Dr Karen Juers-Munby

Senior Lecturer

Current Teaching


I welcome appliations for PhD study. I have supervised and co-supervised the following PhD projects:

  • Manel Ziani, Algerian Theatre: A Journey from Popular Theatre to Modern Theatre (current)
  • Ildiko Rippel, Raptures/Ruptures of the Real: The Non-Performer in Contemporary Performance Practice (2017)
  • Piotr Woycicki, The Politics of Perception in Post-cinematic Performance: Anexploration of the interinvolvement of theatre and film in contemporaryperformance andcinema (2011)
  • Peter Petralia, Reshaping Spatiality: Cognitive perception and the fracturing of theatrical space (2011)
  • Kathryn Whittaker, Representing the 'crisis' in masculinity: British and North American male playwrights, (2009, 2nd supervisor)
  • Kerstin Bueschges, On hair, fishtails and voices: resisting femininity in contemporary performance practice (2007).

I also supervise MA Dissertations on the MA in Contemporary Arts Research.


I am currently Director of Studies for Part II Theatre Studies and teach on the following modules:

LICA100 Modernism in the Arts, contribution of lectures

LICA180 Introduction to Theatre Studies, contribution of lectures

LICA200 Critical Reflections

LICA284 Postwar European Playwrights, Convenor

LICA384 Contemporary European Postdramatic Theatre, Convenor

LICA281/381 Theatre Practice and Advanced Theatre Practice, Supervision of practical group projects, Convenor

LICA300 Dissertation