The 2009 Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish
Studies will be held October 17-19 at Southern Illinois University-
Carbondale. The conference theme is â€œIreland: Medieval to Modern,â€ but
papers and panel proposals are welcomed on any topic related to Irish and
Irish Diaspora Studies, and presentations may be given in English or in
Irish. The plenary speakers are Mary Oâ€™Malley and Brian Ã" Conchubhair;
Louis de Paor will be awarded the Charles P. Fanning Medal for his
contribution to Irish Studies.
Please send 200-word abstracts to Beth Lordan, Director, Irish and Irish
Immigration Studies Program. The deadline for submission is May 1, 2009.