Reading lists

A selection of our event reading lists


Feminist Storytelling Working Group

May 24, 2017

Aston, E. (2016) ‘Agitating for Change: Theatre and a Feminist ‘Network of Resistance’,’ Theatre Research International, 41:1, pp. 5-20

Bailey, J., Steeves, V., Burkell, J. & Regan, P. (2013) ‘Negotiating With Gender Stereotypes on Social Networking Sites: From “Bicycle Face to Facebook’, Journal of Communication Inquiry, 20(10), pp.1-22

Buckley, SA. (forthcoming, 2018) ‘Desertion and ‘divorce Irish style’ (1937-1997)’ in Marriage and the Irish: a Miscellany, ed. Salvador Ryan

Jones, J. (2016) ‘Those taking selfies with Hillary Clinton aren't narcissists - but our best hope’, Guardian, Monday, September 26th, 2016.

Feminist Judgments Project:

Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project:

The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700: 

Yuval-Davis, Nira “Gender and Nation”, Ethnic & Racial Studies. Oct93, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p 621. 12p.

Feminist Storytelling Working Group - Meeting 2

January 17, 2018

Bardon, Sarah, and Hugh Linehan, ‘Anti-harassment Measures for Arts Sector Announced’, Irish Times, 9 November 2017, viewed 30 November 2017 at:

Black, Allida, ‘Are Women “Human”? The UN and the Struggle to Recognize Women’s Rights as Human Rights’, in Akira Irite, Petra Goedde, and William I. Hitchcock, eds, The Human Rights Revolution: An International History, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012, pp. 133-155.

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment,

Connolly, Linda and O’Toole, Tina, Documenting Irish Feminisms, Dublin: Woodfield Press, 2013.

Everyday Stories,

Harvie, Jen, 'The Abuse of Power', in Peter Eckersall and Helena Grehan, eds, The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics, Oxon: Routledge, forthcoming 2018.  

Haughton, Miriam, ‘“Them the Breaks”: #WakingTheFeminists and Staging the Easter/Estrogen Rising’, Contemporary Theatre Review, vol 28, no.1, forthcoming 2018.

Mitchell, Caroline. "Women’s (Community) Radio as a Feminist Public Sphere”, Javnost - The Public, Vol. 5 , Iss. 2,1998, pp.73-85.

National Women’s Council of Ireland,

O’Toole, Fintan, ‘If Theatre Is Not a Safe Space, What Is Left?’, Irish Times, 4 November 2017, viewed 30 November 2017 at:

Royal Court Theatre, ‘Preventing sexual harassment and abuses of power. An offering, a provocation, a hope for culture change. A code of behaviour’, 3 November, viewed 4 November 2017 at

Smyth, Ailbhe, 'Foreword: Above and beyond the silence ' in A Quilty, S Kennedy and C Conlon, eds, The Abortion Papers Ireland: Vol.2, Cork, Attic Press, 2015, pp. ix-xiv

Ticktin, Miriam, ‘The Gendered Human of Humanitarianism’, Gender and History, vol 23, no.2, 2011, pp. 250-265.


Women on Air,

X-ile Project,

On Producing: Industry, Infrastructure and Cultures of Change

February 25, 2019

‘Gender Counts: An Analysis of Gender in Irish Theatre 2006 – 2015’, conducted by #WakingTheFeminists research team, sponsored by the Arts Council Ireland. Free PDFs can be downloaded here:

Elin Diamond, Unmaking Mimesis: Essays on Feminism and Theater. London and New York: Routledge.

Lucy Kerbel, All Change Please: A Practical Guide to Achieveing Gender Equality in Theatre. London: Nick Hern, 2017