Thursday, January 24, 2013

Dooley Festschrift Available for Pre-Order

Gablánach in Scélaigecht: Celtic Studies in Honour of Ann Dooley edited by Sarah Sheehan, Joanne Findon, and Westley Follett is now available for pre-order on the Four Courts Press website.  The volume, which contains contributions from a number of CSANA members, is scheduled for publication in April 2013.

(And before anyone asks, yes, the honorand was aware of the festschrift before this post went live.)

Monday, January 21, 2013

Online Irish-language Book Club is an online Irish-language book club that encourages people to improve their Irish by reading a new book each month.  Here are the selections for January through June 2013:
  • Gonta by hAlex Hijmans (January)
  • An Litir by Liam Mac Cóil (February)
  • An Bealach Cóir by Pól Ó Muirí (March)
  • Dúil by Liam Ó Flaithearta (April)
  • Gealach by Seán Mac Mathúna (May)
  • Gearrscéalta ár Linne ed. Brian Ó Conchubhair (June)
To join in the discussion, visit the website.

Oideas Gael Courses 2013

Oideas Gael, the school of Irish language and culture located in Donegal, has just released its program for 2013.  Week-long courses for adults begin in late March and run through August.  For a complete list of programs as well as tuition and registration information, visit the Oideas Gael website.

Bangor University Summer Schools 2013

Bangor University is offering two summers school programs this year.  The first is an intensive Welsh-language course which will be held June 24 through July 5 (or from June 17 through July 5 for absolute beginners).  The second is an interdisciplinary course on Literature, History, and Archaeology which will be held 8-19 July.  For more information on these classes, including an optional Dig Week at the Iron Age site of Meillionydd, visit the university's website.

Call for Papers -- Australian Celtic Conference 2013

The call for papers is still open for the Eighth Australian Conference of Celtic Studies, which will be held 11-14 June 2013 at the University of Sydney.  Abstracts of 250 words or less are due to Professor Anders Ahlqvist by 15 February 2013.  Once complete, the conference program will be posted on the University of Sydney Celtic Studies website.