AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR IRISH STUDIES, WEST
Ireland and Adaptation
Friday, October 26 (2:00 pm) through Sunday, October 28, 2012 (1:00 pm)
Stein Eriksen Lodge
Park City, Utah
Sponsored by Brigham Young University
The registration fee for the conference is $100. For students the fee is $50. The registration form (see below) must be RECEIVED by September 15, 2012 in order to avoid the late registration fee of $120.
The registration fee includes a wine reception Friday afternoon, the Friday night banquet, the keynote address, paper presentations and film screenings, as well as juice, coffee, tea, and pastries on Saturday and Sunday. Your banquet menu preference will be taken once we receive your registration.
The keynote speaker is Andrew Murphy, Professor of English and Head of the School of English at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. His keynote address is titled “Adapting the Nation’s Taste: Ireland, Reading and Cultural Nationalism.” He has published extensively both in the field of Irish literature and culture and in Shakespeare Studies. His Irish work includes Seamus Heaney (2nd edition, 2000) and But the Irish Sea Betwixt Us: Ireland, Colonialism, and Renaissance Literature (1999). His work on Shakespeare includes Shakespeare in Print: A History and Chronology of Shakespeare Publishing (2003) and Shakespeare for the People: Working-class Readers, 1800-1900. He is currently working on a study of cultural nationalism in Ireland in the period 1880-1930.
The conference venue is the award-winning Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah, home of the Sundance Film Festival. The Lodge has agreed to offer rooms at the rate of $149.00/night during the conference. Additionally, these rates will apply for up to two nights before and two nights after the conference. Be sure to tell them that you are with ACIS-WEST. For reservations, go to www.steinlodge.com/ or call 1-800-453-1302.
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Please send the completed registration form and your check (made payable to ACIS-West) to Brandie Siegfried at the following address:
Brandie R. Siegfried
ACIS-West Program Chair, 2012
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
You may direct questions to Brandie Siegfried at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please remember: You must be an ACIS member to present at the conference. For ACIS membership information and website, go to http://www.acisweb.com/members.php?type=join.
This conference is sponsored by the American Conference for Irish Studies, the BYU College of Humanities, and the BYU English Department.