Dr Alex Mangold

M.A. (Augsburg), MSc (Chester), PhD (Wales), FHEA

Dr Alex Mangold


Department of Modern Languages

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Collaborative Provision Board (CPB) representative for FASS

Senate Member, Year Abroad Coordinator (German) & Level I Tutor (Modern Languages)


Module Coordinator


My research focuses on three broad areas and themes:

In Theatre & Performance Studies, my main interests are Contemporary British&European Theatre, Performance Philosophy, Lacanian Psychoanalysis & Zizek, Sarah Kane and the New Tragic.

In Translation Studies, I focus on dialogue translation and on translation theory related to Television, Film and Theatre translation.

My linguistic research is mostly based on German Grammar and has resulted in a social media and book project titled MONKEY RAISINS, MONKEY NUTS.

I welcome applications from graduates for MA, MPhil or PhD research projects in any of these areas.


Mangold, A 2019, 'Failure, Trauma, and the Theatre of Negativity: The New Tragic in Contemporary Theatre and Performance', New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 33-43. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266464X18000593
Mangold, A 2018, Failure, Trauma and the Theatre of Negativity: Manifestations of the New Tragic in Contemporary Theater and Performance. in E Katsouraki & T Fisher (eds), Beyond Failure: New essays on the cultural history of failure in theatre and performance. Taylor & Francis.
Bean, R 2018, Kiss Me. translated by Alexander Mangold, Ahn & Simrock , Hamburg.
Bean, R 2018, Young Marx. translated by Alexander Mangold, Ahn & Simrock , Hamburg.
Zeller, F 2017, Pläne. translated by Alexander Mangold, Goethe-Institut.
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