The Theatre and Films of Conor McPherson – Conspicuous Communities

by: Eamonn Jordan | Series Editor(s): Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., Patrick Lonergan The spellbinding premiere of The Weir at the Royal Court in 1997 was the first of many works to bring Conor McPherson to the attention of the theatre-going public. Acclaimed plays followed, including Shining City, The Seafarer, The …

ISTR 2018 – Registration Open

Regions, Ruins and Regeneration I.S.T.R. 2018 / 1-2 June, University of Lincoln Registration for ISTR 2018 can be viewed and booked now on the Online store. Travelling to Lincoln: Lincoln is one of England’s heritage cities, home to one of Europe’s finest cathedrals and a 1215 Magna Carta …

Theatre Connects Symposium 2018

Performative Pathways Between Schools, Universities and the Wider Community Friday, 25 May – 12.00 – 16.30 Venue: Creative Zone, Boole Library, Main Campus, University College Cork Theatre can help us to build our future, rather than just waiting for it. Augusto Boal The organisers and contributors to this symposium …

Perforum Conference 2018 – CFP

PERFORUM – 20th – 21st June, 2018 – CFP Deadline: Friday, 18th May 2018 POSTGRADUATE ARTS PRACTICE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 2018 The Department of Theatre and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Performance Practices University College Cork  in collaboration with Cork Midsummer Festival 2018 present: CHANGING THEATRES: DRAMATURGY AND CONTEMPORARY THEATRE PRACTICE AND RESEARCH The …

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 required); …

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 by …

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 eclectic …

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 theatre …

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 an …