CFP: [Film] Screening the Irish in Britain

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Dr Ruth Barton
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Call for Papers 17 November 2008

Screening the Irish in Britain

To complement the established Screening Irish-America research project, the Department of
Film Studies at Trinity College Dublin would like to announce the launch of Screening the Irish in
Britain. This project has been initiated in order to research and analyse screen images of the Irish
in Britain, both historically and in the present. This includes images circulated in films, on
television and via the internet.

We invite interested academics to participate in a symposium/workshop to be held at Trinity
College Dublin on Saturday 26 September 2009. Speakers confirmed to date include:

Professor John Hill
Royal Holloway, University of London

Dr Lance Pettitt
Leeds Metropolitan University

We welcome interdisciplinary and subject-specific approaches and hope to develop a dialogue
between this topic and other topics associated with Irish diaspora studies.

Proposals should be limited to around 200 words and be accompanied by brief biographical

If you would like to be kept up to date with the project, please email your name to the project
director, Dr Ruth Barton (

All proposals should be sent to

This project is supported by the Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub Research Initiative
Funding Scheme.

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