• Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

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1992 …2021

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Biography

Tom Maguire is Head of the School of Arts & Humanities and Professor of Contemporary Drama and Performance at Ulster University. His research engages with the relationships between performance, identity, place and power particularly in Britain and Ireland. He has published widely in the fields of Irish theatre and Scottish theatre, as well as in the areas of Theatre for Young Audiences and Storytelling Performance. He has also undertaken a number of heritage research projects, including the collection Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland, co-edited with Professor Elizabth Crooke in 2018.

In 2021, he was elected as Chair of the Board of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN), one of the constituent networks of ASSITEJ, the international association for theatre for young audiences. He is a co-founder of the Talking TYA research network in Ireland.

He is a Co-Investigator for the AHRC-funded Future Screens NI project and for Museums, Crisis and Covid-19, also funded by the AHRC.

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Ulster University, Tom teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and supervises research students in Drama and in Museums and Cultural Heritages.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Unknown, Higher Education Academy

Award Date: 7 Dec 2020

PhD, University of Glasgow

1 Sep 19881 Jan 1992

Award Date: 1 Jul 1992

Master, University of Edinburgh

Oct 1984Jun 1988

Award Date: 5 Jul 1988

External positions

Chair of the Board, International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network

Mar 2021 → …

Board Member, Young at Art, Belfast

10 Dec 2020 → …

Member, Peer Review College, AHRC

2014 → …

Advisory Board Member, About Performance Journal

Chair of Board, Big Telly Theatre Company, Northern Ireland

Keywords

  • AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
  • Heritage
  • Museum Studies
  • PR English literature
  • drama
  • theatre
  • performance
  • Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Irish drama
  • Scottish theatre
  • applied theatre

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