Welcome to the School of Drama, Film and Music
Comprising three departments, the School of Drama, Film and Music enjoys an international reputation for its research activities and achievements. The School’s research outputs are consistent with the highest research activities internationally. More than twenty-five monographs or edited collections by staff have been published by leading academic presses in the past two years. The School’s research activities are guided by three core objectives:
- Ireland & the Arts
- Globalization & the Arts
- Technology & the Arts
Above, we speak to Selina Cartmill about directing 'Medea' in the Samuel Beckett Theatre.
The Department of Drama has a wide range of research interests. Its strengths currently lie in the field of Irish and European Theatre, Theatre and Nation, Interculturalism/Globalization and Performance, Identity Politics & Performance, and Performance and Technology. The Department is located in the Samuel Beckett Centre that comprises a theatre, acting studios and seminar rooms. It offers a taught M.Phil in Theatre and Performance and boasts a large research community of M.Litt & Ph.D students.
Trinity College Dublin is honoured to present the annual Samuel Beckett Summer School, a weeklong celebration and exploration of the works of one of its most famous graduates. Each year we will invite the world's foremost Beckett scholars to present new lectures and seminars on all aspects of Beckett's works.We hope that the School will appeal to a wide range of Beckett enthusiasts by providing the opportunity to savour and study Beckett's works in the context of the university where he began his intellectual life. The next Summer School will be held in July 2013. Visit us on the web at www.beckettsummerschool.com for more information.
The Department of Film also has a broad range of research interests consistent with a small department. It enjoys an international reputation for its research in Irish cinema and the cinemas of the Irish diaspora, as well as for its work in the field of film theory, and British cinema. The Department of Film facilities include a screening room, film library, and digital video production room and are located on campus near the Samuel Beckett Centre. It has a growing body of research students (M.Litt & Ph.D). A major research initiative of the department is Irish Film and TV Research Online.
The Department of Music is located in Front Square of College in its own dedicated premises. Together with the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering it offers an M.Phil in Music & Media Technologies, in addition to research degrees (M.Litt & Ph.D) in its principal areas of research expertise: Musicology and Analysis, Composition, and Music Technology. Among the staff is Ireland’s leading young composer, as well as experts on melodrama, twentieth-century sketch study, Debussy & Purcell. In addition it enjoys the resources of an extensive Audio Archive. It has a very vibrant international research community and hosts scholars from all over the world in its symposia and conferences, and maintains very active links with the arts professions.
News: The School of Drama, Film and Music is excited to announce the launch of a new Structured PhD programme, find further information on the Structured PhD link.