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Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012
full name / name of organization:
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) email@example.com
Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conference, which will run from 9th to 11th November 2012.
The conference organisers hope to represent a wide range of approaches to Irish and Scottish culture from academics and non-academics alike. Performances, roundtables, collaborative projects, and other non-traditional presentations are encouraged in addition to conference papers. We welcome both individual submissions and proposals for panels. In connection with the conference theme we welcome submissions for panels and papers based around the often overlapping and interconnected histories and cultures of Ireland and Scotland. Possible themes include, (but are not limited to) :
Theory; Gender; Advertising and Commodity Culture; Gothic; Fantastic; Tartan and/or Emerald Noir; Romanticism; Revolution; Evolution; Language; Immigration; Diaspora; Borderlands and Border Identities; Devolution; Ulster; Partition; Celticism.
Literature, Linguistics, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, History, Politics, Folklore and Mythology, Anthropology, Sociology, Geography, Tourism, Art and Art History, Music, Dance, Media and Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Celtic Studies and Studies of the Diaspora.
LENGTH: Papers should not exceed 2000 words / 20 minutes’ delivery. DEADLINES: Enquiries and submissions (name, affiliation, title of contribution, and abstract of no more than 200 words) should be submitted by 10th August2012 to:
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) - firstname.lastname@example.org
CONFERENCE VENUE: The Chester Road Campus of the University of Sunderland
FURTHER DETAILS AND INFORMATION: Registration details, and relevant information on travel arrangements and accommodation will be included in the second CFP. For more information on NEICN, see www.neicn.com