Vicky Angelaki

Professor|Professor

  • Tjänstetitel: Professor
  • Akademisk titel: Professor
  • Annan titel: Ämnesföreträdare
  • Avdelning: Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (HSV)
  • Telefon arbete: 010-142 78 22
  • E-postadress: vicky.angelaki@miun.se
  • Besöksadress: Holmgatan 10, Hus M, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden​
  • Rumsnummer: M421
  • Ämne: Engelska

About Vicky Angelaki

Vicky Angelaki joined the English Subject within the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in January 2020 as Professor in English Literature. Prior to this, she was based in the United Kingdom for 15 years.
Vicky Angelaki's commitment to interdisciplinarity and internationalism informs all aspects of her work. Her research, teaching, conference organizing and extensive collaborative network are driven by this principle.

Bakgrund

Education
- BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2003
- MA in Research (Drama and Theatre) with Distinction, Royal Holloway University of London, 2005
- Postgraduate Certificate in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2007
- PhD in Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London, funded by a College Research Studentship, 2009
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2018

Previous academic roles in the United Kingdom (full-time, permanent):
- Associate Professor of Theatre, University of Reading (2016-20)
- Lecturer in Drama, University of Birmingham (2012-16)
- Lecturer in English and Drama, Birmingham City University (2009-12)

Languages spoken:
- English (native command)
- French (proficient)
- German (proficient)
- Greek (native)
- Swedish (beginner)

Forskningsområden

Vicky Angelaki's principal research interests are in drama, theatre and performance from the 1800s to the present. Within this area, she primarily concentrates on Anglophone and European (mainly German and Scandinavian) drama and performance and she has published extensively on post-war and contemporary British theatre.
Professor Angelaki's methodological approach to her research is interdisciplinary with a strong commitment to the collaboration of the arts / humanities with the sciences and social sciences, especially in the intersections of drama, theatre, performance and the visual arts with sociology, history, politics and climate research.

Main research interests:

Drama, theatre and performance from naturalism to the present
Ecocriticism and the climate crisis
Literary theory and philosophy
Sociology
Art history and visual forms of representation
Translation and adaptation
American literature post-1800

List of Publications (see also below)

Monographs

1. Angelaki, V. (2019) Theatre & Environment. London: Palgrave Macmillan/Red Globe Press. (104 pp.)
2. Angelaki, V. (2017) Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain: Staging Crisis. London: Bloomsbury. (266 pp.)
3. Angelaki, V. (2012) The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (228 pp.)

Edited Collection

Angelaki, V. ed. (2013; reissued in paperback 2016) Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (192 pp.)

Edited Journal Issue

1. Angelaki, V., A. Jeffers and S. Musca, eds. (2019) Theatre and Migration: Between Ethics and Aesthetics, Special Issue of Performing Ethos (9.1). (100 pp.)
2. Angelaki, V. and D. Rebellato, eds. (2014) Dealing with Martin Crimp, Special Issue of Contemporary Theatre Review (24.3). (120 pp.)

Journal Articles

1. Angelaki, V. (2019) “Performing Migration in Vienna: The Volkstheater Trilogy”, Performing Ethos, 9(1), pp. 9-22.
2. Angelaki, V. (2016) “The (In)Human Condition: Animality in Simon Stephens’s Three Kingdoms”, Sillages Critiques, 20. Available at: https://sillagescritiques.revues.org/4411. (10 pp.)
3. Angelaki, V. (2016) “Luc Bondy at the Wiener Festwochen”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 26(3), pp. 404–05.
4. Angelaki, V. (2016) “The Space and Culture of Translation: Ferdinand Bruckner’s Pains of Youth by Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell”, Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, 9(1), pp. 67–82.
5. Angelaki, V. (2015) “From History to ‘Ourstories’ in Martin Crimp’s Metanarratives”, Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, 3(1), pp. 142–55.
6. Angelaki, V. (2015) “(Up)Setting the Scene: Open Court as Staging and Spectating Intervention”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 25(4), pp. 472–87.
7. Angelaki, V. (2014) “Alles Weitere kennen Sie aus dem Kino: Martin Crimp at the Cutting Edge of Representation”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 24(3), pp. 315–30.
8. Angelaki, V. (2014) “Introduction: Dealing with Martin Crimp”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 24(3), pp. 309–14.
9. Angelaki, V. (2013) “Whose Voice? Tim Crouch’s The Author and Active Listening on the Contemporary Stage”, Sillages Critiques, Available at: http://sillagescritiques.revues.org/2989. (10 pp.)
10. Angelaki, V. (2011) “Martin Crimp and Border Crossing: The Australian Turn”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 21(4), pp. 544–46.
11. Angelaki, V. (2010) “Lessons from Harold Pinter”, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 30(3), pp. 263–73.
12. Angelaki, V. (2006) “The Private and the Public Wars: A Play by Martin Crimp”, Platform, 1(1), pp. 32–41.

Chapters in Edited Collections

1. Angelaki, V. (2014) “Witness or Accomplice? Unsafe Spectatorship in the Work of Anthony Neilson and Simon Stephens”, in Aragay, M. and E. Monforte (eds.) Ethical Speculations in Contemporary British Theatre. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 135–51.
2. Angelaki, V. (2013) “Introduction”, in Angelaki, V. (ed.) Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1–8.
3. Angelaki, V. (2013) “Politics for the Middle Classes: Contemporary Audiences and the Violence of Now”, in Angelaki, V. (ed.) Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 57–78.
4. Angelaki, V. (2010) “Ethics Take Centre Stage: Issues and Representation for Today’s Political Theatre”, in Meyer-Dinkgräfe, D. and D. Watt (eds.) Ethical Encounters: Boundaries of Theatre, Performance and Philosophy. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 199–207.
5. Angelaki, V. (2010) “Grenzen hinausschieben, Zuschauer herausfordern: Zur Rezeption Howard Barkers”, in Mengel, E., R. Weiss et al (eds.) Weltbühne Wien/World Stage Vienna: Die Rezeption Anglophoner Dramen auf Wiener Bühnen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, pp. 297–311.
6. Angelaki, V. (2009) “Breaking Down Barriers High and Low: The Case of the UK’s National Theatre”, in Coelsch-Foisner, S. and D. Flothow (eds.) High Culture and/versus Popular Culture. Heidelberg: Winter, pp. 85–93.
7. Angelaki, V. (2008) “Subtractive Forms and Composite Contents: Martin Crimp’s Fewer Emergencies”, in Redling, E. and P. Schnierer (eds.) Contemporary Drama in English 15. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, pp. 31–46.
8. Angelaki, V. (2008) “Taking a Bite of the Big Apple: Martin Crimp’s The Treatment”, in Angel-Perez, E. and A. Poulain (eds.) Hunger on the Stage. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 257–67.
9. Angelaki, V. (2007) “Performing Phenomenology: The Theatre of Martin Crimp”, in Meyer-Dinkgräfe, D. and D. Watt (eds.) Theatres of Thought. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 6-12.
10. Angelaki, V. (2007) “Structuring Consciousness through Objects: Fluctuating Roles and Selves in Crimp, Pinter and Ionesco”, in Meyer-Dinkgräfe, D. (ed.) Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2007. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 126-33.

Pågående forskning

Current projects include a number of commissioned book chapters for edited collections for Bloomsbury, OUP and CUP and several invited talks concentrating primarily on theatre and environment; social and political drama and performance; creative collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

Within MIUN, Vicky is collaborating with Samuel Edquist, Susan Foran and Biörn Tjällén on the new research network "Political Literatures".

In addition to these projects, Vicky is currently working on two major academic publications:

The research monograph Martin Crimp's Power Plays: Intertextuality, Sexuality, Desire (contracted with Routledge, forthcoming)

The co-edited Cambridge Companion to British Playwriting since 1945 (contracted with CUP, forthcoming, Dan Rebellato co-editor)

The co-edited series Adaptation in Theatre and Performance (contracted with Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-present, with Kara Reilly)

Undervisning

Current academic semester:

The Study of Literatures in English-speaking Countries
Transatlantic Literatures
Literature and Environment

As well as supervision at different study / research levels.

Supervision of PhD theses in collaboration with the University of Reading.

Övrigt

Vicky Angelaki regularly peer reviews for major arts and humanities publishers and academic journals and collaborates with major theatres on guest talks and programme essays. Her professional associations have included: European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) German Society for Contemporary Drama in English (CDE) International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR/FIRT), Political Performances Working Group Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) Advisory Committee for the research project “Atmospheric Theatre”, University of Exeter, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council Contributor to the international research project “British Theatre in the Twenty-First Century: Crisis, Affect, Community”, University of Barcelona Contributor to the international project “Migrant Dramaturgies: International Perspectives on Theatre and Migration”, University of Lisbon Visiting Research Fellow, Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway Vicky Angelaki is currently appointed as External Examiner for the Undergraduate programmes in Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway (2017-21)

Publikationer

Artiklar i tidskrifter

Angelaki, V. (2019). Performing Migration in Vienna: The Volkstheater Trilogy. Performing Ethos, vol. 9: 1, ss. 9-22.  

Angelaki, V. (2016). The (In)Human Condition : Animality in Simon Stephens’s Three Kingdoms. Sillages Critiques, vol. 20

Angelaki, V. (2016). The Space and Culture of Translation : Ferdinand Bruckner’s Pains of Youth by Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell. Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, vol. 9: 1, ss. 67-82.  

Angelaki, V. (2015). From History to ‘Ourstories’ in Martin Crimp’s Metanarratives. Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, vol. 3: 1, ss. 142-155.  

Angelaki, V. (2015). (Up)Setting the Scene : Open Court as Staging and Spectating Intervention. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 25: 4, ss. 472-487.  

Angelaki, V. (2014). Alles Weitere kennen Sie aus dem Kino : Martin Crimp at the Cutting Edge of Representation. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 24: 3, ss. 315-330.  

Angelaki, V. (2014). Dealing with Martin Crimp. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 24: 3, ss. 309-314.  

Angelaki, V. (2014). Introduction : Dealing with Martin Crimp. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 24: 3, ss. 309-314.  

Angelaki, V. (2013). Whose Voice? Tim Crouch’s The Author and Active Listening on the Contemporary Stage. Sillages Critiques, vol. 16

Angelaki, V. (2011). Martin Crimp and Border Crossing : The Australian Turn. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback),  

Angelaki, V. (2010). Lessons from Harold Pinter. Studies in Theatre & Performance, vol. 30: 3, ss. 267-273.  

Angelaki, V. (2006). The Private and the Public Wars : A Play by Martin Crimp. Platform, vol. 1: 1, ss. 32-41.

Artiklar, forskningsöversikter

Angelaki, V. (2020). Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell Twenty Years On. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 2, ss. 293-295.

Artiklar, recensioner

Angelaki, V. (2016). Luc Bondy at the Wiener Festwochen. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 23: 3  

Böcker

Angelaki, V. (2019). Theatre & Environment. London : Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

Angelaki, V. (2017). Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain: Staging Crisis. London : Bloomsbury Academic

Angelaki, V. (2012). The Plays of Martin Crimp: Making Theatre Strange. Palgrave Macmillan  

Kapitel i böcker, del av antologier

Angelaki, V. (2020). Adaptation and Environment : Landscape, Community and Politics in Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm by Duncan Macmillan (2019). I The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance. Oxford University Press.

Angelaki, V. (2014). Witness or Accomplice? Unsafe Spectatorship in the Work of Anthony Neilson and Simon Stephens. I Ethical Speculations in Contemporary British Theatre. Palgrave Macmillan. S. 135-151.

Angelaki, V. (2013). Introduction. I Contemporary British Theatre : Breaking New Ground. Palgrave Macmillan.  

Angelaki, V. (2013). Politics for the Middle Classes : Contemporary Audiences and the Violence of Now. I Contemporary British Theatre : Breaking New Ground. Palgrave Macmillan. S. 57-78.  

Angelaki, V. (2010). Ethics Take Centre Stage : Issues and Representation for Today’s Political Theatre. I Ethical Encounters: Boundaries of Theatre, Performance and Philosophy. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. S. 199-207.

Angelaki, V. (2010). Grenzen hinausschieben, Zuschauer herausfordern : Zur Rezeption Howard Barkers. I Weltbühne Wien/World Stage Vienna : Die Rezeption Anglophoner Dramen auf Wiener Bühnen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. S. 297-311.

Angelaki, V. (2009). Breaking Down Barriers High and Low : The Case of the UK’s National Theatre. I High Culture and/versus Popular Culture. Universitätsverlag Winter. S. 85-93.

Angelaki, V. (2008). Subtractive Forms and Composite Contents : Martin Crimp’s Fewer Emergencies. I Contemporary Drama in English 15.. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. S. 31-46.

Angelaki, V. (2008). Taking a Bite of the Big Apple : Martin Crimp’s The Treatment. I Hunger on the Stage. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. S. 257-267.

Angelaki, V. (2007). Performing Phenomenology : The Theatre of Martin Crimp. I Theatres of Thought. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. S. 6-12.

Angelaki, V. (2007). Structuring Consciousness through Objects : Fluctuating Roles and Selves in Crimp, Pinter and Ionesco. I Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. S. 126-133.

Samlingsverk (redaktör)

Angelaki, V. (ed.) (2013). Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground. Palgrave Macmillan