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In Memoriam: Jeanne Armstrong

We are sad to share news of the passing of longtime ACIS-West member Jeanne Armstrong. Dr. Armstrong was a specialist in Irish literature and culture, postcolonial and gender theory, genocide and human rights, and indigenous cultures in the American west. … Continue reading

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Two upcoming Irish Studies conferences

Concordia University will host its annual graduate conference on “Irish Spaces,” March 2-3 (CFP courtesy of Camille Harrigan). Submissions due Jan. 5; see call for papers for details. ACIS National will take place at University College Cork from June 18-22. … Continue reading

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Farewell from ACIS-West 2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a wonderful conference weekend in Spokane! Special thanks go out to Donna Potts, who organized an excellent conference and who will also be taking over as the next ACIS-West Treasurer. Thanks also … Continue reading

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Conference Program

We look forward to seeing familiar faces and welcoming new members at ACIS-West 2017 in Spokane, WA this weekend! The conference program can be downloaded here. We will post photos and highlights throughout the weekend, including the winner of this … Continue reading

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Registration and Hotel for ACIS-West 2017

Registration for ACIS West at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane Oct. 19-22 is available at https://acisweb.org/regionals/western/register/ . For those of you who are presenting, please be sure to register ASAP so your name will appear on the program. Whether or not you’re presenting, we … Continue reading

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Deadline extended for ACIS-West 2017

The deadline to submit proposals for ACIS-West in Spokane has been extended to July 31. The theme is “Ireland, Irish America, and Work.” See the call for papers for details and submission instructions. Please help us spread the word to … Continue reading

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Announcing ACIS-West 2017: Ireland, Irish America, and Work (Spokane, WA Oct. 19-22)

We are excited to announce the 33rd annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies – West, held in Spokane, Washington  October 19-22, 2017 at the historic Davenport Hotel. The theme of the conference is “Ireland, Irish America, and … Continue reading

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