David Greig Festival

10 March, 2014


Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, University of Lincoln

Saturday 29 March 2014


Lincoln School of Performing Arts is pleased to announce its 2014 Playwright’s Festival, dedicated to the works of David Greig. On Saturday 29 March 2014, this festival will culminate in a one-day symposium bringing together scholars, theatre practitioners and students to discuss one of Britain’s most enduring, adventurous and engaging playwrights.


To register for the conference, please visit: http://store.lincoln.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=232



Conference Fees:



Full conference rate: £40 including lunch and refreshments


Postgraduate conference rate: £25 including lunch and refreshments


Please direct any enquiries to: davidgreigsymposium@lincoln.ac.uk



Conference Schedule:



10.00 – 10.30am: Registration and welcome


10.30 – 11.30am: Keynote


Professor Dan Rebellato, Royal Holloway, University of London:


Local Hero: The Places of David Greig’


11.30 - 11.45am: Break


11.45 – 1.15pm: Panel One


Dr Marilena Zaroulia, University of Winchester: ‘“A blankness out of which only darkness emerges”: Impressions and aporias of multiculturalism in The Events’


Dr Paola Botham, Birmingham City University: ‘“Looking at the Ground”: David Greig’s History Plays’

            Professor Mark Robson, University of Dundee:‘David Greig’s Other Heading’


1.15 – 2.15pm: Lunch and tour of Lincoln Performing Arts Centre


2.15 – 3.45pm: Panel Two


            Dr David Pattie, University of Chester: ‘Saying Scotland: Grieg and National Narratives’


            Dr Trish Reid, University of Kingston:‘Adventures in Teen-land’


Christine Twite, Queen Mary, University of London and Actors Touring Company: The Events



3.45 – 4.45pm: David Greig in Conversation with Professor Dan Rebellato (tbc)



4.45 – 5.00pm – Break with coffee


5.00 – 6.00pm: Keynote


            Dr Clare Wallace, Charles University, Prague:


‘What happens when we don’t agree? The Energies of Dissonance and the “Limits of Empathy”’



**Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is pleased to present David Greig’s The Events (ATC) on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 March 2014. Tickets are £12, £10 concessions and £5 for students and under-26’s. For tickets please call the box office on 01522 837600 or book online at www.lpac.co.uk**




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