Sarah McCourt

Graduate School Skills Workshops

17th January 2012:

Completing your thesis

8th December 2011:

Preparing for your viva

26th November 2010:

Going Global: Presenting a Conference Paper

August 2010:

South West Universities GRADschool

The course developed competencies in Personal Effectiveness, Communication Skills, Networking and Teamworking and Career Management.

22nd July 2009:

Project &Time Managing Your PhD

26th May 2009:

Efficient Reading in Research

26th May 2009:

Tackling a PhD Literature Review

8th April 2009:

Exploring Theory

26th February 2009:

Taking Control of your Research Project: Personal Effectiveness

18th February 2009:

Managing Paper Piles: Introduction to Endnote

16th February 2009:

Introduction to Electronic Journals

22nd January 2009:

Avoiding PhD Pitfalls: Plagiarism




July 2013:

IFTR, Barcelona: Re-Routing Performance

Paper Presented: Changing Languages of Performance: Adapting Shakespeare

Also a member of the Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy Working Group.

27th April 2013:

University of Warwick, Theatre at the Crossroads of Language and Genre

Paper Presented: Adapting Shakespeare for the 21st Century Stage 

18th January 2013:

Colloquium of Performance Research, Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

Paper: The interplay of multiple selves in reconstructing autobiographical experiences for performance - recounting domestic abuse in Monstrous Love.

26th May 2011:

13th Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, British Shakespeare institute, Stratford upon Avon.

Paper: Beyond Adapting Dialogue

Graduate Research Forum, Exeter

23rd February 2011:

Presented a paper on adapting Shakespeare using collaborative working practices.  The paper reflected on a practical research project that I had undertaken in January in which eight practitioners collabroatively created an adaptation of King Lear.  The resulting adaptation was performed in Roborough Studios on 27thJanaury 2011.

Teaching in Higher Education

December 2009:

LTHE Stage 2

1st October 2009:

LTHE Stage 1