‘The Plays of Maura Laverty: Liffey Lane, Tolka Row, A Tree in the Crescent’ edited by Cathy Leeney and Deirdre McFeely

We are pleased to highlight this important publication, which brings together these works of Irish playwright Maura Laverty for the first time. ISBN 9781802077902 Publication Date May 2023 Publisher Liverpool University Press For more information on this publication click visit the Liverpool University Press website. Books Ireland, November …

Call for Papers: Ilha do Desterro Special Issue

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literature in English and Cultural Studies Special Issue: “Women Creators: Representations of Space and Place in Women’s Writing” (publication in May/June 2025) Abstract deadline: 06 May 2024 | Research articles by: 04 November 2024 Guest Editors: Dr Alinne Balduino P. Fernandes, …

ISTR Postgraduate Forum 

The Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR) is hosting a forum for PhD researchers in the field of Drama, Theatre, and Performance. This online event offers participants an opportunity to receive feedback on their research from established academics. It aims to forge connections between international postgraduate researchers and …

New Scholars Prize 2024 – Call for Papers

Deadline: 1st March, 2024 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 drama, theatre and performance. New research or essays developed from papers …

Documentary Theatre: New Perspectives and Practices

O’Donoghue Centre, University of Galway | 10am – 5pm, 23 June, 2023 This symposium event will bring together eminent researchers of documentary theatre to discuss international perspectives & practices. In an era of contested truths, divisive political strategy and distrust of mainstream media, documentary theatre has become an …

ISTR Conference 2023 – Schedule

SCHEDULE Balancing Acts: ISTR 2023 University of Galway, May 5-6 Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 24th February 2023   Sponsored by the University of Galway and Irish Theatre Institute in association with Dundalk Institute of Technology