ISTR Conference 2016

Conversations on Collaborations Waterford Institute of Technology Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd April 2016 CALL FOR CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS Theatre facilitates polyphonic and dialogic collaborations across time, culture and artistic discipline and ISTRatWIT 2016 aims to create a forum for practitioners and researchers of all disciplines to explore and share …

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 …

Job Vacancy – UCD Lecturer in Anglo-Irish Drama

The School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin, seeks to appoint a lecturer in Anglo-Irish Drama. The lecturer will teach in the BA programme in English and in the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama. The successful candidate will have expertise in the field of twentieth-century …

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 2015 – Book of Abstracts

Tradition, Transition and Transformation: Performance and Cultural Dynamics The Institute of Technology, Tralee in association with the Irish Society for Theatre Research Friday 22nd May and Saturday 23rd May 2015 IT Tralee, Solás Building, North Campus, Dromtacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry The Book of Abstracts (pdf) is now available for download. …

European Journal of Humour Research – Call For Papers

Special Issue: Humour and Social Media Editor: Dr Eric Weitz, Trinity College Dublin Now accepting abstract submissions for a special issue of the European Journal of Humour Research, titled, ‘Humour and Social Media’. The proliferation and widespread use of social media like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, …

ISTR 2015 – Final Schedule

Tradition, Transition and Transformation: Performance and Cultural Dynamics The Institute of Technology, Tralee in association with the Irish Society for Theatre Research SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Solás Building, North Campus, IT Tralee, Dromtacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry. FRIDAY 22nd MAY 2014 12.30-1.30pm –  Lunch – Canteen Area Business & Information Technology Building …

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 …