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Emilie Pine

Associate Professor

School Of English, Drama & Film
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: 716 8330
Email: emilie.pine@ucd.ie

Biography

Emilie Pine is Associate Professor in Modern Drama and Irish Studies. She joined the School of English, Drama and Film in the spring of 2008. She teaches and supervises student work in the fields of theatre and memory cultures.

Emilie 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). As part of this project, the research team released the audio of survivor testimonies as a web resource and mobile app: Echoes from the Past.

Emilie has publishe 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 forthcoming book is on the dynamics of witnessing memory and trauma in contemporary international theatre (forthcoming, Indiana University Press).

Emilie is a member of the Advisory Board of the international Memory Studies Association and is convenor of the Memory Cloud Project. 

For examples of some of Emilie's public presentations, check out:

* Personal views of 1916 commemorations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnhXTN7BT8o
* Presenting on 'New Memory' at the Abbey Theatre: https://soundcloud.com/abbeytheatre/the-theatre-of-memory-dr
* On witnessing, presented at the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform: http://www.memorystudies-frankfurt.com/events/the-witness-and-the-archive/ (videocast coming soon!)

Publications

Books

Emilie Pine (2018) Performing Witnessing in Contemporary Theatre. Indiana, USA: Indiana University Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2010) The Politics of Irish Memory: Performing Remembrance in Contemporary Irish Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]

Book Chapters

Emilie Pine (2014) 'Body of Evidence: Performing Hunger' In: Conn Holohan and Tony Tracy (eds). Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture. London: Palgrave. Link to full text [Details]
Emilie Pine (2014) 'The Abuse of History/A History of Abuse: Theatre as Memory and the Abbey's Darkest Corner' In: Christopher Collins and Mary Caulfield (eds). Ireland, Memory and Performing the Historical Imagination. London: Palgrave MacMillan. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2015) 'Memory, Storytelling, Exile: Irish Drama since 1990' In: Nicholas Grene, Christopher Morash (eds). The Oxford Companion to Irish Theatre. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2015) 'Our Few and Evil Days' In: Emma Creedon, Sara Keating (eds). Sullied Magnificence: The Theatre of Mark O'Rowe. Dublin: Carysfort Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2015) 'Modernism and Memory' In: Paige Reynolds (eds). Modernist Afterlives. New York: Anthem Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2016) 'The Witness and the Audience' In: Marguerite Corporaal (eds). Dynamics of Memory. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2017) 'Witnessing Memory' In: Barbara Tornquist-Plewa, Tea Sindbaek Andersen (eds). Reception and Memory. Germany: De Gruyter. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2018) 'Memory Theatre' In: Eamonn Jordan, Eric Weitz (eds). Palgrave Handbook to Irish Theatre. London: Palgrave. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2004) 'The Great Escape? The Islandman 1938' In: Kevin Rockett & John Hill (eds). National Cinema and Beyond. Dublin: Four Courts. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2007) ''The Landscape of Betrayal: Denis Johnston's Guests of the Nation0 (1935)'' In: Emilie Pine; (eds). Frank O'Connor: New Critical Essays. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2009) ''The Whole Picture: The Dawn'' In: Eoin Flannery (eds). Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography and Popular Culture. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2010) 'Hugh Leonard' In: Martin Middeke and Peter Paul Schnierer (eds). Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary Irish Playwrights. London: Methuen. [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2010) ''Coming Clean? The Art of Representing the Magdalen Laundries'' In: Emilie Pine; (eds). Memory Ireland, Volume 1. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2011) '¿Living with Ghosts: J.M. Synge and Marina' In: Emilie Pine (eds). J.M. Synge and Modern Irish Drama. Dublin: Carysfort. [Details]
Emilie Pine (2012) ''This is what I need you to do to make it right': Conor McPherson's I Went Down'' In: Emilie Pine (eds). The Theatre of Conor McPherson. Dublin: Carysfort. Link to full text [Details]

Edited Books

Emilie Pine, Fionnuala Dillane, Naomi McAreavey (Ed.). (2016) The Body in Pain in Irish Literature and Culture. UK: Palgrave. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Emilie Pine, Susan Leavy, Mark Keane (2017) 'Digital Reading as Active Witnessing'. Eire-Ireland, . [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2008) 'The Homeward Journey:The Returning Emigrant in Recent Irish Theatre'. Irish University Review, . [Details]
Emilie Pine; (2008) 'Remembering and Forgetting: Memory and Legacy in Irish Theatre and Film'. Eire-Ireland, . [Details]
Emilie Pine (2010) 'The tyranny of memory: Remembering the Great War in Frank McGuinness¿s Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme¿'. Irish University Review, . Link to full text [Details]

Other Journals

Emilie Pine (2014) 'Theatre-as-memory and as witness: Active spectatorship in The Walworth Farce, The Blue Boy and Laundry' BREAC: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies 1 (2) . [Details]
Emiile Pine; (2008) ''The Music of the Tribe: Brian Friel'' Irish Theatre Magazine . [Details]
Emilie Pine (2010) ''The Darkest Hour: Theatrical responses to the Ryan Report'' Irish Theatre Magazine . [Details]
                           

Newspaper Articles

Emilie Pine (2016) Time to stop force=feeding us a male cultural history. Irish Times: Newspaper Articles Available Online [Details]
                   

Electronic Publication

Emilie Pine, Cahal McLaughlin, Margaret Kelleher, Emily Mark-Fitzgerald (2013) Gender and Commemoration, Scholarcast Series 8, First Lecture Series of Irish Memory Studies Network. www.ucd.ie/Scholarcast: Electronic Publication [Details]
Emilie Pine (2013) Commemorating Abuse: Gender Politics and Making Space. Electronic Publication Link to full text [Details]
Emilie Pine (2014) Memory and Community: Second Lecture Series, Irish Memory Studies Network. Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
Emilie Pine (2015) Methodologies of Memory Lecture Series. Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
Emilie Pine (2017) The Theatre of Conor McPherson. Electronic Publication [Details]
                                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Emilie Pine's main research interests are in the interdisciplinary study of modern Irish culture, with a specific focus on memory and trauma studies, theatre and film. Her book, The Politics of Irish Memory: Performing Remembrance in Contemporary Irish Culture is published by Palgrave Macmillan. Her forthcoming book is on the dynamics of witnessing memory and pain in contemporary international theatre (forthcoming, Indiana University Press).
 
Emilie is PI of the major IRC New Horizons Project (2015-18) Industrial Memories, a digital re-reading of the 2009 Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse.

Emilie is Editor of the Irish University Review and recently edited the Special Issue on Moving Memory: The Dynamics of the Past in Irish Culture.

Emilie continues to research Irish culture, memory and trauma and is founding Director of the Irish Memory Studies Research Network (www.irishmemorystudies.com), funded by the Irish Research Council and supported by UCD Humanities Institute. She is Series Editor of 'Gender and Commemoration', UCD Scholarcast Series 8 (ucd.ie/scholarcast).

Emilie is a member of the Advisory Board of the international Memory Studies Association and is convenor of the Memory Cloud Project. Emilie was a member of the Management Committee of COST Action 1203 In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe and on the Steering Committee for the 1916: Home: 2016 project to commemorate Irish Magdalene history.

Current research projects include a study of cultural responses to institutional abuse, the cultural history of Ireland in the 1930s, and a jointly-authored comparative study of European memories of the First World War.

In 2018 Emilie will publish her first collection of non-fiction personal essays with Tramp Press.

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Acting the Man: Peforming Masculinities in Contemporary Irish Theatre
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-12 / 30-SEP-13