The Georgetown University Global Irish Studies Initiative welcomes you to the website for “Ireland in Space,” the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. The meeting took place at Georgetown University from November 2 to November 4, 2017, and featured over 80 papers on Irish literature, history, art, and politics, along with three exciting plenary events, and a closing reception at the Residence of the Irish Ambassador. Thank you to all those who helped to make this such a special occasion.

We are grateful to our generous sponsors for having made this meeting possible.


Organizing committee:

  • Cóilín Parsons (Assoc. Prof., English Department)
  • Irene Jillson (Assoc. Prof., School of Medicine and School of Nursing and Health Studies)
  • Gerard Mannion (Amaturo Chair in Catholic Studies, Theology Department)