Southern Chapter • AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR IRISH STUDIES • Annual Conference 2016
Registration costs $200 (or $125 for current students). In addition to all conference sessions, this amount includes: morning coffee and pastries on Friday and Saturday; snacks during the day on Friday and Saturday; the annual ACIS-South business lunch on Friday; and a party Saturday night. Also covered by the registration fee is the post-keynote conference dinner on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, right down Peachtree Street from the conference hotel. Wrap up your first-day conference experience with great Southern cooking and live music!
The only way to register for this conference is with a check made out to Marilynn Richtarik and mailed to:
Marilynn Richtarik • 194 Avery Street • Decatur, GA 30030
To ensure an accurate count for the caterers, please indicate via a note with your check whether or not you will attend (a) the conference dinner on Thursday and (b) the business lunch on Saturday. Thank you!
Venue Downtown Atlanta
Most conference sessions occur in 25 Park Place, a modern building belonging to Georgia State University, one of the Southeast's leading research universities. The official conference hotel—Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown—is just two blocks away, and prior to 5:00 pm on March 26, 2016, conference attendees can avail of specially discounted room and parking rates.
Conference registration of $200 (or $125 for current students) includes not just all conference sessions and the keynote address, but also the conference dinner on Thursday; the ACIS-South business lunch on Friday; and a concluding party on Saturday night. In addition, it covers morning coffee and pastries—plus some daytime snacks—on Friday and Saturday.
Keynote Prof. Roy Foster
The Carroll Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, University of Oxford—and the author of such studies as Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1923 (Oxford University Press, 2014)—Roy Foster plays prominent public roles in the United Kingdom and Ireland, writing for mainstream publications, broadcasting, and giving public lectures.