Introduction to the ABEI Journal 25.2 – Special Issue Theatre. Written by Eamonn Jordan, Alessandra Rigonato and Michelle Alvarenga.

Author Biographies

  • Eamonn Jordan, University College Dublin

    Eamonn Jordan is Professor in Drama Studies at the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. His books include: The Feast of Famine: The Plays of Frank McGuinness (1997), Dissident Dramaturgies: Contemporary Irish Theatre (2010), From Leenane to LA: The Theatre and Cinema of Martin McDonagh (2014), The Theatre and Films of Conor McPherson: Conspicuous Communities (2019),Justice in the Plays and Films of Martin McDonagh (2019), and Irish Theatre: Interrogating Intersecting Inequalities (2023).

  • Alessandra Rigonato, Universidade Federal do Norte do Tocantins

    Alessandra Rigonato is a professor of English Language and Literature at the Federal University of North Tocantins, Brazil. She holds a PhD in Linguistics and Literary Studies in English at the University of São Paulo with the thesis Humour in times of Troubles. She is administrative director of the Brazilian Association of Irish Studies (ABEI).

  • Michelle Alvarenga, Universidade de São Paulo

    Michelle Alvarenga is a PhD candidate in Irish Drama at University of São Paulo and is currently a PhD visiting student and teaching assistant at the School of English, Drama and Film - University College Dublin. She has also been a lecturer in the literature department of the University of Brasília teaching modules of Anglo-American and Irish literature. She is also a director of the Brazilian Association of Irish Studies (ABEI). Her interests include Irish contemporary theatre and postcolonial studies. Her PhD dissertation examines the most recent plays written by Martin McDonagh.




How to Cite

Jordan, E., Rigonato, A., & Souza, M. A. A. de. (2023). Introduction. ABEI Journal, 25(2), 9-15.