The Samuel Beckett Society and Bordeaux Montaigne University are pleased to announce that we will offer 4 ‘Ruby Cohn Travel Bursaries’ of the value of £300 each to Early Career Researchers wishing to attend the annual conference in Bordeaux in May 2020.

‘Early Career Researcher’ describes any scholar of any nationality not yet holding a permanent salaried position. Your contribution must have already been accepted by the Conference Organisers.

Applicants who have been successful recipient of this bursary in the last 3 years are not eligible to re-apply.

Please send a 400-word description of your contribution to by 21 February 2020, including your name and contact details on a separate document. A committee of Beckett scholars will rank the anonymized proposals and the Society will get back to you via e-mail two weeks after the deadline.

Daniela Caselli

Daniela Caselli
Professor of Modern Literature
English, American Studies and Creative Writing
The University of Manchester
Samuel Alexander Building
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL

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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