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Programme de maitrise sur le theatre d'Irlande BOURASSA ANDRE G



Je vous retransmets telle quelle, pour celles et ceux qui maitrisent la=20
langue anglaise, cette annonce d'un nouveau programme d'etudes superieures=
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en theatre offert par le Centre Samuel Beckett.=20
Andre G. Bourassa

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From: Dennis Kennedy <dkennedy@TCD.IE>

The Samuel Beckett Centre for Drama and Theatre Studies
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Trinity College, Dublin

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (M. Phil.)
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IRISH THEATRE STUDIES

The M.Phil. in Irish Theatre Studies includes a study of the major texts an=
d
practices of Irish theatre from the nineteenth century to the contemporary
scene, and an exploration of the cultural, institutional, and theoretical
contexts that have shaped theatre and performance in the island.  Since its
foundation in 1592, Trinity College has been the fountainhead of some of th=
e
greatest work in world theatre from Congreve and Goldsmith to Synge and
Beckett.  In 1981 Trinity launched Ireland=92s first university drama
department, named in honour of the Nobel laureate who studied and taught
here. The Samuel Beckett Centre for Drama and Theatre Studies now offers a
full range of academic degrees from B.A. to Ph.D., as well as an innovative
three year actor training programme in collaboration with the Abbey Theatre=
..
The M.Phil. course will provide a strong base for further advanced work in
fields as varied as theatre and performance studies, Irish Studies,
literature, cultural and critical studies, colonial and post-colonial
studies, and arts management.=20


PROGRAMME OF STUDY

Irish theatre:  the historical development of theatre in Ireland and Irish
theatre since the nineteenth century, with an emphasis on issues of text,
performance and national / cultural identity.  The course will draw on
current productions as much as possible, and will explore a range of theatr=
e
practices.

Contemporary Irish Theatre in Context: the theatre practice of contemporary
Irish and visiting theatres, and the institutional frameworks which shape
the production or reception of contemporary Irish theatre such as the Arts
Council and the National Theatre Society.  Invited speakers will discuss
their work with students, supplemented by sessions focusing on contextual o=
r
background information.=20

Courses in Critical and Cultural Theory: Current theoretical approaches to
the study of representation and culture at a broader, interdisciplinary
level, including a range of artistic practices and cultural traditions whic=
h
students will be encouraged to bring to bear on their studies in Irish thea=
tre.=20

A Dissertation of not more than 20,000 words on an approved aspect of Irish
theatre. Depending on the subject, students may undertake a placement for
the study of a professional company, director or theatre. The Department
will help to organise such  placements, subject to approval and negotiation=
.=20

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is by written coursework, oral presentation and the dissertation=
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DURATION

The course lasts for one full academic year from the beginning of October
until the end of the following September. Formal teaching and coursework
will be completed in May, after which students will focus on their
dissertations, and need not be resident.  Timing of placements, where
appropriate, will depend on individual projects.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should have a good honours degree of Upper Second or above, a =
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average (3.0) for North American students, or equivalent qualification.=20

FEES

Intending applicants should confer with Graduate Admissions, as increases
are likely from year to year.
Fees for 1995-96:
European Union  students                IR =A32000=20
Non-EU students                         IR =A35500=20

APPLICATIONS

Enquiries and correspondence concerning admission to the course should be
made to:

The Graduate Admissions Office
Trinity College
Dublin 2
Ireland
Tel.  (353 1) 608 2182=20
Fax   (353 1) 671 2821

Completed applications for admission must be made to the Dean of Graduate
Studies by 1 April of the year in which admission is sought for EU students=
,
and by 1 March for non-EU students.  Applications from serious candidates
can, however, be considered after these dates.=20

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information about the course, INCLUDING A DETAILED BROCHURE,
please contact:

The Samuel Beckett Centre for Drama and Theatre Studies
Trinity College
Dublin 2
Ireland

Tel.  (353 1) 702 1239 or (353 1) 702 2266
Fax   (353 1) 679 3488

EMail           amullign@tcd.ie


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