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… Continue Reading “The Irish Identity Of George Egerton”

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… Continue Reading “George Egerton and the Fin de Siècle”

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… Continue Reading “Numbers, Narratives, and New Perspectives”