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PhD student writes article about ACIS-West

Holly Smith, a PhD candidate in History at North Carolina State University, published a reflection on her time at ACIS-West 2019. Check it out at https://history.news.chass.ncsu.edu/2019/10/21/acis-west-the-importance-of-community/. Thanks for spreading the word about our organization, Holly!  

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Farewell from Portland

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who joined us in Portland, OR for a terrific ACIS-West 2019 conference. Huge thanks to NK Harrington, Aaron Thornburg, Lee Milligan, and Douglas Byrd for organizing the event and welcoming us to Portland, … Continue reading

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Poetry reading in Portland

ACIS member Rob Carney (Utah Valley University), along with his colleague Scott Poole, will be giving a poetry reading titled “Myths, Sharks, Parrots, & Fables” at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop (523 SE Morrison Street) on Friday (10/11) beginning at 7:00pm! Along … Continue reading

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Keynote Address for ACIS-West 2019

ACIS-West is happy to announce that the Keynote address at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, will be given by Northwest native and University College Cork Lecturer in History, Dr. John Borgonovo. His address is titled “Revolutionary Ireland and the Cork … Continue reading

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Registration for ACIS-West 2019 in Portland is open!

The registration portal for the The 35th annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies-Western Regional (ACIS-West) to be held October 10-12, 2019 in Portland, Oregon is now open! Register to join us in the City of Roses for … Continue reading

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Extended deadline for ACIS-West 2019

The deadline for submitting proposals for ACIS-West in Portland, OR (October 10-12) has been extended to July 26 — please see the revised CFP and spread the word!  

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Hotel info for ACIS-West 2019

The conference hotel for ACIS-West 2019 is the Embassy Suites Hotel Portland – Downtown, 319 SW Pine Street, Portland, Oregon, 97204-2726. Our organization has negotiated a block of standard two-room suites at the group rate of $195/night plus occupancy taxes, … Continue reading

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