Liberty, Nationalism, and Revolution in Ireland


Conferees used the history of the Irish independence movement to consider questions about the nature of liberty and its relationship to nationalism, national identity, and political independence.


Conference Readings

Parnell, Charles Stewart. "Speech on Second Reading of Home Rule Bill 7th June 1886" (Hansard 1168 - 1185).

Ulster Covenant and Women’s Covenant.

Manifesto of the Irish Volunteers.

Proclamation of the Irish Republic.

Parliamentary Speeches on the Home Rule Crisis. London. 1912, 1914.

Collins, Michael. A Path to Freedom. Dublin: NuVisions Publications, 2005.

Coogan, Tim Pat. 1916: The Easter Rising. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2001.

Davitt, Michael. The Land League Proposal: a Statement for Honest and Thoughtful Men. London: Glasgow, 1884.

Fanning, Ronan. Fatal Path: British Government and Irish Revolution 1910–1922. London: Faber & Faber, 2013.

Fanning, Ronan. Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016.

Foster, R. F. Modern Ireland 1600–1972. London: Penguin, 1989.

Foster, R. F. Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890–1923. London: Penguin, 2014.

Gregory, Lady Augusta. Gods and Fighting Men. London: John Murray, 1904.

Gregory, Lady Augusta. Poets and Dreamers: Studies and Translations From the Irish. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1903.

Hyde, Douglas. The Revival of Irish Literature: Addresses by Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, KCMG, Dr. George Sigerson, and Dr. Douglas Hyde. London: T Fisher Unwin, 1904.

Kipling, Rudyard. “Ulster 1912.” Kipling Society. http://www.kiplingsociety.co.uk/poems_ulster.htm (April 5, 2017).

Kissane, Noel. Parnell: A Documentary History. Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 1991.

Lyons, F. S. L. Ireland Since the Famine. London: Fontana Press, 1985.

Parnell, Charles Stewart. Words of the Dead Chief. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2009.

Pearse, Patrick. The Coming Revolution: Political Speeches and Writings of Patrick Pearse. Blackrock: Mercier Press, 2012.

Pearse, Patrick. Collected Works of Pádraic H. Pearse: Political Writings and Speeches. Dublin: The Phoenix Publishing Co., LTD., 1916.

Yeats, William Butler. "Easter, 1916." Literature Network. http://www.online-literature.com/yeats/779/ (9/22/06).