Trinity College Dublin · 10-16 August 2014
Design: Rhys Tranter

The 2014 Samuel Beckett Summer School runs from 10–16 August 2014. Applications now available from our website.

Preliminary list of speakers:

  • Elizabeth Barry
  • Gerald Dawe
  • Lois More Overbeck
  • Laura Salisbury
  • Anthony Uhlmann
  • Dirk Van Hulle
  • A Roundtable discussion, ‘Beckett beyond the Humanities’, chaired by Jonathan Heron


  • Samuel Beckett’s Letters (Lois More Overbeck)
  • Beckett and Brain Science (Elizabeth Barry & Laura Salisbury)
  • Beckett’s Manuscripts (Mark Nixon & Dirk Van Hulle)
  • Performance Workshop/Samuel Beckett Laboratory (Jonathan Heron & Nick Johnson)
  • Reading Group (Sam Slote)

Full list of speakers, provisional schedule, and details of performances will be posted on our website shortly at

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 is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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