Schedule of EVents
The Irish Studies Colloquium for this year is loosely organized around a conversation about the past and future of Irish publishing and the influences of new media forms. It is also a space for scholars in the New England area to discuss their recent work.
Schedule of Events
Coffee and Breakfast
Welcome and Introduction
Kevin Barry & Olivia Smith on Irish Publishing
Joycestick: Conversation with Joe Nugent
Roundtable on New Research in Irish Studies
Upcoming Events and Projects at BC
Professor James H. Murphy, Interim Director of Irish Studies at Boston College, will offer introductory remarks to open the colloquium.
Olivia Smith and Kevin Barry
Olivia Smith and Kevin Barry will be in conversation with Andrew Kuhn about current trends in Irish literary publishing and book design.
Joycestick: A Gamification of Ulysses
Joe Nugent and his students preview the latest version of their virtual reality project which takes you into James Joyce's Dublin and the world of Ulysses.
Showcase for New Research in Irish Studies
Faculty and graduate students from the New England area and beyond preview their latest research and discuss the future of Irish Studies. Presenters include: Marjorie Howes, Rob Savage, Richard Kearney, James H. Murphy, Kelly Matthews, Patrick Mullen, Vera Kreilkamp, Stephanie Scott, and others.