Conference Team

Project Director: Dr. Miriam Haughton (Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway) Project Chairs: Dr. Miriam Haughton (Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway) Dr. Charlotte McIvor (Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway) Dr. Emilie Pine (School of English, Film, and Drama, UCD) Conference Organisers: Dr. Miriam Haughton (Centre for Drama, Theatre […]

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: 27th & 28th October, UCD.

Thursday 27 October  Venue: UCD Humanities Institute 9.30am Registration 10-11.30 Panel one: Theatre Chair: Miriam Haughton (NUIG) Dayna Killian (WIT), ‘Questioning the filters and factors of decision making in Irish theatre programming in relation to the work of Teresa Deevy’ Patricia O’Beirne (NUIG), ‘Sisters in Arms: Feminist Theatre in 1980s Ireland’ Alinne Fernandes (UFSC), ‘Patricia […]

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: 7th & 8th October, NUI Galway.

1916: Home: 2016 Conference Schedule, NUI Galway 7-8 October 2016 Venue: G010, The Moore Institute, Hardiman Research Building Registration There is no charge for registration, but please confirm your attendance via email to ‘1916home2016@gmail.com’ for catering purposes. All teas/coffees/lunches and the wine reception are included. Friday 7 October 9.15 – 9.45: Registration 9.45 – 10.15: […]

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KEYNOTE: Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A. – Performance Lecture ‘Homing In on the States We Are In’.

Abstract We explore the relationship between the ongoing policing of female reproductive autonomy and restrictions placed on women’s civic rights in Ireland. The 1916 Proclamation, influenced by first wave feminists and socialists, asserted that the Irish Republic would grant ‘equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the […]

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PROJECT: When Silence Falls: Exploring Bodily and Literary Memory in the Waterford Laundry

The proposed project, When Silence Falls, is a one-day, multidisciplinary event recognising the history and memory of the Laundries and Industrial Schools in the South-East of Ireland. The event proposes an exploration of the memory of the Magdalene institutions through a site-specific, practice-based approach incorporating a live art durational performance; audio/visual installations; and academic talks […]

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