CFP: [Ethnic] NEICN Conference - CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alison O'Malley-Younger

NEICN Conference â€" Re-imagining Ireland

Following the success of its last five international conferences:
Representing-Ireland: Past, Present and Future, [2003] and The Word, The
Icon and The Ritual, [2004], Lands of Saints of Scholars, [2005],
Ireland: Renaissance, Revolution and Regeneration, (2006) and Ireland at
War and Peace the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, is
soliciting papers for an interdisciplinary conference under the theme
of ‘Re-Imagining Ireland’ which will run from 14-16 November 2008 at St
Peter’s Campus, University of Sunderland, UK.

The conference organisers hope to represent a wide range of approaches to
Irish culture from academics and non¬-academics alike. Performances,
roundtables, collaborative projects, and other non¬-traditional
presentations are encouraged in addition to conference papers. We
particularly welcome proposals for panels. As with previous year’s
conference, we welcome submissions for panels and papers under the
thematic headings of: Re-Imagining Ireland in the following areas:
Literature, Performing Arts, History, Politics, Folklore and Mythology,
Ireland in Theory, Gender and Ireland Anthropology, Sociology, Geography,
Tourism, Art and Art History, Music, Dance, Media and Film Studies,
Cultural Studies, and Studies of the Diaspora. North American and other
international scholars, practitioners in the arts, and postgraduate
students are all encouraged to submit proposals to the conference
organisers. We also welcome proposals for papers in absentia for
delegates who wish to participate but may find it difficult to attend the

LENGTH â€" Papers should not exceed 2,500 â€" 3,000 words/20 minutes’ delivery

DEADLINES â€" Enquiries and submissions should be submitted by 30th July,
2007 to the conference coordinators:

Dr Alison O’Malley-Younger â€" and
Professor John Strachan â€" and copied to
the conference administrator, Ms Sue Cottam on

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