This online symposium celebrates the launch of the Cambridge University Press six-volume essay series Irish Literature in Transition (2020), a new and dynamic account of Ireland’s literary history over 300 years. The event is a collaboration between the Trinity Long Room Hub and the British Association for Irish Studies 2020 online conference.
Introductory remarks from Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (TCD) and Professor Patricia Coughlan (UCC), followed by a panel discussion with the individual volume editors, chaired by Professor Chris Morash (TCD).
Welcome address from Jane Ohlmeyer
Patricia Coughlan on the significance of the series Chris Morash – introduction and panel interview with the editors
In conversation with the general editors, Claire Connolly (UCC) and Marjorie Howes (Boston College), with some comment on their own edited volumes (Claire Connolly, vol 2, 1780 – 1830; Marjorie Howes, vol 4, 1880-1940)
Prof Moyra Haslett (QUB), vol 1, 1700-1780
Prof Matthew Campbell (U of York), vol 3, 1830 -1880
Prof Eve Patten (TCD), vol 5, 1940 -1980
Profs Eric Falci (UC Berkeley) and Prof Paige Reynolds (College of the Holy Cross), vol 6 (1980 – 2020)