CfP: Tudor & Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference 2024
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by Edel Semple
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CALL FOR PAPERS 12th Annual Tudor & Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference 16-17 August 2024 University of Galway Website: http://www.tudorstuartireland.com Twitter: @tudorstuartire Email: 2024@tudorstuartireland.com Plenary Speakers: Prof. Sarah McKibben (University of Notre Dame) & Dr Hiram Morgan (University College Cork) Proposals for individual papers (20 minutes) and group panel submissions are now welcome on any aspect of Ireland or the Irish abroad during the Tudor and Stuart periods, including: Gaelic Ireland and the Irish language Gender and society Poetry, theatre ..read more
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PhD Scholarship in Early Modern English Literature – University of Galway
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by EdelSemple
3M ago
PhD Scholarship in Early Modern English Literature – University of Galway Deadline for applications is 15th April 2024 Full details here: https://mooreinstitute.ie/2024/03/07/phd-scholarship-in-early-modern-english-drama ..read more
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“Knowledge, Vision, and Judgement in Early Modern English Literature” – University of Galway
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by EdelSemple
1y ago
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Theatre: “The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)”
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by EdelSemple
1y ago
Venue: dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin Dates: 19th – 20th Apr 2023 Show time: 8pm Admission: €15 Running time: 70min, no interval Shakespeare may be turning in his grave, but the show that’s become a cult classic contains all 37 plays (plus sonnets) in just 97 minutes. As the comedies aren’t anywhere near as funny as the tragedies, all sixteen have been condensed with the history plays transformed into a game of American football, Othello is performed in rap and Titus Andronicus becomes a TV cookery programme. For the finale, Hamlet is staged first as a psychological exploration ..read more
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Symposium: ‘Shakespeare the Irishman’ – 14 April 2023
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by EdelSemple
1y ago
A one-day symposium as part of the 400th anniversary of the publication of the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays. The Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute at Trinity College Dublin will host a one day symposium under the title ‘Shakespeare the Irishman’ from 9am to 5pm on Friday 14th April. The symposium is hosted by Prof Andy Murphy of Trinity’s School of English and it will feature papers from Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews, UK), and from Mark Burnett, Emer McHugh and Molly Quinn-Leitch (Queens University Belfast); Patrick Lonergan and David O’Shau ..read more
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Theatre: Richard Head’s “Hic et Ubique” (1663) at Smock Alley Theatre
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by Edel Semple
1y ago
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Theatre: “Romeo and Juliet” at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast
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by EdelSemple
1y ago
Romeo & Juliet, a Lyric Theatre Production Directed by Philip Crawford and adapted by Dr Anne Bailie Dates: Sat 4 Feb – Sun 5 March 2023 From the website: Romeo Montague is completely obsessed with Rosaline, but his love is unrequited. At a party, he falls head-over-heels in love with the hosts’ daughter, Juliet Capulet. This time, his love is reciprocated. But their love-story isn’t easy. Their families are arch-rivals in the city of Verona and if their relationship is to flourish, secrecy is vital. The odds are stacked against them, and the pair embark on a journey which ends in conseque ..read more
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Irish Renaissance Seminar at Queen’s University Belfast
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by Edel Semple
1y ago
IRS Queen’s University Belfast Saturday 28 January 2023 12.00-12:45 Arrival 12:45-1:45 Welcome Ramona Wray (QUB)/Jane Grogan (UCD) and Opening Plenary Andrew Murphy (TCD): ‘Shakespeare comes to Dublin: Culture and colonialism in eighteenth-century Ireland’, Chair: Ramona Wray (QUB) 1:45-2:45pm Marie Curie Projects at IRS Emer McHugh (QUB), Maria Shmygol (University of Galway), Helen Newsome (UCD), Chair: Ann-Maria Walsh (QUB) 2:45-3:45 New work in Shakespearean Adaptation Edel Semple (University College Cork), Stephen O’Neill (Maynooth University), Mark Thornton Burnett (QUB), Chair: Edel Lamb ..read more
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Theatre: “Lost Lear” at the Dublin Theatre Festival
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by Edel Semple
2y ago
[Info from Dublin Theatre Festival website here.] Lost Lear – Previews: 28-29 September 2022. Dates: 28 September – 8 October see DTF website for details. All at once fast paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear lands us into the world of Joy, a woman with dementia, who is being cared for through a method where people live inside an old memory. Following the national and international tour of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, Dan Colley and his company have turned their sights on a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that’s ina ..read more
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Theatre: “The Comedy of Errors” by Pilgrim Players
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by Edel Semple
2y ago
The Pilgrim Players will perform The Comedy of Errors at Edmondstown House (aka The Bishop’s Palace) in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, this weekend 12-14th August 2022.  The Pilgrim Players return for a third year to the bishop’s Palace, with another stellar cast of stage and screen (stars of Poldark, Bohemian Rhapsody, Shakespeare’s Globe, RSC and BAFTA award-winners among them) who will be performing for just 3 days in the grounds of the house. The whole community are invited for the outdoor festival performances. Tickets and info on the Pilgrim Players website: www.pilgr ..read more
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