Current Thoughts, Future Practices
Irish Society for Theatre Research Symposium
25 Feb 2012, Project Theatre @ The Cube
10:00-11:15 Panel 1: ‘Theatre Now: Current Thoughts and Future Practices’
Patrick Mason, Raymond Keane, Mary Moynihan,Graham Whybrow. Chair: Eric Weitz – Trinity College Dublin
11:15-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:45 Panel 2: ‘Racing, lepping, dancing and the Lord knows what’: Rethinking the parameters of Irish theatre history’
Lionel Pilkington, Mark Phelan, Lillis Ó Laoire. Chair: Cathy Leeney – University College Dublin
12:45-13:30 Working groups, introduction & breakaway session:
Historiography / Comedy / Gender / Class
14:30-15:30 Keynote – Jane Taylor “On Not Keeping Body and Soul Together: an event in the history of the self.”
Chair: Paul Murphy – Queen’s University Belfast
15:30-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:00 Panel 3: ‘Theatre Now: Current Thoughts and Future Practices’
Thomas Kilroy, Willie White, Kellie Hughes, Jim Culleton. Chair: Rhona Trench – Institute of Technology, Sligo
Book launches and wine reception upstairs
- Focus 2012: Interfaces Between Irish and European Theatre, Journal, editor Maria Kurdi, Launched by Melissa Sihra.
- Staging Thought: Essays on Irish Theatre, Scholarship and Practice, editor Rhona Trench, Launched by Stephen Rea.
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