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THEATRE NOW (CURRENT THOUGHTS, FUTURE PRACTICES)

Dates: 25 Feb - 25 Feb

Show Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

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By Irish Society for Theatre Research

THEATRE NOW (CURRENT THOUGHTS, FUTURE PRACTICES)

A day of talks an discussions as part of the Irish Society of Theatre Research Symposium.

09:30-10:00 – Registration

10:00-11:15 – Panel: ‘Theatre Now: Current Thoughts and Future Practices’

Patrick Mason, Raymond Keane, Mary Moynihan, Graham Whybrow

Chair: E Weitz – Trinity College Dublin

11:15-11:30 – Coffee break

11:30-12:45 – Panel 2: ‘Racing, lepping, dancing and the Lord knows what’: Rethinking the parameters of Irish theatre history’

Lionel Pilkington, Mark Phelan, Lillis Ó Laoire

Chair: Cathy Leeney – University College Dublin

12:45-13:30 – Working groups

Introduction & breakaway session: Historiography / Comedy / Gender / Class

13:30-14:30 – Lunch

14:30-15:30 – Keynote – Jane Taylor “On Not Keeping Body and Soul Together: an event in the history of the self.”

Chair: Paul Murphy – Queen’s University Belfast

15:30-15:45 – Coffee brea

k15:45-17:00 – Panel 3: ‘Theatre Now: Current Thoughts and Future Practices’

Tom Kilroy, Willie White, Kellie Hughes, Jim Culleton

Chair: R Trench – Institute of Technology, Sligo

The events will be followed by a the launch of 2 books Focus 2012: Interfaces Between Irish and European Theatre, Journal, edited by Maria Kurdi and launched by Melissa Sihra and Staging Thought: Essays on Irish Theatre, Scholarship and Practice, edited Rhona Trench and launched by Stephen Rea.

This is event is currently over subscribed, for more information please conact Eamonn Jordan at eamonn.jordan@gmail.com

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