Active Speech

Active Speech takes place online: recorded presentations are available from Friday 12th February live events will stream from 2pm - 4.30pm GMT on Friday 19th of February.

Booking:  Free tickets must be booked in advance through Eventbrite. Please search for Active Speech: Sharing Scholarship on Teresa Deevy. Registered delegates will receive links to access the pre-recorded and live content.

‘Active Speech: Sharing Scholarship on Teresa Deevy’ constitutes the first conference focusing on Deevy’s work and aims to provide a forum to bring together ongoing scholarship analysing her work. Supported by Waterford Institute of Technology and Maynooth University 'Active Speech' is open to emerging and established Deevy scholars or anyone with an interest in Irish theatre, Deaf studies, literature written by Irish women or Ireland 1910 – 1960. Irish Sign Language translators will interpret the practitioners’ panel discussions, the keynote presentations and the live discussion.

Pre-recorded events: Conference papers and two pre-recorded theatre practitioner panel discussions will be available from Friday February 12th and keynote presentations by Professor Christopher Morash and Professor Ann Shanahan will be live streamed on Friday February 19th. The keynote presentations will be followed by live discussion.

Live events: Keynote address by Professor Ann Shanahan: 2 – 3pm GMT

Keynote address by Professor Christopher Morash 3.30 – 4.30pm GMT

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12 Feb 2021