Friday, October 29, 2010

Edmund Hogan’s Onomasticon Goedelicum at UCC

The Joint Twelfth Annual Irish Texts Society Seminar / Third International Conference on the Early Medieval Toponymy of Ireland and Scotland will be held on 6 November 2010 at University College Cork.  The subject of this year's event is Edmund Hogan’s Onomasticon Goedelicum (1910-2010).  Those who wish to attend the talks must register by 1 November 2010.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Call for papers extended -- Vernacular Architecture Conference

The call for papers for the conference entitled 'New Light on Vernacular Architecture: Studies in Britain, Ireland, and the Isle of Man' has been extended until 31 January 2011.  Paper proposals dealing with any aspect of 'vernacular architecture from the British Isles' should be sent to Dr. Catriona Mackie.  The conference itself will take place in Douglas on the Isle of Man on 22-25 June 2011.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

ZCP 57 (2009/2010)

Volume 57 of Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie has been mailed to subscribers.  In addition to the regular book reviews, this issue includes 12 articles and notes in German and English:
  • 'Glückwunschnote der Herausgeber an Karl Horst Schmidt zu seinem 80. Geburtstag' by the editors,
  • 'The plant names in Marcellus' "De Medicamentis"' by Alderik H. Blom,
  • 'Where have all the object pronouns gone? The growth of object agreement in earlier Celtic' by Joseph F. Eska,
  • 'On "double-nasal" presents in Celtic and Indo-European and a new Irish sound law' by Benjamin W. Fortson IV,
  • 'The provenance of the Book of Leinster' by Gearóid Mac Eoin,
  • 'Bratonio Gratias: Bemerkungen zu festlandkeltischen Onomastik und Phraseologie', by Torsten Meissner,
  • 'Das Hieronymuszeugnis und der Tod des Gallischen', by Torsten Meissner,
  • 'Die irischen Weltannalen und Beda' by Jürgen Schmidt,
  • 'Mit cen ,ohne' negierte Komplemente im Altirischen', by Karin Stüber,
  • 'Altirisch arae ,Wagenlenker', aithesc , Antwort', keltische Präverbien auf *-i und die frühe Apokope von *-i', by Jürgen Uhlich,
  • 'Luarth teulu: Ikonische Syntax und intendierte Mehrdeutigkeit in der altkymrischen Dichtung', by Stefan Zimmer, and
  • 'Irish úaine, French oignon "onion"', by Stefan Zimmer.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Call for Papers -- Irish-Language Children's Literature Conference

The call for papers has just been announced for the First International Irish-Language Children's Literature conference, which will be held at St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra, 8-9 April 2011.  Paper proposals of 250 words on any aspect of Irish-language children's literature should be sent to the conference organizer, Dr. Ríona Nic Congáil, by 20 December 2010.  Further details can be found on the conference blog.