|Name:||Dr. Eileen Curley|
|Title:||Associate Professor of English|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 214|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2536|
|Personal Web Page:||http://foxweb.marist.edu/users/eileen.curley|
BA in Theatre, Grinnell College, Phi Beta Kappa
I teach American Drama I & II, Modern Drama, British Drama II, Postcolonial Drama, Intro to Theatre, Stagecraft, Honors: Performing the Nation, The Literary Traditions of Harry Potter, Writing for College and a variety of other classes. I am also the co-coordinator of English Internships. Syllabi and schedules for all courses can be accessed through the website listed above.
For the Fall 2015 semester, I will be teaching in Florence Italy as part of the Freshman Florence Experience (FFE) Program.
For additional information, including a full CV, theatrical portfolio, and resources for internship & job listings, please see the linked website.
|Awards & Honors:||
Award for Distinguished Service, Marist College, 2008
Articles & Chapters in Edited Collections:
"Parlour Conflagrations: Science and Special Effects in Manuals for Amateur Theatricals," Popular Entertainment Studies, 6.1 (2015): 26-41.
"'a most dreadful position': Amateur Reputations in a Professional World," PAR 28: A Tyranny of Documents: The Performance Historian as Film Noir Detective: Essays Dedicated to Brooks McNamara, edited by Stephen Johnson (2011): 160-168.
"Recording Forbidden Careers: Nineteenth-Century Amateur Theatricals" in Scrapbooks, Snapshots and Memorabilia: Hidden Archives of Performance, edited by Glen McGillivray, (Peter Lang 2011): 229-248.
"A Shot over the Bow: William Gillette and Amateur Play Piracy," Journal of American Drama and Theatre 22.3 (2010): 23-41.
"Tainted Money? Nineteenth Century Charity Theatricals," Theatre Symposium 15: Theatre and the Moral Order (2007): 52-73.
Review of An Introduction to Theatre Design by Stephen Di Benedetto and Scene Design: Rendering and Media by Wenhai Ma. Theatre Topics 23 (2013).
Review of Arsenic and Clam Chowder: Murder in Gilded Age New York by James Livingston. Hudson River Valley Review 27.2 (2011): 161-163.
Review of Strange Duets: Impresarios and Actresses in the American Theatre, 1865-1914 by Kim Marra. Theatre Journal 60.1 (2008): 155-156.
Nineteenth-Century Theatre of the United States and United Kingdom; Scenic Design; Gender in Performance; Amateur and Community Performance; Theatrical Architecture and Audiences; Performance of Nation and Empire.
|Conferences & Workshops:||
“Community-Building through Dogs and Opera: Pre-WWI Florentine Amateur Theatre.” Mid-America Theatre Conference, March 2015
“Charitable Ticket Sales: The Changing Role of the Patroness System and Audience Access to Nineteenth-Century Theatricals in New York.” RAPPT, London, June 2014.
“Troubled Collaboration: Belasco, the Fiskes, and the Society Playwright, Mrs. Burton Harrison,” Mid-America Theatre Conference, March 2014
“Parlor Conflagrations: Adaptations of Theatre Technology,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Washington DC, August 2012
"Effortlessly Feminine: Debutantes and Performance in Late Victorian London," Mid-America Theatre Conference, Chicago IL, March 2012
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
American Theatre and Drama Society
American Society for Theatre Research