Category: Announcements

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 …

Brian Friel

The Irish Society for Theatre Research is hugely saddened today to learn of the loss of Brian Friel, the inspirational and much loved playwright whose work has had a deep and long lasting impact on Irish theatre. adfad Our thoughts and wishes are with his family at this very sad …

ISTR New Scholars Prize 2015

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. New research, or essays developed from papers presented at the preceding conference are welcome. The New Scholars’ Prize is awarded to …

ISTR Comedy & Performance WG – Facebook Group

In order to facilitate interaction among members or anyone interested in Comedy & Performance, Dr Eric Weitz has created a Facebook Group. Please, feel free to join the conversation. The ISTR Working Group on Comedy is for anyone interested in the fact that people laugh and (perhaps more …