Ellen E. Dolgin: Publications and Presentations



Selected Publications and Presentations:


Shaw and the Actresses Franchise League: Staging Equality (McFarland & Co., 2015)
Modernizing Joan of Arc: Concepts, Costumes & Canonization (McFarland & Co., 2008)
“History Plays.” Chap. Contribution to Shaw In Context, Ed. Brad Kent. (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015)

Conferences on Bernard Shaw plays: Papers and talks at conferences, 2009-2017

Summer, 2017: SHAW AT THE SHAW: Conference at the Shaw Festival, Ontario: “Joan of Arc in a 3-Way Mirror: Literature/Theatre/Opera- plenary session with Brigitte Bogar (York Univ., Toronto).

 COMPARATIVE DRAMA CONFERENCE: 2017: “Intersecting/re-focusing Brecht’s Mother Courage in Lynn Nottage’s Ruined—Roundtable discussion participant: Teaching (the plays of) Lisa Loomer

COMPARATIVE DRAMA CONFERENCE: 2016: Author Meets Critics Special Plenary Session on my book, Shaw and the Actresses Franchise League (McFarland, 2015).**

SHAW IN NY CONFERENCE: 2015: “ ‘a little theatre grown up’: The Theatre Guild as Shaw’s American Agent”

ISS Symposia: Papers and talks given in Ayot-St. Lawrence, England, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, CA, and the Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore and Los Angeles. These were about Shaw’s St. Joan, Pygmalion, Fanny’s First Play, Caesar and Cleopatra, Misalliance, Heartbreak House, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Major Barbara.

NeMLA-(Northeast Modern Lang. Assn.) Several papers on women’s and gender studies topics, including: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s play, Aria da Capo, 1919, Julia Alvarez, In the Name of Salome, Nella Larsen, Quicksand, Hallie Flanagan’s Federal Theatre Project of the 1930s.


Interview for WNYC/Studio 360: Spring, 2014: “How A Happy Ending Ruined [Shaw’s] Pygmalion. Aired June 27, 2014. Link online: http://www.studio360.org/story/how-a-happy-ending-ruined-pygmalion/

Panelist at two public events sponsored by David Staller, Project Shaw, NY (2014, 2013)
AAUW (American Association of University Women): Featured Speaker for Women’s History Month:
Northwest Bergen Interbranch (2010): “She said THAT in public?!: From Pinkies to Pointers.” Women’s activism ca. 1850-1910s.
Northwest Bergen Interbranch (2008) “Modernizing Joan of Arc: Joan As Social Everywoman.”