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 …

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 archival …

CFP – PERFORUM 2017 POSGRADUATE CONFERENCE

Body Activities Practice-as-research at the intersection between embodied practice and theory. 19th & 20th June in the Firkin Crane, the Home of Dance. A collaboration between Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Music and Theatre, UCC, Cork Midsummer Festival,  The Firkin Crane, The Triskel Arts Centre & The Guest House Deadline …

ISTR 2017 – Registration

Performance And Revolution I.S.T.R. 2017 / 28-29 APRIL, University of Nottingham Registration for ISTR 2017 at the University of Nottingham can be viewed and booked now on the Online store. On-campus accommodation can also be booked through the online store when registering for the conference, further details of …

Job Vacancy – UCC Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies

Job Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Closing Date for Applications:  28 Feb 2017 School: School Of Music and Theatre Contract Type: Specified Purpose Whole-Time Job Type: Academic Salary: €31,821 – €56,967 Specific Purpose -Anticipated duration 2 Years UCC wishes to appoint an experienced practitioner whose practice-based expertise will complement the existing DTS staff profile. We seek …

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP – ISTR Conference 2017

Performance And Revolution I.S.T.R. 2017 / 28-29 April, University of Nottingham CFP Deadline: 8 February 2017 In this conference we invite speakers to reflect on revolution in performance. How has theatre and performance staged revolution? What narratives of revolution have shaped the production and reception of performance? How …