Vicky Angelaki

Professor|Professor

  • Tjänstetitel: Professor
  • Akademisk titel: Professor
  • Avdelning: Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (HSV)
  • Telefon arbete: +46 (0)10-1427822
  • E-postadress: vicky.angelaki@miun.se
  • Besöksadress: Holmgatan 10, Hus M, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden​
  • Rumsnummer: M421
  • Ort: Sundsvall
  • Anställd vid ämnet: 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, where she held full-time, permanent roles at Birmingham City University; University of Birmingham; University of Reading. Her PhD, funded by a College scholarship at Royal Holloway, University of London, was awarded in 2009.
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 (including Erasmus scholarship, Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg)
- 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, 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 (intermediate)

Forskningsområden

Vicky Angelaki's principal research interests are in drama, theatre and performance from the mid-19th century 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.
Vicky 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 -- especially questions of class, spatiality, mobility
Art history and visual forms of representation
Translation and adaptation
American literature post-1800

List of Publications

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Monographs

Angelaki, V. (2022) Martin Crimp’s Power Plays: Intertextuality, Sexuality, Desire. Abingdon and New York: Routledge. (120 pp.)
Angelaki, V. (2019) Theatre & Environment. London: Macmillan/Red Globe Press / Bloomsbury. (104 pp.)
Angelaki, V. (2017) Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain: Staging Crisis. London: Bloomsbury. (266 pp.)
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

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.)
Angelaki, V. and D. Rebellato, eds. (2014) Dealing with Martin Crimp, Special Issue of Contemporary Theatre Review (24.3). (120 pp.)

Journal Articles

Angelaki, V. (2022) “Writing in the Green: Imperatives towards an Eco-n-temporary Theatre Canon”. Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, 10(1), pp. 26-43.
Angelaki, V. (2020) “Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell Twenty Years On”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 30(2), pp. 293-5.
Angelaki, V. (2019) “Performing Migration in Vienna: The Volkstheater Trilogy”, Performing Ethos, 9(1), pp. 9-22.
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.)
Angelaki, V. (2016) “Luc Bondy at the Wiener Festwochen”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 26(3), pp. 404–05.
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.
Angelaki, V. (2015) “From History to ‘Ourstories’ in Martin Crimp’s Metanarratives”, Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, 3(1), pp. 142–55.
Angelaki, V. (2015) “(Up)Setting the Scene: Open Court as Staging and Spectating Intervention”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 25(4), pp. 472–87.
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.
Angelaki, V. (2014) “Introduction: Dealing with Martin Crimp”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 24(3), pp. 309–14.
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.)
Angelaki, V. (2011) “Martin Crimp and Border Crossing: The Australian Turn”, Contemporary Theatre Review, 21(4), pp. 544–46.
Angelaki, V. (2010) “Lessons from Harold Pinter”, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 30(3), pp. 263–73.
Angelaki, V. (2006) “The Private and the Public Wars: A Play by Martin Crimp”, Platform, 1(1), pp. 32–41.

Chapters in Edited Collections

Angelaki, V. (2022) “Creative Contexts and Crises of Care: Ella Hickson’s The Writer", in Escoda, E., E. Monforte and C. Wallace (eds.) British Theatre in the Twenty-First Century: Crisis, Affect, Community. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 39-53.
Angelaki, V. (2021) “Adaptation and Environment: Landscape, Community and Politics in Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm by Duncan Macmillan (2019)”, in Rai, S., M.Gluhovic, S. Jestrovic and M. Saward (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 437-50.
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.
Angelaki, V. (2013) “Introduction”, in Angelaki, V. (ed.) Contemporary British Theatre: Breaking New Ground. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1–8.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

For Vicky Angelaki's text on the climate crisis as engaged with in contemporary theatre for the Drama Online platform, please visit: https://www.dramaonlinelibrary.com/previously-featured-content

Forskning

In autumn 2021, Vicky Angelaki was awarded funding by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for her project "Föreställning av mellanrum: social flyktighet i samtidens teater" (in English: "Performing Interspaces: Social Fluidities in Contemporary Theatre"). The project falls under the RJ Sabbatical grant and will be carried out over the 2022 calendar year. The work will result in an open-access monograph, contracted with Palgrave (Springer).

In the Spring of 2022 (March-May inclusive) Vicky was Visiting Professor (Research) at Sapienza, University of Rome.

Other projects include a number of commissioned book chapters for edited collections and special issues of leading theatre and interdisciplinary journals, including open access (publishers include Bloomsbury; CUP; De Gruyter) and several invited talks concentrating primarily on theatre and environment; social and political drama and performance; creative collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

Vicky Angelaki also co-edits the series Adaptation in Theatre and Performance (contracted with Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-present, with Kara Reilly). To date, ten books have been published, with more titles forthcoming. Further information is available here: https://link.springer.com/series/14373

Within MIUN, Vicky is collaborating with Samuel Edquist (History), Susan Foran (English), Anders E. Johansson (Comparative Literature), Sven Anders Johansson (Comparative Literature) and Biörn Tjällén (History) on the research network "Political Literatures", a major collaborative initiative which operates on a research and research-led teaching planning remit (since 2020, ongoing).

Undervisning

Teaching includes:

Literature and Environment (A, Summer Course)
Transatlantic Literatures (B)
American Literature: Myth and Identity (C, Summer Course)
Contemporary Anglophone Theatre: Text and Context (C)
Literature and Environment (MA, not to be confused with Summer Course)
Political Literatures (Advanced and Doctoral Course)
Vetenskapsteori (Doctoral Course)

As well as supervision at different study / research levels.

Supervision of two PhD theses in collaboration with the University of Reading, UK.

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 recently completed a four-year appointment as External Examiner for the Undergraduate programmes in Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway (2017-21).

Link to Vicky Angelaki's current funded project with Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (1 January - 31 December 2022):

In Swedish

In English

Extra kontaktinformation

https://twitter.com/vickyangelaki

 

Publikationer

Artiklar i tidskrifter

Angelaki, V. (2022). Writing in the Green : Imperatives towards an Eco-n-temporary Theatre Canon. Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, vol. 10: 1, ss. 26-43.  

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. 30: 2, ss. 293-295.  

Artiklar, recensioner

Angelaki, V. (2020). Book review of : Carl Lavery, ed. Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do? Abingdon: Routledge, 2018, xiv + 118 pp., £115 (hardback). Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, vol. 8: 2, ss. 313-317.  

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. (2022). Creative Contexts and Crises of Care : Ella Hickson's The Writer. I Crisis, Representation and Resilience : Perspectives on Contemporary British Theatre. London : Bloomsbury Academic. S. 39-53.

Angelaki, V. (2021). 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. (2021). 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 : Oxford University Press. S. 437-450.

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.

Konferensbidrag

Angelaki, V. (2022). Engagements with Landscape in Contemporary British Theatre. Paper presented at the Reprising Romanticism: Romantic Re-Creations in Contemporary British Theatre (1980-2020), Parma, Italy, May 10, 2022.

Angelaki, V. (2022). The Pandemic and the Anthropocene. Paper presented at the Viral Theatres: Pandemic Past / Hybrid Futures, Berlin, Germany, [DIGITAL], April 28-30, 2022.

Angelaki, V. (2021). Corroded Landscapes, Eroded Communities. Paper presented at the Crisis, Dying, Apocalypse: Subjectivity, Progress and Ecology in the Light of the Anthropocene, [DIGITAL], August 26, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2021). Disturbing the Binary : Country, City and Environmental Concerns in Contemporary British Theatre. Paper presented at the THEATRE AND DRAMA NETWORK (TDN) HISTORY AND MEMORY CONFERENCE, [DIGITAL], December 3-4, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2021). Dystopian Place in Contemporary British Theatre : Disruptive Spatial Re-presentations. Paper presented at the Dystopian/Utopian Theatre in Britain after 2000 and Its Political Spaces conference, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Bielefeld,Bielefeld, Germany, March 11-13, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2021). “Iterations of Authorship in Martin Crimp’s Theatre: Complex Acts of Storytelling”. Paper presented at the Theatre and the Novel: Stories, Practices and Cultural Models of the European Scene between the 20th and the 21st Century conference, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, May 27-28, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2021). Redefining Presence and Absence in COVID Times : Performance, Community, Cohesion. Paper presented at the Political Literatures, Mid Sweden University, June 16, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2021). Writing in the Green : Imperatives towards an Eco-n-temporary Theatre Canon. Paper presented at the Critical Theatre Ecologies (CDE 2021), Augsburg University, Augsburg, Germany, [DIGITAL], June 3–6, 2021.

Angelaki, V. (2020). Ella Hickson and the 21st-Century Female Body Electric. Paper presented at the The New Wave of British Women Playwrights conference, Sorbonne University, Sorbonne, France, [DIGITAL], December 11-12, 2020.

Angelaki, V. (2020). Rooms of Our Own : Pandemics, Solitudes, Collectivities. Paper presented at the Political Literatures, Mid Sweden University, [DIGITAL], June 16, 2020.

Samlingsverk (redaktör)

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

Övrigt

Angelaki, V. (2022). Explore the Theme of Climate Crisis in Theatre. London : Drama Online..

Angelaki, V. (2021). Reflections on a recent call for papers (Critical Stages Co-Edited Volume), a research grant (RJ Sabbatical award), and applied environmental adaptations..

Angelaki, V. (2020). Contemporary British Drama and Society : Beyond Neoliberalism.

Sidan uppdaterades 2022-06-28