Irish Protestant Playwrights

 

The Irish Research Council, NUI Galway’s Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance, NUIG Dept. of English, and The Moore Institute present:

THE “IRISH PROTESTANT PLAYWRIGHTS” CONFERENCE
1-3 JUNE 2016
Moore Institute, NUI Galway, IRELAND

Featuring:
-Keynote addresses by Prof. Seán Kennedy (St. Mary’s University, Halifax) and Dr. Emilie Pine (University College Dublin)

-Panel papers and roundtable discussions on the great Irish Protestant playwrights, including (among others) George Farquhar, Oliver Goldsmith, R.B. Sheridan, Elizabeth Griffith, Dion Boucicault, Oscar Wilde, Bernard Shaw, J.M. Synge, Lady Augusta Gregory, W.B. Yeats, Seán O’Casey, Denis Johnston, Mary Manning, Samuel Beckett, Stewart Parker, and Christina Reid

-Performances of the plays Grania by Lady Gregory and Purgatory by W.B. Yeats

 

 

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