5pm on Tuesdays in Trinity Term, 2012. University of Oxford
Desgn: Rhys Tranter

The University of Oxford has announced the speakers for this year’s Samuel Beckett Debts and Legacies series:

Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies 2012 
University of Oxford

5.30pm on Tuesdays in Trinity Term, 2012.
New Seminar Room, St John’s College, Oxford.

23 April — Dr Kirsten Shepherd-Barr
(University of Oxford)
“Beckett’s Evolutionary Vision”

30 April — Dr Yoshiki Tajiri
(University of Tokyo)
“The pseudocouple and sexuality – Rereading Mercier and Camier

7 May — Professor David Pattie
(University of Chester)
“The Arrival of Godot: Beckett, British Theatre and the 1950s”

14 May — Dr Gaby Hartel
Out of the Dark or From the Visual World? Non-Iconic Sounds in High Modernity`s New Aurality and Samuel Beckett’s Use of the Radio.

21 May — Dr Katherine Weiss
(East Tennessee State University)
“The (Dis)appearing Body in Beckett’s Stage Plays”

28 May — Professor Chris Ackerley
(University of Otago, NZ)
“Monadic Consciousness: from The Unnamable to Endgame

4 June — Mr Jonathan Heron
(Artistic Director, Fail Better Productions, & IATL Fellow, University of Warwick)
“‘what do you take me for, a something machine?’: the 1964 National Theatre production of Play (and some new experiments in 2014)”

11 June — Dr Dan Katz
(University of Warwick)
“A Few Days Are All We Have: Malone Dies and Some Modern American Poems”

You can find out more by visiting the official Debts and Legaces website. [Read More]

Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer based in Cardiff, Wales, UK. He is the author of Beckett's Late Stage (2018), and his work has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of books and periodicals. He holds a BA, MA, and a PhD in English Literature. His website RhysTranter.com is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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