt Mahony will deliver the keynote address. Lunch will be
provided. Please send abstracts of 200-400 words to Michael Moir or Amy
Bricker at burningperch63_at_gmail.com by Aug. 1, 2007.

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