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Dr Charlotte McIvor BA, PhD.
Charlotte McIvor is Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway and Director of Postgraduate Studies in Drama, Theatre and Performance. Her research specialisations include intercultural performance at the intersection of migration and critical race and gender studies. She is currently at work on her Irish Research Council funded project, ‘Interculturalism, Migration and Performance in Contemporary Ireland’ and completing a monograph on this subject Towards A New Interculturalism: Migration and Contemporary Irish Performance (forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan). Her publications include Staging Intercultural Ireland: Plays and Practitioner Perspectives (co-edited with Matthew Spangler) and the forthcoming Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practice (co-edited with Siobhán O’Gorman). Her work has appeared in Modern Drama, Irish Studies Review and Irish University Review among others and multiple edited collections including ‘That Was Us’ Essays on Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance.
Modern and contemporary Irish performance; practice as research; theatre for social change; interculturalism, migration and performance; gender and sexuality; transnational feminisms; critical race theory.
Project: MILLENIUM FUND CHARLOTTE MCIVOR ( RM1305)
Start/End Dates: 01-DEC-12 / 30-SEP-15
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) 'A Portrait of the Citizen as Artist: Community Arts, Devising and Contemporary Irish Theatre Practice' In: Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practice. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) 'Ireland, China, Belgium, Finland: Brokentalkers and the Transnational Connectivities of Post-Celtic Tiger Irish Performance' In: Beyond Realism: New Knowledges About Theatre Styles in Irish Drama. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi B.V. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) '“Intercultural Masculinities in the Contemporary Irish Theatre”' In: Gendering Ireland, c. 1880-2012. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) 'White Irish Male Playwrights and the Immigrant Experience Onstage' In: Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) ''Witnessing the (Broken) Nation: Theatre of the Real and Social Fragmentation in Brokentalkers' Silver Stars, The Blue Boy, and Have I No Mouth' In: Fintan Walsh (eds). 'That Was Us': Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance. UK: Oberon Books. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2009) '“Crying on Pluto: Neil Jordan and Queering the ‘Irish Question’ for Global Cinema Audiences' In: Deviant Acts: Essays on Queer Performance. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2009) '“Ghosting Bridgie Cleary: Tom MacIntyre, the gendered politics of presence and staging this woman’s death' In: Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor and Siobhan O'Gorman (Ed.). (2015) Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practice. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor and Matthew Spangler (Ed.). (2014) Staging Intercultural Ireland: Plays and Practitioner Perspectives. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) '''How to Keep An Alien and Vardo: Historical Duty, Palimpsestic Time, and Migration in the Decade of Centenaries''. Irish Studies Review, . [Details]|
|McIvor, C (2013) ''Albert Nobbs', Ladies and Gentlemen, and Quare Irish Female Erotohistories'. Irish University Review, 43 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2011) '“Staging the ‘New Irish’: Interculturalism and the Future of the Post-Celtic Tiger Irish Theatre'. Modern Drama, . [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2012) '“Essences of Social Change: City Fusion, Interculturalism and the Dublin’s St. Patrick Day in the ‘new’ Ireland' Public Journal . [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2009) 'I’m Black and I’m Proud’: Breakfast on Pluto, Ruth Negga, and Invisible Irelands' InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture . [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2014) Theatre of Good Intentions: Challenges and Hopes for Theatre and Social Change Book Review. Book Review [Details]|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) 'Masculinities and the Contemporary Irish Theatre Book Review'. Book Review [Details]|
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2012.
Title: ACLS New Faculty Fellows Program
| Year: 2010.
Title: Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award: Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies
| Year: 2010.
Title: New Scholar’s Prize, Second Place
| Year: 2009.
Title: Thomas Marshall Graduate Student Award
| Year: 2009.
Title: The Graduate Ogden Prize in Theatre History 2008-2009
| Year: 2008.
Title: Eisner Prize for Continuing Creative Achievement in Directing
| Year: 2007.
Title: Mark Goodson Prize for Distinguished Theatrical Talent
| Year: 2012.
Title: Millennium Fund-Minor Project
|Association: American Society for Theatre Research, Function/Role: Member; Editor, "ASTR Online"|
|Association: American Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Function/Role: Chair and Conference Planner, Theatre History Focus Group;|
|Association: Irish Society for Theatre Research, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: American Conference for Irish Studies, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: The International Association for the Study of Irish Literature, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Performance Studies International, Function/Role: Member|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) 'Performance as Intercultural Dialogue: Arambe Productions, Camino Productions and Polish Theatre Ireland’. [Invited Paper], Immigration and Identity Workshop, Saint Patrick's College, Drumcondra , 27-MAR-15 - 28-MAR-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) '‘“I am here but I’m still there”: ANU Productions and Affective Site-ations in the Irish Decade of Centenaries'. [Conference Paper], TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association), Worcester, UK , 08-SEP-15 - 10-SEP-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) 'Ethics and Opacity in ANU’s Monto Cycle'. [National Refereed Conference Paper], American Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Montreal, Canada , 30-JUL-15 - 02-AUG-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) '100 Shades of Grey: Consent as Theatrical Tool?'. [Invited Paper], Galway Alcohol Forum, Galway, Ireland , 03-JUN-15 - 05-JUN-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) ‘“Opening Doors” and Sylvia’s Quest: Migrant Women’s Labor in/as Performance in Ireland’. [International Refereed Conference], XIV International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies, Granada, Spain , 28-MAY-15 - 31-MAY-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2015) Affective Architectures of Containment: Asylum, Performance and the Historical Duty Imperative. [Conference Paper], SOFEIR conference: 'Unheard Voices: Telling Stories of Empowerment', Paris, France , 19-MAR-15 - 21-MAR-15.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2014) The Ethics of Opacity in Anu’s Monto Cycle. [Invited Lecture], Now-Then-Now: Witnessing Future History-Anu Symposium, Dublin Theatre Festival, Dublin, Ireland , 07-OCT-14 - 07-OCT-14.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2014) The Politics of Form: Arambe Productions, Polish Theatre Ireland, and Cross-Racial Casting/Translation as Interculturalism from Below in Contemporary Ireland’. [Conference Paper], American Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Phoenix, AZ , 31-JUL-14 - 31-JUL-14.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2014) Spaces of Engagement: City Theatre Workshop, ANU Productions and Genealogies of Irish Community Arts on Dublin’s Northside. [Invited Paper], Performing Space Symposium, Dublin Theatre Festival, Dublin, Ireland , 09-OCT-14 - 09-OCT-14.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) Take Me Down to Monto: ANU Productions, City Workshop and Genealogies of Community Arts. [Conference Paper], Irish Society for Theatre Research, London, England , 01-NOV-13 - 02-NOV-13.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) Microhistories as Macrotheatre: Dismantling the State (of Irish Performance). [Plenary Lecture], American Society for Theatre Research, Dallas, TX , 07-NOV-13 - 10-NOV-13.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) “Sexual Geographies of the Northside: Staging Forbidden Bodies and Spaces in the 2011 Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. [Conference Paper], American Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Orlando, FL , 31-JUL-13 - 03-AUG-13.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) Navigating the Changing Job Market: Beyond US Borders. [Invited Paper], American Society for Theatre Research, Dallas, TX , 07-NOV-13 - 09-NOV-13.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) “A Broken Nation: Brokentalkers and the inter/trans-national future of Irish performance”. [Invited Paper], Performance, Nation, Globalization Summer School, Galway, Ireland , 18-JUL-13 - 19-JUL-13.|
|Charlotte McIvor (2013) Staging Intercultural Masculinities: Yeats, Tagore, Pearse and Modern(ist) Theatre Aesthetics at the Abbey Theatre. [Conference Paper], Masculinities in the Longue Duree, Galway, Ireland , 15-AUG-13 - 16-AUG-13.|
|Committee : ECHO Postgraduate Forum|
|Committee : New Paradigms in Graduate Eduction, American Society for Theatre Research|
|Committee : NUIG and UL Online and Postgraduate Initiative Working Group|
|Committee : Civic Engagement Committee|
|Committee : Research Committee, School of Humanities|
| Employer: California College for the Arts
| Employer: University of California, Berkeley
Position: Director, Irish Theatre Today and Dublin Global Internship Study Abroad Programs
| Employer: National University of Ireland, Galway
| Employer: Santa Clara University
Position: Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
| Year 2011 Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Qualification: PhD Subject: Performance Studies
| Year 2004 Institution: Muhlenberg College
Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS Subject: Theatre and English
· Modern and contemporary drama and performance (specialization in Irish/Indian)
· Theatre History
· Feminist performance and theory (specialization in transnational)
· Critical Race Theory
· Postcolonial theory and globalization studies
· Theatre for Social Change
|Fall 2012 : Gender, Sexuality and Drama|
|Fall 2012 : Introduction to Performance|
|Fall 2012 : Empire, Modernity and Modern Drama|