Professor & Author
Emilie Pine is Associate Professor in Modern Drama at UCD, and is author of the bestseller Notes to Self published by 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 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. Her forthcoming book is on the dynamics of witnessing memory and trauma in contemporary international theatre (forthcoming, Indiana University Press). Emilie is a member of the Advisory Board of the international Memory Studies Association and is convenor of the Memory Cloud Project.
Notes to Self has quite simply reinvented not just Irish, but all autobiographical work. A series of six deeply personal interlocking essays, you won’t want to put it down. Achingly honest, this book is shockingly raw and yet is the most exquisitely precise prose we have read in many years. It has blown the critics […]