CFP: Eighteenth-century Ireland Annual Conference (UK) (3/30/07; 6/15/07-6/16/07)

full name / name of organization: 
M.Haslett_at_queens-belfast.ac.uk
contact email: 
M.Haslett@queens-belfast.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Annual Conference of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society / Cumann
Éire san Ochtú Céad Déag Queen’s University, Belfast 15th – 17th June, 2007

Proposals are invited for papers on any aspect of eighteenth-century
Ireland, including its history, literature, language and culture. Special
panels may include

• The Act of Union, 1707 To mark the three hundred year anniversary of the
union of England and Scotland, papers are invited on any aspect of the
Irish ramifications of the act, including Swift’s The Story of the Injured
Lady.

• Race in eighteenth-century Ireland As 2007 is the 200th anniversary of
the abolition of the British slave trade, papers that address any aspect of
slavery, abolition and race in relation to eighteenth-century Ireland are
especially welcome.
 
• The works of Thomas Moore The conference will feature a special
exhibition on the works of Thomas Moore to mark the significance of the
Moore collection in the Queen’s University library. Papers on any aspect of
Moore’s life and works (or collections of the latter) are therefore
invited.

The key-note speakers at the conference will be Professor Ian Campbell Ross
(TCD) and Dr Angela Bourke (UCD).

Proposals should be submitted to the conference organiser before Friday,
30th March, 2007. E-mail submissions are preferred. You should include
name, institutional affiliation, paper title and an abstract of
approximately 300 words. Reading time for the complete paper should not
exceed twenty minutes. Prospective speakers will be notified of a decision
by 20th April, 2007. Overseas speakers are encouraged to apply before 30th
March and early decisions regarding acceptance may be made if necessary.

Queries or requests for further details should be addressed to the
conference organiser.

Conference organiser
Dr Moyra Haslett
Senior Lecturer
School of English
Queen’s University, Belfast
Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN

m.haslett_at_qub.ac.uk

Further details of the conference will be available on the web-site of the
Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen’s:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/CentreforEighteenthCenturyStudies/

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