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 

9.30am

10.00am

10.15am

11.00am

12.00pm

1.30pm

3.00pm

3.30pm

Coffee and Breakfast

Welcome and Introduction

Kevin Barry & Olivia Smith on Irish Publishing

Joycestick: Conversation with Joe Nugent

Lunch

Roundtable on New Research in Irish Studies

Upcoming Events and Projects at BC

Reception


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Colloquium Opening

Professor James H. Murphy, Interim Director of Irish Studies at Boston College, will offer introductory remarks to open the colloquium.  

 
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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.  

 
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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.