BA., MA., PhD.,

Contact Details

Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies
T: +353 91 49 2623
E: patrick.lonergan@nuigalway.ie
http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/patricklonergan/
 
researcher
 

Biography

Patrick Lonergan is Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at National University of Ireland, Galway and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.  

He has edited or written eleven books on Irish drama and theatre, including Theatre and Globalization (winner of the 2008 Theatre Book Prize), The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh (Methuen Drama, 2012), Theatre and Social Media (2015) and Irish Drama and Theatre Since 1950 (Bloomsbury, 2019). At present, he is writing a book about Shakespeare and the Modern Irish Theatre. 

He is on the board of directors of
the Galway International Arts Festival, a member of Future Earth Ireland, and is an Editorial Associate of Contemporary Theatre Review. For Methuen Drama, he is co-editor of the ‘Critical CompanionsÂ’ series which has published new books on such dramatists as Friel, Murphy, Pinter, Beckett, Churchill, Hwang, and Ruhl, and on topics including disability theatre, verse drama, and the British and American stage musical.

He has lectured widely on Irish drama internationally, including recently in Princeton, Florence, Florianapolis (Brazil), Wroclaw, and Tokyo.
 He was the 2019 Burns Visiting Fellow for Irish Studies at Boston College.

Research Interests

Irish literature, especially Irish theatre history. Theatre archives and archiving. The Abbey Theatre Digital Archive. Shakespeare and Ireland. Theatre and Globalization, theatre and Digital Humanities. Theatre and social media, creative industries

I am currently supervising PhDs on verbatim theatre and oral history; Yeats's dance plays; Shakespeare and queer aesthetics on the Irish stage; the amateur theatre; the Gate Theatre; food and Irish theatre.

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
IRC POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP 2020 CLARA MALLON: INVISIBLE IRELAND? PERFORMING AND REPRESENTING THE WORKING-CLASS IN IRISH THEATRE DURING THE CELTIC TIGER ERA 01-OCT-20 30-SEP-29
IRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016 Emma Creedon - Performing Physical Disability: Challenging Representations of the Body in Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama 01-JAN-17 31-MAY-20
Danced Narratives of Intellectually Disable lives: New Models of Process and Practice 01-OCT-15 30-SEP-20
NARRATIVES OF LOSS , RESILIENCE AND REIMAGING P LONERGAN 01-OCT-14 21-DEC-20
IRC POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP 2016 MELINDA SZUTS - W.B. Yeats the Dramaturge: Space Dramaturgy in Four Plays for Dancers 01-OCT-16 30-SEP-20
Druid Oral History project Patrick Lonergan 01-NOV-14 31-OCT-16
THE HIBERNICISING OF THE ANGLO IRISH PLAYWRIGHT 1904 2013 P LONERGAN 01-OCT-14 30-SEP-16
IRC POSTGRADUATE F O GORMAN PATRICK LONERGAN 01-OCT-13 30-SEP-20
IRCHSS 2007 - 2010 (INT'L OF IRISH DRAMA 1975-2005 01-OCT-07 30-SEP-13
IRISHNESS AND SHAKESPEAREAN PERFORMANCE THEATRE, CULTURE, NATIONAL IDENTITY 01-OCT-14 30-SEP-20
PERFORMING NATION AND GLOBALISATION MODERN IRISH DRAMA AND ITS INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS PATRICK LONERGAN 01-OCT-12 30-APR-18
IRCHSS NEW AWARDS SCHEME PERFORMANCE NATION AND MODERNISATION PATRICK LONERGAN 01-DEC-11 17-MAY-13
Druid Oral History project Patrick Lonergan 01-OCT-14 30-SEP-16
IRCHSS SHAKESPEREAN PERFORAMANCE P LONERGAN 01-DEC-08 31-DEC-13
INTERNATIONALIZATION IRISH DRAMA1975-05 P LONERGAN 15-DEC-06 23-JUL-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2020) '‘It is suicide to be abroad. But what it is to be at home…’: Beckett as national performance'
Patrick Lonergan (2020) '‘It is suicide to be abroad. But what it is to be at home…’: Beckett as national performance'. Scene, 8 (1-2):73-90 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2020) '‘Now for Our Irish Wars’ – Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman and the Irish Dramatic Canon'
Patrick Lonergan (2020) '‘Now for Our Irish Wars’ – Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman and the Irish Dramatic Canon'. Contemporary Theatre Review, 30 (4):456-473 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2020) '‘A Twisted, Looping Form’: Staging Ella Hickson's _Oil_'
Patrick Lonergan (2020) '‘A Twisted, Looping Form’: Staging Ella Hickson's _Oil_'. Performance Research, 25 (2):38-44 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2017) '‘Great Joys Were My Share Always’: Ibsenite Echoes in Synge’s Deirdre of the Sorrows'
Patrick Lonergan (2017) '‘Great Joys Were My Share Always’: Ibsenite Echoes in Synge’s Deirdre of the Sorrows'. Journal Of Irish Studies, [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'Reviewing'
Patrick Lonergan (2015) 'Reviewing'. Contemporary Theatre Review, 25 (1):72-76 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'The lost and the lonely: Crisis in Three Plays by Enda Walsh'
Patrick Lonergan (2015) 'The lost and the lonely: Crisis in Three Plays by Enda Walsh'. Etudes Irlandaises, 40 (2):137-154 [Details]
(2012) 'I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair: Beckettian and Faustian Allusions in Conor McPherson's The Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus'
Lonergan, P (2012) 'I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair: Beckettian and Faustian Allusions in Conor McPherson's The Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus'. Anq-A Quarterly Journal Of Short Articles Notes And Reviews, 25 :24-30 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair: Beckettian and Faustian Allusions in Conor McPherson's The Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus'
Lonergan, P (2012) 'I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair: Beckettian and Faustian Allusions in Conor McPherson's The Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus'. Anq-A Quarterly Journal Of Short Articles Notes And Reviews, 25 :24-30 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) '‘“I Found it Out By the Bogs”: Reviewing Shakespeare in Ireland’'
Patrick Lonergan (2010) '‘“I Found it Out By the Bogs”: Reviewing Shakespeare in Ireland’'. Shakespeare, 6 (3) [Details]
(2007) '“Rethinking Anti-Irish Stereotypes – Anthony Trollope’s Palliser Novels and Victorian Prejudice”'
Lonergan, P. (2007) '“Rethinking Anti-Irish Stereotypes – Anthony Trollope’s Palliser Novels and Victorian Prejudice”'. New Hibernia Review, 11 (2):116-129 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2005) 'Too Dangerous to be Done? – Martin McDonagh’s Lieutenant of Inishmore’'
Lonergan, P. (2005) 'Too Dangerous to be Done? – Martin McDonagh’s Lieutenant of Inishmore’'. Irish Studies Review, 13 (1):65-78 [Details]
(2004) 'Half-Hearted :Irish Theatre, 2003'
Patrick Lonergan (2004) 'Half-Hearted :Irish Theatre, 2003'. New Hibernia Review, 8 (2):142-151 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2004) 'The laughter will come of itself. The tears are inevitable: Martin McDonagh, globalization, and Irish theatre criticism'
Lonergan, P (2004) 'The laughter will come of itself. The tears are inevitable: Martin McDonagh, globalization, and Irish theatre criticism'. Modern Drama, 47 :636-658 [Details]
(2004) '‘The Laughter Will Come of Itself; the Tears are Inevitable’: Martin McDonagh, Globalization and Irish Theatre Criticism”'
Lonergan, P. (2004) '‘The Laughter Will Come of Itself; the Tears are Inevitable’: Martin McDonagh, Globalization and Irish Theatre Criticism”'. Modern Drama, 47 (4):636-658 [Details]
(2004) 'The representation of 'Phineas Finn': Anthony Trollope's Palliser series and Victorian Ireland'
Lonergan, P (2004) 'The representation of 'Phineas Finn': Anthony Trollope's Palliser series and Victorian Ireland'. Victorian Literature And Culture, 32 :147-158 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2019) Irish Drama and Theatre Since 1950.
Patrick Lonergan (2019) Irish Drama and Theatre Since 1950. London: Bloomsbury. [Details]
(2015) Theatre & Social Media.
Patrick Lonergan (2015) Theatre & Social Media. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2014) театр и фильмы Мартина МакДонах.
Patrick Lonergan (2014) театр и фильмы Мартина МакДонах. Perm, Russia: Teatr U Mosta. [Details]
(2012) Patrick Lonergan, The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh. London: Methuen, 2012.
Patrick Lonergan (2012) Patrick Lonergan, The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh. London: Methuen, 2012. London: Methuen Drama. [Details]
(2009) Theatre and Globalization: Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era.
Patrick Lonergan (2009) Theatre and Globalization: Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era. UK: Palgrave Macmillan UK. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2020) 'Enda Walsh and Martin McDonagh: Re-Imagining Irish Theatre'
Patrick Lonergan (2020) 'Enda Walsh and Martin McDonagh: Re-Imagining Irish Theatre' In: Contemporary European Playwrights. London: Routledge. [Details]
(2020) 'Introduction: Colin Murphy's _Guaranteed_|''
Patrick Lonergan (2020) 'Introduction: Colin Murphy's _Guaranteed_|'' In: Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre. London: Bloomsbury. [Details]
(2020) 'Coda: Tom Murphy and Brian Friel'
Patrick Lonergan (2020) 'Coda: Tom Murphy and Brian Friel' In: Irish Literature in Transition: 1980-2020. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [DOI] [Details]
(2016) ''Feast and Celebration': The Theatre Festival and Modern Irish Theatre'
Patrick Lonergan (2016) ''Feast and Celebration': The Theatre Festival and Modern Irish Theatre' In: The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre. Oxford: Oxford UP. [Details]
(2016) 'After the Celtic Tiger: Performance, Nation and Irish Drama, 2008-2010'
Patrick Lonergan (2016) 'After the Celtic Tiger: Performance, Nation and Irish Drama, 2008-2010' In: Ireland and Quebec Multidisciplinary perspectives on history, culture and society. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985'
Lonergan, P,Morse, DE (2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985' In: [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985'
Lonergan, P (2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985' In: BASINGSTOKE: PALGRAVE. [Details]
(2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985'
Patrick Lonergan (2015) 'Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970-1985' In: Irish Theatre in Transition: From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2013) '“Billy Roche’s On Such As We”'
Patrick Lonergan (2013) '“Billy Roche’s On Such As We”' In: Wexford and the World: the Art of Billy Roche. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) '‘“The Chap That Writes Like Synge”: Shakespeare at the Abbey Theatre’'
Patrick Lonergan (2013) '‘“The Chap That Writes Like Synge”: Shakespeare at the Abbey Theatre’' In: Renaissance Shakespeare: Shakespeare Renaissances. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield. [Details]
(2013) 'Synge, Authenticity and the Regional'
Patrick Lonergan (2013) 'Synge, Authenticity and the Regional' In: Regional Modernisms. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) 'Colin Teevan’s How Many Miles to Basra”'
Patrick Lonergan (2011) 'Colin Teevan’s How Many Miles to Basra”' In: The Binding Strength of Irish Studies: Festschrift in Honour of Csilla Bertha and Donald E. Morse. Debrecen: Debrecen University Press. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) '“Martin McDonagh and the Ethics of Irish Storytelling”, in The Blackwell Companion to Irish Literature, 2010'
Lonergan, P. (2010) '“Martin McDonagh and the Ethics of Irish Storytelling”, in The Blackwell Companion to Irish Literature, 2010' In: -. -: Julia M Wright. [Details]
(2010) '“Donal O’Kelly” in Contemporary Irish Drama: 25 Playwrights in Summary'
Lonergan, P. (2010) '“Donal O’Kelly” in Contemporary Irish Drama: 25 Playwrights in Summary' In: -. -: Methuen. [Details]
(2009) '“All We Say is Life is Crazy” – Central and Easter Europe and the Irish Stage’ Literary and Cultural Relations Between Ireland and Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe'
Lonergan, P. (2009) '“All We Say is Life is Crazy” – Central and Easter Europe and the Irish Stage’ Literary and Cultural Relations Between Ireland and Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe' In: -. -: Dublin: Carysfort Press. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2009) '“Dancing at Lughnasa in Dublin and New York”, Irish Theatre in America'
Lonergan, P. (2009) '“Dancing at Lughnasa in Dublin and New York”, Irish Theatre in America' In: -. -: Syracuse University Press. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2009) '“Irish Theatre and Globalization: A Faustian Pact?” Cultural Perspectives on Globalization in Ireland'
Lonergan, P. (2009) '“Irish Theatre and Globalization: A Faustian Pact?” Cultural Perspectives on Globalization in Ireland' In: -. -: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2008) '“Hanif Kureishi’s Love in a Blue Time”, The Blackwell Companion to British and Irish Short Fiction'
Lonergan, P. (2008) '“Hanif Kureishi’s Love in a Blue Time”, The Blackwell Companion to British and Irish Short Fiction' In: -. Blackwell: -. [Details]
(2008) 'Irish Short Fiction: 1880–1945'
Lonergan, P. (2008) 'Irish Short Fiction: 1880–1945' In: the Blackwell Companion to British and Irish Short Fiction. Oxford: Blackwell Oxford. [Details]
(2007) 'Martin McDonagh - a Casebook Richard R Russel'
Lonergan, P. (2007) 'Martin McDonagh - a Casebook Richard R Russel' In: London: Routledge London. [Details]
(2006) 'Performing Global Networks Karen Fricker and Ronit Lentin'
Lonergan, P. (2006) 'Performing Global Networks Karen Fricker and Ronit Lentin' In: Cambridge Scholars Press Newcastle. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2005) 'Irish Theatre on Tour Nicholas Grene and Christopher'
Lonergan, P. (2005) 'Irish Theatre on Tour Nicholas Grene and Christopher' In: Morash Carysfort Press. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2005) 'Humour and Tragedy in Ireland Patricia Trainor de la Cruz and Blanca Krauel Heredia'
Lonergan, P. (2005) 'Humour and Tragedy in Ireland Patricia Trainor de la Cruz and Blanca Krauel Heredia' In: Universidad de Malaga Press. [Details]
(2004) '‘Recent Irish Theatre: The Impact of Globalisation’, New Voices in Irish Criticism'
Lonergan, P. (2004) '‘Recent Irish Theatre: The Impact of Globalisation’, New Voices in Irish Criticism' In: -. -: Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004. [Details]
(2004) '“‘The Sneering, Lofty Conception of What They Call Culture’ – Sean O’Casey, Popular Culture, and the Irish Revival”, The Irish Revival Reappraised'
Lonergan, P. (2004) '“‘The Sneering, Lofty Conception of What They Call Culture’ – Sean O’Casey, Popular Culture, and the Irish Revival”, The Irish Revival Reappraised' In: -. -: Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2003) '“How Irish Was Phineas Finn?”'
Lonergan, P. (2003) '“How Irish Was Phineas Finn?”' In: -. Trollopiana: -. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2020)
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2020) Rough Magic Theatre Company New Irish Plays and Adaptations, 2010-2018 London: Methuen Drama. [Details]
(2018)
David Clare, Des Lally and Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2018) The Gate Theatre Dublin: Form and Pressure Oxford: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2007) Echoes Down the Corridor: Irish Drama - Past, Present and Futures.
Patrick Lonergan and Riana ODwyer (Ed.). (2007) Echoes Down the Corridor: Irish Drama - Past, Present and Futures Echoes Down the Corridor: Irish Drama - Past, Present and Futures. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]
(2008) The Methuen Drama Anthology of Irish Plays.
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2008) The Methuen Drama Anthology of Irish Plays The Methuen Drama Anthology of Irish Plays. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. [Details]
(2008) Interactions: Dublin Theatre Festival 1957-2007.
Nicholas Grene and Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2008) Interactions: Dublin Theatre Festival 1957-2007 Interactions: Dublin Theatre Festival 1957-2007. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]
(2009) The Lieutenant of Inishmore Critical Edition.
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2009) The Lieutenant of Inishmore Critical Edition The Lieutenant of Inishmore Critical Edition. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. [Details]
(2010) The Lonesome West Student Edition.
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2010) The Lonesome West Student Edition The Lonesome West Student Edition. London: Methuen Drama. [Details]
(2011) Synge and His Influences.
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2011) Synge and His Influences Synge and His Influences. DUBLIN: Carysfort Press. [Details]
(2012) Irish Drama: Local and Global Perspectives.
Patrick Lonergan and Nicholas Grene (Ed.). (2012) Irish Drama: Local and Global Perspectives Irish Drama: Local and Global Perspectives. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]
(2015) Contemporary Irish Plays.
Patrick Lonergan (Ed.). (2015) Contemporary Irish Plays Contemporary Irish Plays. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2020) Beckett and the Anthropocene,
Patrick Lonergan (2020) The Dithering Undone: Druid TheatreÂ’s Waiting for Godot at the End of the World. [Oral Presentation], Beckett and the Anthropocene, Trinity College Dublin , 04-DEC-20 - 05-DEC-20. [Details]

Edited Book

  Year Publication
(2016) Book: DISABILITY THEATRE AND MODERN DRAMA RECASTING MODERNISM.
Kirsty Johnston (2016) Book: DISABILITY THEATRE AND MODERN DRAMA RECASTING MODERNISM. Edited Book [Details]
(2016) Modern Verse Drama: Nation, Art and Modernity.
Irene Morra (2016) Modern Verse Drama: Nation, Art and Modernity. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2016) Book: British Musical Theatre Since 1950.
Robert Gordon, Olaf Jubin, Millie Taylor (2016) Book: British Musical Theatre Since 1950. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2015) Book: THE THEATRE AND FILMS OF JEZ BUTTERWORTH.
David Ian Rabey (2015) Book: THE THEATRE AND FILMS OF JEZ BUTTERWORTH. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2015) Book: The Theatre of David Henry Hwang.
Esther Lee Kim (2015) Book: The Theatre of David Henry Hwang. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2015) Book: BRITISH THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE 1900-1950.
Rebecca D'Monte (2015) Book: BRITISH THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE 1900-1950. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2015) BOok: The Irish Dramatic Revival.
Anthony Roche (2015) BOok: The Irish Dramatic Revival. london: Edited Book [Details]
(2015) Book: THE THEATRE OF D.H. LAWRENCE DRAMATIC MODERNIST AND THEATRICAL INNOVATOR.
James Moran (2015) Book: THE THEATRE OF D.H. LAWRENCE DRAMATIC MODERNIST AND THEATRICAL INNOVATOR. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) Book: The Theatre of Caryl Churchill.
R Darren Gobert (2014) Book: The Theatre of Caryl Churchill. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) The Theatre of Harold Pinter.
Mark Taylor Batty (2014) The Theatre of Harold Pinter. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) Book: The Theatre of Tennessee Williams.
Brenda Murphy (2014) Book: The Theatre of Tennessee Williams. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) Book: MODERN ASIAN THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE 1900-2000.
Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., Siyuan Liu, Erin B. Mee (2014) Book: MODERN ASIAN THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE 1900-2000. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) Book: The Theatre of Brian Friel.
Christopher Murray (2014) Book: The Theatre of Brian Friel. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2014) Book: The Theatre of Timberlake Wertenbaker.
Sophie Bush (2014) Book: The Theatre of Timberlake Wertenbaker. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2013) Book: the Theatre oF David Greig.
Clare Wallace (2013) Book: the Theatre oF David Greig. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2013) The theatre of Samuel Beckett.
Katherine Weiss (2013) The theatre of Samuel Beckett. London: Edited Book [Details]
(2013) Book: The Theatre of Sean O'casey.
James Moran (2013) Book: The Theatre of Sean O'casey. London: Edited Book [Details]

Foreword

  Year Publication
(2012) DruidMurphy: Three Plays by Tom Murphy.
Patrick Lonergan (2012) DruidMurphy: Three Plays by Tom Murphy. London: Foreword [Details]
(2010) ‘Introduction’, The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh. Methuen Modern Classics, 2010. .
Lonergan, P. (2010) ‘Introduction’, The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh. Methuen Modern Classics, 2010. . Foreword [Details]
(2009) ‘Introduction’ The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh. Methuen Modern Classics.
Lonergan, P. (2009) ‘Introduction’ The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh. Methuen Modern Classics. Foreword [Details]

Online Multimedia

  Year Publication
(2015) The Abbey Theatre Minute Books 1904-1939.
Patrick Lonergan (editor) (2015) The Abbey Theatre Minute Books 1904-1939. Online Multimedia [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Election to the Royal Irish Academy Royal Irish Academy
2010 ESSE Book Prize: Cultural Studies (First Book) European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
2009 Theatre Book Prize Society for Theatre Research (UK)

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Royal Irish Academy he Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee Member /
Future Earth Ireland Committee Member /

Other Activities

  Description

Presentation to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on third level funding - November 2016. http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/debateswebpack.nsf/committeetakes/ESJ2016112400002

Keynote speaker 2015 BAIS conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Zx84iUlDK4&t=75s

Spring 2019 Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, Boston College https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKwMnVvqytI&

Teaching Interests

Irish literature, especially drama and theatre; theatre and climate change/the Anthropocene, theatre criticism; Shakespeare; James Joyce; contemporary Irish fiction; musical theatre. 

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2016 Lisa Fitzgerald PhD Y
2017 Chante Mouton Kinyon PhD Y
2016 Nelson Barre PhD Y

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Melinda Szuts Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Supervisor
Marina Ní Dhubháin Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Supervisor
Eamonn O Donoghue Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Supervisor
Jp Mc Mahon Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Supervisor

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2019/2020 Irish Theatre from Beckett to the Present DT6101
2019/2020 Irish Theatre from Wilde to O'Casey DT6102
2019/2020 Writing for Theatre DT3108
2019/2020 Musical Theatre MU2105
2019/2020 Theatre Histories 1 DT1108
2019/2020 Modern Irish LIterature EN388
2019/2020 Contemporary Irish Theatre DT4101