Vicky Angelaki


  • Professional title: Professor
  • Academic title: Professor
  • Department: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSV)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1427822
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  • Visitor address: Holmgatan 10, Hus M, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden​
  • Room number: M508
  • Location: Sundsvall
  • Employee in the subject: English


Articles in journals

Jeffery, L. & Angelaki, V. (2022). Introduction. Green Letters. Studies in Ecocriticism, vol. 26: 3, pp. 203-209.  

Angelaki, V. & Sakellaridou, E. (2022). On Theatre and Ecology at Critical Junctions : Editors’ Introduction. Critical Stages / Scènes critiques, vol. 26  

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

Angelaki, V. (2019). Performing Migration in Vienna: The Volkstheater Trilogy. Performing Ethos, vol. 9: 1, pp. 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, pp. 67-82.  

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

Angelaki, V. (2015). (Up)Setting the Scene : Open Court as Staging and Spectating Intervention. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 25: 4, pp. 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, pp. 315-330.  

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

Angelaki, V. (2014). Introduction : Dealing with Martin Crimp. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 24: 3, pp. 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, pp. 267-273.  

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

Articles, book reviews

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, pp. 313-317.  

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

Articles, reviews/surveys

Angelaki, V. (2020). Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell Twenty Years On. Contemporary theatre review (Hardback), vol. 30: 2, pp. 293-295.  


Angelaki, V. (2022). Martin Crimp’s Power Plays : Intertextuality, Sexuality, Desire. Abingdon : Routledge

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  

Chapters in books

Angelaki, V. (2023). Ella Hickson’s ANNA (2019) and Lucy Kirkwood’s Mosquitoes (2017) : Staging the Female Body Electric. In The New Wave of British Women Playwrights : 2008 – 2021. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 93-110.  

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

Angelaki, V. (2022). Environment, Virus, Dystopia : Disruptive Spatial Representations. In Twenty-First Century Anxieties : Dys/Utopian Spaces and Contexts in Contemporary British Theatre. Walter de Gruyter (Contemporary Drama in English Studies). pp. 43-56.  

Angelaki, V. (2021). Adaptation and Environment: Landscape, Community, and Politics in Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm by Duncan Macmillan (2019). In The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance. Oxford : Oxford University Press. pp. 437-450.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collections (editor)

Angelaki, V. (ed.) & Sakellaridou, E. (ed.) (2022). Critical Stages / Scènes critiques. Issue No 26, 2022. International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC) (Critical Stages / Scènes critiques 26).  

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

Conference papers

Angelaki, V. (2022). Empathy, Environment, Embodiment : Self and Cosmos in Contemporary British Theatre. Paper presented at the Empathy Colloquium, Lisbon, Portugal, october 6, 2022

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, Stockholm/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.


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.

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