Patrick Finn, MFA, PhD

PhD Department of English University of Victoria, Canada
MFA Directing School of Creative and Performing Arts University of Calgary, Canada
BA Department of English McGill University, Canada

Patrick Finn

Areas of Research

Performance in theory and practice.
Post-disciplinary explorations of technology. Particular interest in human / non-human interaction, creative / experimental use of technology, and models of collaboration.
Drama & Story
The study and practice of sharing of information performance and story.
Area Studies (English and Drama)
Medieval, Renaissance, Shakespeare, Modern and Contemporary, Anglo-Irish, Canadian, and new work in English.
Research Methods & Media
Approaches to knowledge and its dissemination.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning / Collaboration
Exploration of new models of learning, with a particular emphasis on technology.
Study and practice of creativity as a primary driver for discovery.

Supervising degrees

Drama - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Computational Media Design - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Computational Media Design - Masters: Accepting Inquiries

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