UGA downtown



Conference events were held at the UGA Delta Innovation Hub, 210 Spring St., unless otherwise noted.

Friday 2nd December

4 – 5 pm: Registration

5:15 pm: Welcome remarks from Caoimhe Ní Chonchúir, Consul General of Ireland, Atlanta

5:30 – 6:45 pm: Plenary Conversation

7 – 8:30 pm: Reception at Wall & Broad, 345 E. Broad St.

Saturday 3rd December

10 am – 12 pm: Panel Discussions

  • Border Crossings
  • Intersectional Irelands
  • Ireland and the American South
  • Women’s Health
  • Queer Politics across Borders
  • Partition and the Future
  • Irish Studies and the Environmental Humanities

12 – 1:45 pm: Lunch

2 – 4 pm: Plenary Conversation

5 – 7 pm: Pre-closing event at Creature Comforts Brewing Co., 271 W Hancock Ave.

7 – 10 pm: Closing Reception at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave., with readings by novelist Rónán Hession and poets LeAnne Howe and Adrian Rice, and music by Cicada Rhythm.


ACIS 2022 Steering Committee

Chair: Nicholas Allen (University of Georgia)

Nathalie Anderson (Swarthmore)
Rand Brandes (Lenoir-Rhyne University)
Cara Delay (College of Charleston)
Makenzie Fitzgerald (Emory University)
Geraldine Higgins (Emory University)
Jeff Holdridge (Wake Forest University)
Howard Keeley (Georgia Southern University)
Joseph Kelly (College of Charleston)
Kathryn Kirkpatrick (Appalachian State University)
Jennifer Knight (University of South Florida)
Matthew Knight (University of South Florida)
Bryan McGovern (Kennesaw State University)
James McNaughton (University of Alabama)
Ed Madden (University of South Carolina)
Kelly Matthews (Framingham University)
Kerry Neville (Georgia College)
Peter O’Neill (University of Georgia)
Nathanael O’Reilly (University of Texas at Arlington)
Marilynn Richtarik (Georgia State University)
Aidan Wasley (University of Georgia)