Special Symposium: Celebrating Siobhán McKenna. O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway. November 15th, 2019, 9.45-16.15
Celebrating Siobhán McKenna Symposium
O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway.
November 15th, 2019
Following on from the official launch of the Siobhán McKenna Archives at NUI Galway this symposium includes:
‘Women Theatre-makers Now!’
A panel discussion on the position of women theatre-makers four years after the Waking the Feminists campaign was started to advocate for equality for women theatre-makers. Panelists will include Lian Bell (Waking the Feminists), Ionia Ní Chroinín ( Moonfish Theatre Company) and Dr. Tanya Dean ( Gender Counts report).
A conversation with Lelia Doolan and historian Dr. Margaret McCurtain on remembering the life of Siobhán McKenna
‘Working with McKenna’
An interview with Garry Hynes on her recollections of working with Siobhán
Siobhán McKenna: Acting and Activism
Lecture by Professor Lionel Pilkington
Devised work-in-progress in the Irish language inspired by archival materials
This will be performed by students of the BA in Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway.
Special archival materials will be on display in the O’Donoghue Centre throughout the day.
Places for this symposium are limited and
registration is essential.
For further details and to register by November 12th go to https://bit.ly/2MPqt1P