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Assoc Professor Emilie Pine

Assoc Professor

Emilie Pine

Associate Professor
School of English, Drama and Film
716 8330
University College Dublin, School of English Drama and Film, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Emilie Pine is Associate Professor in Modern Drama at UCD, and is author of the No.1 bestseller Notes to Self (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). Please see for more on this project. 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. For examples of some of Emilie's public presentations, check out: Personal views of 1916 commemorations: Presenting on 'New Memory' at the Abbey Theatre: On witnessing, presented at the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform:


  • Associate Professor of Modern Drama
    University College Dublin, School of English, Drama, Film and Creative Writing, Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2008


  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin