Laura Cull Oì Maoilearca

Prof. Dr. Laura Cull Oì Maoilearca is Lector and Head of DAS Graduate School at Academy of Theatre and Dance, Amsterdam University of the Arts in the Netherlands. Her recent research includes the project, Performance Philosophy & Animals: Towards a Radical Equality which asks how performance can contribute to more ethical ways of knowing non-human animals in the entangled contexts of climate crisis and social inequality. She is now working on a new project Climate Imaginaries at Sea which looks at the role of the arts in responding to rising sea levels, including through a collaboration with Amanda Piña. Her forthcoming publications include Interspecies Performance (2023) co-edited with Florence Fitzgerald-Allsopp for Performance Research books. Previous books are: Deleuze and Performance (2009); Theatres of Immanence (2012); Encounters in Performance Philosophy (2014) and The Routledge Companion to Performance Philosophy (2020). Laura is also a core convener of the Performance Philosophy network and co-editor of its journal and book series.