CFP: ISTR Conference

New Horizons – Race and Performance Villanova University, Villanova Pennsylvania, USA, May 24-25, 2024 The host of the conference, David Cregan, OSA, Ph.D. will organize an ISTR webinar in 2024 to share conference details and planning travel.  Keynotes: James Ijames MFA, 2023 Pulitzer Prize Winner for his play Fat Ham https://www.jamesijames.com/ Justine Nakase Ph.D., theatre maker and scholar based in

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PUBLICATION: Irish Theatre – Interrogating Intersecting Inequalities

This book on modern and contemporary Irish theatre traces how social, cultural and economic capital are circulated in order to demonstrate complex and often contradictory outlooks on equality/inequality. Individual chapters analyse property ownership and inheritance; wealth acquisition; employment conditions; educational access; intercultural encounters; sexual intimacy and violation; and acts of resistance, protest and solidarity. This book addresses complex intergenerational, intercultural,

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NEW BOOK: Theatre Revivals for the Anthropocene

Patrick Lonergan | Published online by Cambridge University Press Available to download for free until 1 September 2023 from Cambridge Core – CLICK HERE. Elements in Theatre, Performance and the Political series This Element argues that the climate emergency requires a new approach to the study of theatre history – a suggestion that is developed through an analysis of the

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NEW BOOK: Performing Social Change on the Island of Ireland

Performing Social Change on the Island of Ireland: From Republic to Pandemic By Ciara L. Murphy This book examines the relationship between moments of significant social change on the island of Ireland and performance practice during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It examines how moments of significant change influence not only the content of performance practice but also the form and

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JOB: Assistant Lecturer in Drama & Theatre

The School of Informatics and Creative Arts at Dundalk Institute of Technology wishes to recruit an Assistant Lecturer in Theatre and Drama to support the delivery of the BA Theatre and Film Practice and BA (Hons) Drama and Performance. Applicants must have a primary honours degree in a relevant discipline as well as having a relevant post-graduate qualification of at least

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CFP: ABEI Journal 25.2 Special Issue – “Irish Theatre”

The Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies invites scholars and postgraduate students to contribute to a Special issue on Irish Theatre to be published in December 2023. The ABEI Journal is peer-reviewed and committed to establishing a dialogue between Brazil and Ireland. It is aimed at scholars, independent researchers, and postgraduate students in Irish studies. The ABEI Journal is indexed by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), Maryland, USA

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CFP: ISTR 2023 ‘Balancing Acts’

5-6 May, University of Galway  Sponsored by the University of Galway and Irish Theatre Institute in association with Dundalk Institute of Technology  KEYNOTES  Dr Danielle Bainbridge, Northwestern University  Prof. David O’Shaughnessy, University of Galway Safe to Create/Irish Theatre Institute Panel Keynote Artist Interview Keynote: Ursula Rani Sarma   SPECIAL EVENTS  Cultural Programme in association with Galway Theatre Festival  ECR Workshops:

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PODCAST: Zoë Seaton in conversation with Eleanor Lybeck

Irish Itinerary Podcast episode 39 is now available online. In this episode artistic director of Big Telly Theatre Company Zoë Seaton talks to Eleanor Lybeck.  Zoë Seaton discusses the history of Big Telly Theatre Company; their response to the pandemic; and their use of technology. She also talks about making work, with and relevant to the community, that is time

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JOB: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway

Postdoctoral Researcher ‘The Price of Performance: A Question of Economic Sustainability for Independent Theatre Production in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, 2000-2020’ Moore Institute, University of Galway Ref. No. University of Galway 004-23 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Moore Institute, University of Galway. This position is

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