Isidore Diala teaches in the Department of English, Imo State University Owerri, Nigeria. His first article on Irobi’s drama appeared recently in Research in African Literatures 36.4 (2005): 87–114.
Maria Doyle is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of West Georgia, where she teaches drama and Irish studies. Her research on modern Irish drama has appeared in forums including Theatre Journal and New Hibernia Review. In addition to a larger project on Marina Carr, she is currently working on an article exploring the uses of violence in Martin McDonagh’s plays.
Carolin Ferreira is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sound and Image of the Portuguese Catholic University in Porto. She studied film and theatre studies in Vienna, Bristol, and Berlin, where she wrote her doctoral theses on contemporary Latin-American drama and has worked as a dramaturge and lecturer in Germany and Portugal. Current key interests of investigation are questions of identity and postcoloniality in Portuguese-speaking film and drama.
R. Darren Gobert is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at York University, where he teaches drama, dramatic theory, and performance studies.
John Reid is Associate Head of the School of English and Drama and Principal Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. His main area of specialisation is nineteenth-century European drama. He is the author of a forthcoming study Chekhov and Polemic: The Rhetoric of Chekhovian Comedy. He is currently testing Koltès’s claim the Hergé’s TinTin constitutes the dramaturgical sublime in a gangster chic production of Roberto Zucco. [End Page 145]