Irish Studies Symposium 2012

Symposium 2012

April 20th, Université de Lausanne

at Ferme de Dorigny, UNIL Dorigny

Travel Information

10.30 Opening in La Ferme, UNIL Dorigny

10.45: Anouk Busset (UNIL) Patronage and Propaganda in Early Medieval Ireland and Scotland: the Stone Monuments

11.15: Kim McCone (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) The construction and deconstruction of a Celtic identity

12.00: Shane Walshe (UZH) Ticking the Boxes: A Hollywood View of Ireland and the Irish

12.30 Lunch (own arrangements)

14.00: Fritz Senn (James Joyce Foundation) How Joyce Keeps Translating Himself

14.45: Steve Colman (NUI Maynooth) Speech genres and language contact in the Irish Gaeltacht

15.30 Coffee break

16.00: Doris Edel (Prof. Erem. University of Utrecht) Medb of Crúachain and the Empress Matilda: literature and politics in 12th century Leinster

16.45: Sarah Erni (UZH) Of tall tales, sundry signs and one belittled boy: Investigating forms of contact between Cú Chulainn and the Connacht Army

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