Call for papers: Young in Ireland, Old in America

The European Association for American Studies Biennial Conference, "Forever Young"? The Changing Images of America, will take place March 26-29, 2010 in Dublin. There is a call for papers for the workshop "Young in Ireland, Old in America: Irish-American Communities of Thought," which aims to build on and expand the parameters of recent scholarship on Irish America and to unsettle some of the most problematic aspects of the Grand Narrative of Irish emigration to the U.S. The workshop will also address the importance of new strands of engagement with America in Ireland itself and the growing influence of the United States in Irish contemporary culture. Please submit papers to Sinead Moynihan ( or Marisa Ronan ( by December 1, 2009.

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