Montag, 11. Dezember 2017, 18:30 - 20:30 iCal

Irish Studies Night

Presentation of Papers and Discussion

English and American Studies Library (TV-Room)
Spitalgasse 2/4, Hof 8.2, 1090 Wien


This event brings together a panel of leading international scholars in the field of Irish Studies. Irish and Northern Irish literature and culture will be explored from a variety of perspectives, encompassing a range of texts from the modern to the contemporary.




6.30 p.m.


Karin Lach, Dieter Fuchs

6.45 p.m.

“Tidal Drift”: Reading the Coastal in Contemporary Irish Fiction

Anne Fogarty

7.15 p.m.

Spectrality and Trauma in the Work of Willie Doherty

Shane Alcobia-Murphy

7.45 p.m.

The Viennese “Lieber Augustin”-Song as an Austrian Counterpart

of Finnegans Wake

Dieter Fuchs


Each paper will be followed by a discussion – audience participation is welcome!

The event is open to students, staff, and the general public.


Photo: Tamara Radak

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Centre for Irish Studies


Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Dieter Fuchs
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Centre for Irish Studies