PhD Newsroom – The Poetics and Politics of National Identity

Newsroom III

Date: Friday, 28 November 2014
Time: 15:00-18:00 (!)
Venue: Bungehuis, Spuistraat 210, room 3.37

The next session of the PhD Newsroom will take place on Friday, November 28, 15:00-18:00 at the University of Amsterdam (Bungehuis, Spuistraat, room 3.37). The organizers are Josip Kesic (UvA) and Ruud van den Beuken (RUN), the topic will be ‘The Poetics and Politics of National Identity’. Dr Krisztina Lajosi and Dr Boris Noordenbos (both UvA) will participate in the discussion as senior experts. The meeting will be held in English.


  • Liesbeth Korthals Altes. Ethos and Narrative Interpretation: The Negotiation of Values in Fiction. Lincoln and London: Nebraska UP, 2014. (excerpt)
  • Chris Morash. “The Road to God Knows Where: Can Theatre be National?” Irish Theatre on Tour. Eds. Nicolas Grene and Chris Morash. Dublin: Carysforth Press, 2005. 101-115.
  • Optional: Entire chapter Korthals Altes.
  • Optional: Ruud van den Beuken. “MacLiammóir’s Minstrel and Johnston’s Morality: Cultural Memoires of the Easter Rising at the Dublin Gate Theatre.” Irish Studies Review 23.1 (2015). (forthcoming)