Emilie Pine, UCD, ‘The witness as commodity: The value of testimony in recent Irish culture’.
Emilie Pine is Associate Professor in Modern Drama at UCD, and is author of the No.1 bestseller Notes to Self (Tramp Press). Emilie joined the School of English, Drama and Film in the spring of 2008. She is Director of the Irish Memory Studies Research Network (www.irishmemorystudies.com) and editor of the Irish University Review and recently edited the Special Issue on Moving Memory: The Dynamics of the Past in Irish Culture. She is PI of the IRC New Horizons major project Industrial Memories, a digital witnessing of the 2009 Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (Ryan Report). Emilie has published widely in the fields of theatre and memory studies, including The Politics of Irish Memory: Performing Remembrance in Contemporary Irish Culture, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Her most recent book is The Memory Marketplace: Witnessing Pain in Contemporary Irish and International Theatre (Indiana University Press, 2020). Emilie is a member of the Advisory Board of the international Memory Studies Association and is convenor of the Memory Cloud Project.
Monday 19 April 2021, 4.30pm via MS Teams
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