Category: Network Blog

The Irish Identity Of George Egerton

By Eleanor Fitzsimons On 19 July 2017, Dr Whitney Standlee of the University of Worcester wrote a wonderful blog post for the Irish Women’s Writing Network describing her experiences at George Egerton and the fin de siècle, an inaugural two-day conference held at Loughborough University…

George Egerton and the Fin de Siècle

Dr Whitney Standlee, University of Worcester I remember precisely the moment I first discovered her. It was twelve years ago, I was sitting on a chair in a foyer waiting to meet with my prospective MA supervisor, and I was reading a story I…

Numbers, Narratives, and New Perspectives

Inspirations from the ‘Irish Women Playwrights and Theatremakers’ Conference by Dr Anna Pilz (UCC)   There was a palpable sense of historical significance in the air when activists, theatre practitioners as well as national and international scholars descended upon the Drama & Theatre Studies…