International Ph.D Seminar, Prague, 2019


The 5th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies, Prague

13 September 2019

Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Conference Committee: Markéta Pospíšilová, James Little and Ondřej Pilný

Conference venue: Faculty of Arts main building, Palachovo nám. 2, Prague 1, 1st floor, Room 111

Conference Programme

9:00–9:30 Registration and coffee

9:30–9:45 Opening remarks

9:45–10:45 Panel 1: (Chair: Ondřej Pilný)

Josh Newman, Who is a Citizen?: James Joyce and the Question of Irish Nationalism

(respondent: Markéta Pospíšilová)

Erin Cunningham, ‘What source is not a multilingual mud?’: European Legacies of the

Modern Irish Sonnet (respondent: Irina Yakovenko)

10:45–11:00 Coffee

11:00–12:00 Panel 2: (Chair: James Little)

Maelle Le Roux, Impact of the European Ideological Conflicts on the Nationalist

Representations in the Capuchin Annual (1930-1977) (respondent: Ondřej Pilný)

Hannah Rice, The Semiotics of an Irish Border Town: A View of the Linguistic Landscape

(respondent: James Little)

12:00–13:30 Lunch break

13:30–14:30 Panel 3: (Chair: Markéta Pospíšilová)

Marit Meinhold, Reconnecting with European Roots: Greek Tragedy in Contemporary

Ireland (respondent: Clare Wallace)

Irina Yakovenko, You Can’t Go Home Again: Irish and Ukrainian Immigrants in Contemporary American Literature (respondent: Erin Cunningham)

14:30–14:45 Coffee

14:45–15:45 Panel Session on Research, Publication and Career Building

Presented by Dr Lisa Fitzpatrick (Ulster University) and Prof. Ondřej Pilný (Charles University)

15:45–16:00 Concluding remarks

18:30 Conference Dinner at Restaurace u Dvou koček (Uhelný trh 10, Praha 1)