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2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH

Athens, GA, December 2-3

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2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH

Athens, GA, December 2-3

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2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH

Athens, GA, December 2-3

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2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH

Athens, GA, December 2-3

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Athens, GA, December 2-3

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2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH

Athens, GA, December 2-3

The 2022 American Conference for Irish Studies / SOUTH will take place December 2-3, 2022 in Athens, Georgia.

Please join us for conversations, readings and performances with curators, musicians, writers, artists and thinkers from around the world.

The Dec. 2 plenary panel will feature Geraldine Higgins, Emory University (Moderator); Peter O’Neill, University of Georgia; Kerry Neville, Georgia College; Lisa Godson, National College of Art and Design; Annie Fletcher, Director, Irish Museum of Modern Art; and Howard Keeley, Georgia Southern University.

The Dec. 3 plenary panel will feature Nicholas Allen, University of Georgia (Moderator); Marilynn Richtarik, Georgia State University; Caoimhe nic Dháibhéid, University of Sheffield; Eve Patten, Trinity College Dublin; John O’Brennan, Maynooth University; and Kim Mawhinney, Senior Curator of Art, Ulster Museum, National Museums NI.

The Dec. 3 evening closing event will feature readings by novelist Rónán Hession and poets LeAnne Howe and Adrian Rice, with music by Cicada Rhythm.

Our theme is ‘Border Crossings’. Please refer to the Registration page for information on how to attend and participate.

ACIS / South 2022 is presented with the generous support of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at UGA.

We’d love to see you all here to share, talk and enjoy good company in America’s best college town.