Call for papers: Irish Masculinities

Irish Masculinities: An Interdisciplinary Conference is scheduled to take place Feb. 26-27, 2010 at Queen's University, Belfast. The aim of this conference to draw this diverse body of researchers together to locate and theorize Irish masculinities for the first time within the specific context of Irish Studies. Papers of 20 minutes' duration are invited on themes which may include, but are not limited to: Representations of masculinity in Irish literature, the Irish male on stage and screen, Irish masculinities and socio-cultural taboos, sport and the Irish male, historicising Irish masculinity and performing Irish masculinities. Please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words by Dec. 15, 2009 to Caroline Magennis and Raymond Mullen at

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