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Job Vacancy – UCC Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies

Specific Purpose Whole Time Post (Minimum Anticipated Duration of 5 Years) UCC wishes to appoint a visionary leader, researcher and teacher in Theatre to the position of Senior Lecturer (the appointee will be expected to act as Head of Department on commencement and in the future as

Gender, Sexuality, and the City

Performance Ireland. Special Issue. Eds. Shonagh Hill (Author),‎ Cormac O’Brien (Author) Irish Theatre International/Irish Society for Theatre Research Kindle Edition. Carysfort Press. At the core of this special issue of Performance Ireland are two crucial questions: how do gender and sexuality shape these processes of metropolitan being

New Publication: Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre

Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage, edited by Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. Palgrave MacMillan This book addresses the notion posed by Thomas Kilroy in his definition of a playwright’s creative process: ‘We write plays, I feel, in order to populate the stage’. It gathers

ISTR Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

Regions, Ruins and Regeneration I.S.T.R. 2018 | University of Lincoln | 1-2 June, 2018 Keynote Speakers:  Prof Mike Pearson, Aberystwyth University &  Dr Charlotte McIvor, NUI Galway The 2018 ISTR conference invites proposals for papers and practice-based presentations focusing on issues of identity, community and place as they relate to

IASIL PhD Forum 2018 – Call for Applications

Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands Monday 23 July, 9:00-14:00 Tutors will include José Lanters (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Eugene McNulty (DCU), and Ondřej Pilný (Forum convenor, Charles University, Prague). IASIL PhD Forum 2018 Call for Applications The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures wishes to announce

ISTR New Scholars Prize 2018 – Call For Papers

Deadline: 28 February 2018 ISTR runs an annual essay competition for New Scholars. There is no set theme for this competition; rather, candidates are encouraged to submit work drawing on their current research in the area of theatre, drama or performance. New research, or essays developed from

Katie Roche by Teresa Deevy downloadable Research Pack

Following its recently acclaimed production of Katie Roche by Teresa Deevy (directed by Caroline Byrne) the Abbey Theatre (Dublin) has posted a downloadable online Research Pack containing a broad range of material on this important playwright and her work in the Irish dramatic canon. Compiled and researched by Marie Kelly (University College Cork), the pack contains significant