Professor Jane Milling

Research supervision

I welcome enquiries from MPhil and PhD students interested in working on British theatre history particularly of the long eighteenth century, as well as students working on issues of gender, politics, participation, and popular performance related to twentieth-century and contemporary performance.

Recent PhD students have looked at Crossdressing in Modern British Playwrighting, 18th Century Actresses, Gender and Performative Writing in Psycho-physical actor training, Masculinities in Contemporary British Plays, Hakka Women Theatre Directors, Mindfulness in Thai Theatre Training, Black British Playwrights, Ethical Practice in Applied Theatre, British Asian Women Dramatists, Thai Classical Dance and Pedagogy, Representing Madness in Contemporary British Playwriting.

Past PhD students are academics at Women's University Seoul, Kent University, De Montfort University, University of Nottingham, University of South Wales, Thammasat University.

Current students are researching Performing Masculinities 1880 - 1930, GB Shaw and Arabic Theatre, and Representations of Salome.

Research students

Current research students and topics:

Aqeel Abdulla, The representation of Muslim women in contemporary British drama

Jon Venn, Representing Madness in Contemporary British Playwriting

Pawinee Boonserm, Classical Thai Dance and Pegagogy