Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Summer Schools in Irish Studies --- Limerick 2011

Mary Immaculate College in Limerick will once again play host to a series of Summer Schools in Irish Studies.  The first session will take place 6 June to 17 June 2011 and include the following courses -- Old Irish Language (beginners), Modern Irish Language (beginners), Celtic Liturgical Music, and Georgian Ireland / Protestant Ascendancy.  The second session will run from 20 June to 1 July 2011 and include Old Irish Language (intermediate), Irish Folklore, Celtic Spirituality and Pilgrimage, and Irish Genealogy and Genetics.  Tuition for each class is 350 euro plus 350 euro for on campus B&Bs.

A website for the summer school is currently in the works.  Until then, students can contact the organizers for more information.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Cambridge Colloquium -- Call for Papers

The Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge is hosting an interdisciplinary conference for M.A. and Ph.D. students under the title 'Colliding Words'.  The conference will be held on 26 February 2011 on their campus.  Paper proposals of 250 words should be sent to conference organizers by 13 December 2010.