Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award
Institution: University College Dublin
Emilie Pine is Associate Professor in Modern Drama at UCD, and author of the No.1 bestseller Notes to Self (Tramp Press). Emilie 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). Emilie has published 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. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the international Memory Studies Association and is convenor of the Memory Cloud Project.
As a Fulbright Irish Studies Scholar to the University of California Berkeley, Dr Pine taught a graduate seminar on Irish culture and conduct research towards a cultural history of Ireland in the 1930s.