Decolonization and the Start of the ‘Troubles’

By Simon Prince- When Dungannon Urban District Council met in May 1963, a crowd of women and children were outside protesting its unfair housing policies. One of the picketers had a placard with the slogan ‘If Our Religion Is Against Us Ship Us to Little Rock’. Nine months later, families living in an old military... Continue Reading →

What would a feminist Northern Irish studies look like?

By Caroline Magennis Like all of the readers of this blog, my own scholarship sits at the intersection of multiple disciplinary interests. I work on Northern Irish fiction, but of course I also attend conferences in Irish Studies and contemporary literary studies. This post, then, will be a reflection on what it has meant for... Continue Reading →

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