Schedule

ACIS 2013 Chicago
Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, April 10th
2:00 - 5:30
Registration
3:30 - 5:00
Session 1
5:30 - 7:30 Opening Reception: Salon 1 Ballroom
Thursday, April 11th
8:15 - 9:45
Session 2
10:00 - 11:30
Session 3
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch Break

Past President's Lunch

Special Performance: Rob Doggett and Timothy Caughlin (SUNY Geneseo), 'Peculiarly Beautiful:' An Attempt to Re-enact Yeats's Chanted Poetry Accompanied by the Psalter (room TBA)
12:30 - 2:00
Session 4
2:15 - 3:45
Session 5
4:00 - 5:15
Plenary: James H. Murphy, "Meet the Ancestors: The Present Importance of the Lost Novelists of Ireland's Past" (Introduction, Ciara Breathnach)
5:30 - 7:00
Reading: Jamie O'Connell, Glenn Patterson
Friday, April 12th
8:30 - 10:00
Session 6
10:15 - 11:45
Session 7
11:45 - 1:00
Lunch Break

ACIS Executive Lunch
1:00 - 2:15
Plenary: Christine Cusick, "Delicate Descriminations: Irish Studies and (Re)imagining Ecological Place" (Introduction by James Fairhall, DePaul University)
2:30 - 4:00
Session 8
4:00
Book Launch, James S. Rogers, ed., Extended Family
4:15 - 5:45
Session 9

Film Screening: Mairead Farrell: An Unfinished Conversation (Loopline Films, 2013) Q and A will follow with Briona Nic Dhiarmada, Martina Durac (director), Vanessa Gildea (producer)
6:00 - 7:00
Book Launch, Queen's University, Belfast

Friday evening: Open-Eyed, Full-Throated: A Showcase of ACIS Poets (time and place to be determined)
Saturday, April 13th
9:00 - 10:30
Session 10
10:45 - 12:00
Plenary: Ciaran O'Neill, "Education and Social Class in Ireland - Past and Present" (Introduction by Tim McMahon)
12:00 - 1:00
AGM and Lunch - Awards Ceremony
1:00
Book Launch, Eamonn Wall, ed., On Irish Literature and Identities (Arlen House, 2013).
1:00 - 2:30
Session 11
2:45 - 4:15
Session 12
6:00
ACIS Banquet

  

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