Irish Studies Würzburg

    ISWÜ Newsletter Summer Term 2022




    Dear colleagues, students, and friends of ISWÜ,

    we are delighted to announce the following courses, guest lectures, symposia, and extracurricular activities for the summer term 2022:



    ISWÜ members and guest lecturers will be offering the following courses for students:

    • Prof. Dr. Ina Bergmann: History in Stories: The New American, Irish, and Irish American Novel #ISWÜ (04093048)
    • Prof. Dr. Manfred Schewe (University College Cork, Ireland): Irish Studies in the EFL Classroom #ISWÜ #WueHybrid: Exploring Performative Approaches to Language, Literature and Culture – With a Special Focus on Ireland (04097331) (early registration 21.03.-08.04.2022)
    • Dr. Ninja Schulz: Celtic Englishes #ISWÜ (04092474)
    • Aimée Waha, M.A.: Landeskunde Ireland #ISWÜ (04093630)
    • Elisabeth Zlotos: Traditional Songs in England, Scotland and Ireland: Oral Literature, Musical Practices and Cultural Mediations #ISWÜ (04091400)

    For registration (04.04-12.04.2022), please see WueStudy: https://wuestudy.zv.uni-wuerzburg.de



    All participation in ISWÜ courses and events can now be documented for students on three ISWÜ certificates, one of them also allowing to earn ECTS for FSQ and Freier Bereich: Irish Studies Würzburg #ISWÜ #WueOnline (04099990). For more information, please see: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/teaching/certificates/



    We are now offering Digital Humanities & Irish Studies internships for JMU students in cooperation with CELT at University College Cork, Ireland. For more information, please see: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/teaching/internships/


    Inaugural John Millington Synge Lecture (via Zoom):

    • April 28, 2022, 6-8 pm c.t. (CET): Prof. Patrick Lonergan, MRIA (National University of Ireland, Galway): “Re-reading JM Synge in an Era of Climate Crisis” #WueOnline, supported by Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg and the Embassy of Ireland

    For more information and registration, please see: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/aktuelles/single/news/inaugural-john-millington-synge-lecture/


    Guest Lecture:

    • June 21, 2022, 6-8 pm c.t. (CET): Prof. Dr. Raymond Hickey (Universität Duisburg-Essen): “Nineteenth-Century Irish English Correspondence” #WueHybrid, in cooperation with English Linguistics

    For more information and registration, please see: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/aktuelles/single/news/prof-raymond-hickey-19th-century-irish-english-correspondence/



    • July 1, 2022, 9 am-6.30 pm (CET): "History in Stories: The Irish Past and the Challenges of the Present“, supported by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung and the Embassy of Ireland

    For more information and registration, please see: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/aktuelles/single/news/history-in-stories-the-irish-past-and-the-challenges-of-the-present/


    Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg:

    A range of extracurricular activities open to all colleagues and students will be organised by our cooperation partner, Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg: https://www.dig-wuerzburg.de/veranstaltungen-termine/



    Videos of some of the past ISWÜ events can be found on our website: https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/video-podcasts/videocasts/


    Social Media:

    You can also find us (and follow us) on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter:

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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/irishstudieswue




    For the winter term, we are excited to announce a guest lecture by Monica Brandis (Free University of Bolzano, Italy): "Operation Shamrock" on November 24, 2022, 10-12 am c.t.


    Please stay tuned for more exciting news. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our events!

    Prof. Dr. Ina Bergmann, Prof. Dr. Maria Eisenmann, and the whole team of
    Irish Studies Würzburg (ISWÜ)