Position

Lecturer in Drama
Department of Drama

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Comparative Drama (2004), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A. in Comparative Literature (2000), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Joint B.A. and M.A. in English Philology (1997), Sofia University St. Kliment Okhridski

Honours, awards and grants

Vice President, Japan Studies Association (USA)

Annual Conference Co-Chair, Japan Studies Association (USA)

Key responsibilities

Director of Studies, Drama Department

Honours Coordinator, Drama Department (shated with Dr. Will Peterson in S1 2015)
Postgraduate Coordinator, Drama Department (shared with Dr. Will Peterson in S1 2015)

Topic Coordinator:

  • DRAM1001  Drama 1A: First Stages
  • DRAM1002  Drama 1B: Bodies of Work
  • DRAM2100  Modern Theatre: The Rise of the Director
  • DRAM2101  Modern Theatre: Companies and Directors
  • DRAM2103  Reading Theatre: Plays in Production
  • DRAM3100  Performance Theories: Time, Space and the Body
  • DRAM3105  Asian Theatres
  • DRAM3200  Studio Workshop -- Beyond Stanislavski
  • DRAM7100  Honours Thesis in Drama
  • DRAM7100A Honours Thesis in Drama
  • DRAM7100B Honours Thesis in Drama
  • DRAM7104  Performance Research

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Creative Arts
  • Drama
  • Gender Studies
  • Other language, literature and culture

Research interests

  • Post-communist drama, theatre and performance in the context of EU integration
  • Theories of translation, stage adaptation and performance theory
  • Cross-cultural performance and intercultural theatre
  • Theatre historiography and aesthetic reception: Irish, British, Scandinavian, Russian, Bulgarian, East Asian
  • Colonial and postcolonial encounters in literature and drama; postcolonial theory and criticism
  • Nationalism and its influence on drama, literature and the arts
  • Cinematic encounters East-West

Supervisory interests

  • Cultural analysis, drama productions
  • Drama
  • Dramaturgy, adaptation and creative development
  • Intercultural theatre
  • Modernist theatre
  • Theatre historiography
  • Translation theory

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor : Dramaturgy/development of new work and theatre historiography (1) ; Cultural analysis, theatre historiography (1) ; Futurism and performativity (1) ;

Publications

  • Ivanova, M. (2011). Elias Loennrot. In Tracy Irons-Georges and Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman, ed. Critical Survey of Poetry. 4th ed. Pasadena, California: Salem Press.
  • Ivanova, M. (2008). Dublin 1907. In John E. Findling and Kimberly D Pelle, ed. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. 2nd ed. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland and Company, pp. 190-192.
  • Ivanova, M. (2008). Dublin 1865. In John E. Findling and Kimberly D Pelle, ed. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland and Company.
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). Pleasantly Scary by Yana Borisova. Drama Centre, Flinders University
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). The Tragedian by Rodney Lee Rogers. Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Plovdiv Dramatic Theatre.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. (2014). The Doom of Sosruquo. Bakehouse Theatre
  • Ivanova, M. and Vickery-Howe, A. (2017). Dramaturgy of Mobility: Towards Crossover and Fusion in Out of the Ordinary. Australasian Drama Studies, 70 pp. 159-186.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). On Hiroshima, Memory and the A-Bomb Maiden: Inoue Hisashi’s The Face of Jizo (Chichi to kuraseba) Japan Studies Association Journal, 13 pp. 1-23.
  • Ivanova, M. (2005). "Fair Fierce Women:" From the Rat-Wife and Peg Inerny to Cathleen Ni Houlihan. Text and Presentation, pp. 145-158.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. and Vickery-Howe, A. (2017). Dramaturgy of Mobility: Towards Crossover and Fusion in Out of the Ordinary. Australasian Drama Studies, 70 pp. 159-186.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). On Hiroshima, Memory and the A-Bomb Maiden: Inoue Hisashi’s The Face of Jizo (Chichi to kuraseba) Japan Studies Association Journal, 13 pp. 1-23.
  • Ivanova, M. (2005). "Fair Fierce Women:" From the Rat-Wife and Peg Inerny to Cathleen Ni Houlihan. Text and Presentation, pp. 145-158.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. (2011). Elias Loennrot. In Tracy Irons-Georges and Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman, ed. Critical Survey of Poetry. 4th ed. Pasadena, California: Salem Press.
  • Ivanova, M. (2008). Dublin 1907. In John E. Findling and Kimberly D Pelle, ed. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. 2nd ed. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland and Company, pp. 190-192.
  • Ivanova, M. (2008). Dublin 1865. In John E. Findling and Kimberly D Pelle, ed. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland and Company.
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). Pleasantly Scary by Yana Borisova. Drama Centre, Flinders University
  • Ivanova, M. (2015). The Tragedian by Rodney Lee Rogers. Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Plovdiv Dramatic Theatre.
    [Web Link]
  • Ivanova, M. (2014). The Doom of Sosruquo. Bakehouse Theatre

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