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The Decline and Fall of the Press: Dion Boucicault - Virtuoso, Journalist, Plagiarist

When

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 17:00 - 18:30

Where

Online

Tickets

Free but booking is essential

Public lecture by Dr Aoife Monks (QMUL) and panel discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dion Boucicault

Dr Aoife Monks is Reader in Theatre and Performance Studies at Queen Mary University of London where she is Director of Research in the Department of Drama, and Queen Mary’s Director of Arts and Culture. She has published two books on costume and recently collaborated with the National Theatre’s costume department to produce an exhibition and photography book on their work. Her current project considers the recent histories of virtuosity during the Celtic Tiger, investigating the 19th century performance residues that made themselves felt in the 1990s, particularly the legacies of Dion Boucicault.

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