UPDATE: [International] Crosscurrents Scottish and Irish Studies Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jacqueline Ryder
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Call For Papers
Deadline Extended to Friday 14th December 2007

Keynote Speakers: Prof. David McCrone (University of Edinburgh) & Dr.
Colin Graham (NUI Maynooth)

The 7th annual Crosscurrents conference will be held at the University of
Strathclyde on 18-20th April 2008 (funded by the AHRC Centre for Irish
and Scottish Studies). The conference provides a forum for postgraduates
and research fellows who are working in the field of Scottish and/or
Irish Studies. The conference welcomes interdisciplinary research in
literature, cultural studies, history, Celtic studies, film studies,
politics, geography, and sociology. We are interested in receiving
proposals for 20 min papers and topics may include, but are not limited

• Scotland and Ireland in theory (particularly postal theory â€"
postmodernism, postnationalism, postcolonialism, postfeminism)
• Devolution in Scottish and Irish Studies
• Diaspora in Scotland and Ireland
• Identity, gender, and sexuality
• Language and marginalisation
• Visual representations of Scotland and Ireland
• Place and space

Please send abstracts of 300 words to aimee.mcnair.100_at_strath.ac.uk
or to:

Jacqueline Ryder
Department of English Studies
University of Strathclyde
Livingstone Tower
26 Richmond Street
G1 1XH

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