Samuel Beckett and Catastrophe: A new title from Palgrave

Among the clutch of new titles in Beckett Studies comes Samuel Beckett and Catastrophe from Palgrave Macmillan. Edited by Michiko Tsushima, Yoshiki Tajiri, Mariko Hori Tanaka, the volume promises to be ‘a groundbreaking collection of original essays that explore the relation between Samuel Beckett and catastrophe in terms of war, the Holocaust, nuclear disasters and…

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Beckett & Poetry/y La Poesía: 7th Annual Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society. Buenos Aires, 26-28 October 2022

The 7th annual Conference of the Samuel Beckett Society takes place this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taking Beckett and Poetry as its theme, the conference will allow for an exploration of Beckett as poet and the broader themes of poetics within his oeuvre. The event includes papers in English and Spanish further enhancing the…

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Trinity College Dublin announces inaugural Beckett Creative Fellows

The School of English at Trinity College Dublin has announced that it will be hosting Niamh Campbell and Nathan O’Donnell as the inaugural Beckett Creative Fellows this coming academic year, 2022-23. This scheme is a collaboration with the Samuel Beckett Research Centre at the University of Reading, which has pioneered a series of Creative Fellowships since 2017. Through…

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The Katharine Worth Travel Bursary 2023 now open for applications

The Beckett International Foundation at the University of Reading is delighted to invite applications for the Katharine Worth travel bursary, in honour of the renowned Beckett scholar, Professor Katharine Worth, who donated her Beckett archive to the University of Reading.  The archive includes a beautifully detailed maquette by Peter Snow of a version of his stage design…

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Job announcement: Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Editing Beckett: University of Oxford – English Faculty

Applications are invited for a part-time (0.8FTE) Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work with Professor Dirk Van Hulle and his Co-Investigator on the project ‘Editing Beckett: Towards a Bilingual Digital Genetic Edition of Samuel Beckett’s Works’. This post will be fixed-term until 28 February 2025, and it is anticipated that the appointee will start on 1…

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