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Winners Announced! 2023 International Flann O'Brien Awards

Winners Announced! 2023 International Flann O'Brien Awards

Posted by The Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies on 2023-07-04

Winners Announced! Every two years, to coincide with the International Flann O’Brien Society conference, the Society awards official prizes to the best article/book chapter and best single author or edited monograph on the writing, life, and reception of Brian O'Nolan published over a 2-year period. The 6th Society Awards ceremony took place on Friday 30 June 2023 at the Restaurant Panoramic, at [...]

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2023 International Flann O’Brien Awards Shortlists Announced!

2023 International Flann O’Brien Awards Shortlists Announced!

Posted by The Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies on 2023-05-11

Sincere thanks to all who voted in the 2023 International Flann O'Brien Society Awards. We are delighted to announce the shortlisted candidates below. Based on the public votes, there are 2 shortlisted nominees for Best Book 2021–22, and 5 shortlisted nominees for Best Article 2021–22. The winners will be chosen from the shortlists by impartial judges appointed from outside the Society. The [...]

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New Flann O'Brien Podcast & Launch!

New Flann O'Brien Podcast & Launch!

Posted by The Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies on 2023-04-21

The new Flann O'Brien podcast, "Radio Myles", is now live!Episode 1 is an introduction to Flann O'Brien, with host Toby Harris and his first guest, O'Brien expert Professor Joseph Brooker [YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google].In Episode 2, Toby and Chicago author Vincent Francone discuss why writers should read Flann O'Brien [YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google].In Episode [...]

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2023 International Flann O’Brien Society Awards

2023 International Flann O’Brien Society Awards

Posted by The Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies on 2023-04-04

Longlist and NominationsEvery two years, to coincide with the International Flann O’Brien Society conference, the Society awards two official prizes to the best book-length publication and best essay-length publication on the writing, life, and reception of Brian O'Nolan (pseud. Flann O'Brien, Myles na gCopaleen). We are now opening the nomination process for the 2023 International Flann [...]

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Radio Myles Online Workshop: Programme Announced, Registration Open

Radio Myles Online Workshop: Programme Announced, Registration Open

Posted by The Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies on 2023-03-20

Check out the full schedule of talks and panels for "Radio Myles: Brian O'Nolan and Irish Radio Broadcasting", a one-day online workshop taking place 1 April📻 https://radiomyles.com Register now to receive an invite with the joining details. Attendance & participation are free!

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CFP EXTENSION: 2023 International Flann O'Brien Conference

CFP EXTENSION: 2023 International Flann O'Brien Conference

Posted by Paul Fagan on 2022-12-21

We are pleased to announce that the deadline to Strange Atmospheres: The Seventh International Flann O'Brien Conference has been extended to January 31st, 2023.Details about the CFP are available here.Full information about the event, including travel and registration options, will be published on the conference website shortly.

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Call for Submissions: Online Workshop "Radio Myles"

Call for Submissions: Online Workshop "Radio Myles"

Posted by Paul Fagan on 2022-12-20

Radio Myles: Brian O’Nolan and Irish radio broadcasting Online workshop, 1 April 2023, hosted by Birkbeck, University of London Keynote speakers Professor Esther Leslie, Birkbeck College, University of London Co-author, with Sam Dolbear, of Dissonant Waves: Ernst Schoen and Experimental Sound (London: Goldsmiths, available May 2023)Dr Zan Cammack, Utah Valley [...]

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New Flann O'Brien Book OUT NOW! Dublin Launch 29 November

New Flann O'Brien Book OUT NOW! Dublin Launch 29 November

Posted by "Flann O'Brien: Acting Out" Out Now from Cork University Press on 2022-11-15

Cork University Press invites you to the launch ofFlann O'Brien: Acting Outcourtesy of Dublin Global Gateway, University of Notre Dame O'Connell House, 58 Merrion Square, DublinTuesday 29 November 18:00-19:30 SpeakersDavid Clare (Mary Immaculate College, UL)Paul Fagan (Maynooth University)Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin) All welcome!Edited by Paul Fagan and [...]

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Call for Papers for the 7th International Flann O'Brien Conference at Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

Call for Papers for the 7th International Flann O'Brien Conference at Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

Posted by Ruben Borg on 2022-08-25

Strange Atmospheres:The Seventh International Flann O’Brien Conference The Department of English at Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj,with the International Flann O'Brien Society 27–30 June 2023 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS Joseph Brooker (Birkbeck College, University of London) Flore Coulouma (Université Paris Nanterre) Paul Fagan (Maynooth University) Heather Laird [...]

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Call for Papers for 6th International Flann O'Brien Conference at Boston College (April 2022)

Call for Papers for 6th International Flann O'Brien Conference at Boston College (April 2022)

Posted by Paul Fagan on 2021-12-12

6th Flann O'Brien Society Conference in Boston Announced!Call For Papers OpenFlannagain: In Far AmurikeyVI International Flann O'Brien ConferenceBoston College, 6–10 April 2022Call for Papers Deadline: 28 FebruaryKeynotes: Kevin Barry│Maebh Long│Catherine Flynn│Frank McNally│Fintan O'TooleCall for PapersThe organisers are happy to receive proposed talks on any topic of relevance to [...]

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Winners Announced! 2021 International Flann O'Brien Society Awards

Winners Announced! 2021 International Flann O'Brien Society Awards

Posted by Paul Fagan on 2021-11-14

Winners Announced!Every two years, to coincide with the International Flann O’Brien Society conference, the Society awards official prizes to the best book-length publication and best essay-length publication on the writing, life, and reception of Brian O'Nolan published over a 2-year period.        The 5th Society awards ceremony took place on 27 July 2021 [...]

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Online Book Event at Flann O'Brien Symposium: Katherine Ebury & Alannah Hopkin

Online Book Event at Flann O'Brien Symposium: Katherine Ebury & Alannah Hopkin

Posted by Paul Fagan on 2021-07-16

You are invited to a free online author event as part of110 Myles: Flann O’Brien at a DistanceAn online symposium on the 10th Anniversary ofThe International Flann O'Brien Society   Monday 26 July20.00–21.30 (Dublin Time) Modern Literature & the Death Penalty, 1890–1950 By Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield)Launched by Ruben Borg (The Hebrew University of [...]

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