Dr Victoria Price

  • Senior Lecturer (Theatre, Film & Television Studies)

Research interests

Office hours: Wednesday 12-1pm

Research Interests

Vicky’s research interests include: prostitution and theatre in early modern England; Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre and drama; the seventeenth-century masque (and especially the female masquer); women’s performance and cultural production; Shakespearean adaptations; dramaturgies of adaptation; Scottish theatre and drama.

Research Projects

Vicky is currently working on a monograph on Scottish Adaptations of Shakespeare.


Grants

  • 2017 Chancellors Fund: £5000 for Last Futures: a programme of events at the Tramway to mark the 50th anniversary of 1968. Cross-institutional project with Glasgow School of Art, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • 2015 Chancellors Fund: £5000 for Shakespeare 400: a programme of events to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death
  • 2015 Creative Practices Fund: £300 to facilitate a workshop on Exploring Socially Engaged Arts Practice
  • 2014 L&T Fund: £18,116 to lead a project on Work-Based Learning and a Review and Development of PGT Placement Provision
  • 2014 LTDF Fund: £13,196 for a project on Framing the Student Journey: Using LinkedIn to Increase Student Engagement with the Development of Graduate Attributes. (With Dorothy Aidulis, Dickon Copsey and Gordon Curry, Glasgow University)
  • 2011 Carnegie Trust small research grant
  • 2011 Erasmus Teaching mobility grant, University of Turku

Supervision

Vicky would welcome applications from PhD and MPhil students wishing to undertake research in early modern theatre and drama; Shakespearean Adaptations; and, Scottish theatre and drama. Her current and recent supervision topics include: early modern anatomical performances; representations of dreams and dreaming in seventeenth-century English and Spanish drama; appropriating Shakespearean tragedy: bringing the bard's works closer to modern audiences; the gendered status of the posthuman body in performance.

Recently completed PhD students

  • Laura Bissell, ' The female body, technology and performance: performing a feminist praxis'  (co-supervisor)
  • Andrew Henry, ‘Documenting Landscape Performance: Strategies, Complexities and Potentials’ (co-supervisor)
  • Eilidh Kane:  'Collaboration and Canonicity: Thomas Middleton and the Construction of an Author' (co-supervisor)
  • Emanuela Ponti, 'Performing Dreams in England and Spain, 1570-1670'  (1st supervisor)
  • Ann-Christine Simke, ‘Berlinische Dramaturgien: Dramaturgical Practices in the German Metropolis’ (co-supervisor)

Recently completed MPhil students

  • Markee Rambo-Hood, 'The use of music in Brecht's work' (2nd supervisor)
  • Harry Wilson: 'The Role of the Director in Contemporary Collaborative and Devised Theatre' (co-supervisor)

Current PhD students

  • Dyson-Moss, Gillian
    Is there a contemporary feminist uncanny? An investigation into the relationship between object and performer in solo performance art.
  • Gates, Samuel
    Shakespeare, Johnson and The Tempest: The Significance of the Ariel Songs
  • Hart, Katie
    Politics, Theatre and National Identity: Scottish Women 1997-2017
  • Knotts, Jennifer
    Play/writing histories: Navigating the Personal, Public and Institutional stories of theatre space: An Architextural study of the Citizens Theatre.
  • Ziegler, Molly
    Staging Madness: representations of madness on the early modern English stage

Teaching

  • Reading the Stage (Level 1)
  • Theatre and Society (Level 1)
  • Classical to Modern (Level 2)
  • Shakespearean Adaptations (Honours option)
  • Shaping Futures: Theatre and Cultural Policy (Honours option)
  • Dissertations (Honours)
  • Reading and Interpreting Performance (MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy)
  • Research Methods (MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy)
  • Theatre Archive Placement (MLitt Theatre Studies)
  • Independent Research Project (MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy; MLitt Theatre History)


    In 2014/15, Vicky was nominated by her students for and went onto win the award for Best Feedback at the SRC Student Teaching Awards.
    In 2010/11 Vicky was nominated by her students for an award in Prizes for Excellent Teaching (PETs), the student-led teaching excellence award scheme

Additional Information

Administration

    • Deputy Dean of Learning & Teaching, College of Arts
    • Convenor of Level One Theatre Studies
    • Member of University Learning & Teaching Committee
    • Member of Senate Student Conduct Committee


Previous administrative roles include:

      • Convenor of Graduate Studies for the School of Culture and Creative Arts (2014-2015, and 2017-2019)
      • Convenor of MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy programme (2011-2018)
      • Convenor of MLitt Theatre Studies programme (2011-2018)
      • Convenor of Postgraduate Taught for Theatre Studies (2011-2018)
      • Convenor of MLitt Theatre History programme (2012-2016)
      • College of Arts Graduate Attributes Champion (October 2012 – August 2015)
      • Member of Graduate Attributes Implementation Group (October 2012-August 2015)
      • Convenor of Postgraduate Research in Theatre Studies (September 2011- August 2014)
      • Head of Theatre Studies (September 2007- August 2011)
      • Advisor of Studies (September 2008-August 2011)
      • Senior Honours convenor (September 2006-August 2011)

 
External responsibilities

  • Member of SCUDD Postgraduate Subcommittee (2018-date)
  • External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Drama at the University of Wolverhampton (2017-2021)
  • External Examiner for the MA Drama by Research at the University of Wolverhampton (2017-2021)
  • External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Drama and Performance at University of the Highlands and Islands (2017-2021)
  • External Examiner for the MA Arts (Drama) at De Montfort University (2014-2017)
  • External Examiner for the BA Drama Studies at De Montfort University (2013-2017)
  • Board member of A Moment's Peace Theatre Company (2013-2017)
  • Academic Consultant for BBC iwonder theatre guide (2015)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

 


Publications

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2018

Price, V. (2018) Masques. A History of Royal Fashion (MOOC), FutureLearn in partnership with Historic Royal Palaces. [Website]

2016

Price, V. E. (2016) 'CONJURORS! CONJURORS!...Who wrote this!': Some reflections on Lanark: A life in three acts. Contemporary Theatre Review, 26(1),

2014

Price, V. (2014) A cycle of history plays for Scotland: Rona Munro's The James Plays. Edinburgh Review, 140, pp. 87-96.

Price, V. E. (2014) Something in it for the underdog: the playwriting of Joan Ure. International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 6(2), pp. 22-41.

2012

Price, V.E. (2012) "Two kingdoms...compassed with one Sea": reconstructing kingdoms and reclaiming histories in David Greig's Dunsinane. International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 5(1), pp. 19-32.

2011

Price, V.E. (2011) "Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave": Three short essays (Gender in "Oroonoko"; Heroism in "Oroonoko"; Race in "Oroonoko"). In: McClinton-Temple, J. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature. Facts on File: New York, pp. 202-206. ISBN 9780816071616

2009

Price, V.E. (2009) Peter Benchley. In: Hamilton, G. and Jones, B. (eds.) Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction. Series: Facts on file library of American literature: literary movements. Facts on File: New York, USA. ISBN 9780816071579

2008

Price, V.E. (2008) 'Shops of Incontinence': brothels and hierarchies in early modern London. Drouth, 29, pp. 64-68.

Price, V.E. (2008) From wielding the female pen to troping prostitution. Drouth, 27, pp. 70-74.

Price, V.E. (2008) 'Made to write "whore" upon': Othello and the cultural projection of whoredom. Genre, 28, pp. 69-82.

2007

Price, V.E. (2007) Troping prostitution: Jonson and 'The court pucell'. Nebula, 4(2), pp. 208-222.

2006

Price, V.E. (2006) Holland's leaguer. In: Ditmore, M.H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work. Greenwood Press: Westport, USA, pp. 211-212. ISBN 9780313329685

This list was generated on Fri Sep 20 01:33:34 2019 BST.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Price, V. E. (2016) 'CONJURORS! CONJURORS!...Who wrote this!': Some reflections on Lanark: A life in three acts. Contemporary Theatre Review, 26(1),

Price, V. (2014) A cycle of history plays for Scotland: Rona Munro's The James Plays. Edinburgh Review, 140, pp. 87-96.

Price, V. E. (2014) Something in it for the underdog: the playwriting of Joan Ure. International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 6(2), pp. 22-41.

Price, V.E. (2012) "Two kingdoms...compassed with one Sea": reconstructing kingdoms and reclaiming histories in David Greig's Dunsinane. International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 5(1), pp. 19-32.

Price, V.E. (2008) 'Shops of Incontinence': brothels and hierarchies in early modern London. Drouth, 29, pp. 64-68.

Price, V.E. (2008) From wielding the female pen to troping prostitution. Drouth, 27, pp. 70-74.

Price, V.E. (2008) 'Made to write "whore" upon': Othello and the cultural projection of whoredom. Genre, 28, pp. 69-82.

Price, V.E. (2007) Troping prostitution: Jonson and 'The court pucell'. Nebula, 4(2), pp. 208-222.

Book Sections

Price, V.E. (2011) "Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave": Three short essays (Gender in "Oroonoko"; Heroism in "Oroonoko"; Race in "Oroonoko"). In: McClinton-Temple, J. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature. Facts on File: New York, pp. 202-206. ISBN 9780816071616

Price, V.E. (2009) Peter Benchley. In: Hamilton, G. and Jones, B. (eds.) Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction. Series: Facts on file library of American literature: literary movements. Facts on File: New York, USA. ISBN 9780816071579

Price, V.E. (2006) Holland's leaguer. In: Ditmore, M.H. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work. Greenwood Press: Westport, USA, pp. 211-212. ISBN 9780313329685

Website

Price, V. (2018) Masques. A History of Royal Fashion (MOOC), FutureLearn in partnership with Historic Royal Palaces. [Website]

This list was generated on Fri Sep 20 01:33:34 2019 BST.