We’ll be running a Summer School on Performance and Globalization at NUI Galway later this week. We’re going to be looking not just at theatre (David Greig, Conor McPherson) but also at such performances as the Eurovision Song Contest, Mad Men, and more.
The event is intended for postgraduate students of theatre, but if anyone would like to attend, just drop me a line on firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance, Nation and Globalization Summer School
Funded by the Irish Research Council
National University of Ireland, Galway
17-18 July 2013
This two-day Summer School explores the interrelationships between performance and nation in an era of increasing globalization. We will consider major international dramatists such as J.M Synge and David Greig, but the discussion will also take in other forms of performance, including the Eurovision Song Contests, recent American TV drama including Mad Men and Breaking Bad, and new devised work from Ireland by…
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