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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New Publication: Absorption and Theatricality: On Ghost Trio by Conor Carville

The latest publciation in the Cambridge Elements in Beckett series is titled Absorption and Theatricality: On Ghost Trio and comes from the University of Reading’s Conor Carville. It is a welcome intervention on such a lightly studied work and promises to encourage further research in the area. As the publisher’s note asserts: ‘Samuel Beckett’s 1976…

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Call For Papers. LOST BODIES: Beckett, Gender & Sexuality. Trinity College Dublin, 7-8 July

A call for papers has been announced by the organisers of ‘LOST BODIES: Beckett, Gender and Sexuality’ a conference to be held in Trinity College Dublin on July 7-8, 2022. The enforced cancelation of the Beckett Society’s 2020 annual conference scheduled for Bordeaux, titled  “‘Stepping down into the sexpit’: Sex and Gender in Samuel Beckett’s Work’…

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1er Concurso Internacional de Ensayos en español para jóvenes investigadores sobre la obra de Samuel Beckett/1st International Essay Competition in Spanish for Early Research Scholars

[English translation available at bottom of page] Con el aval institucional de The Samuel Beckett Society y organizado por el SeminarioBeckett México (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana), el grupo de investigaciónLindisfarne (Universidad de Almería, España) y la revista Beckettiana (Universidad deBuenos Aires, Argentina) se hace un llamado a participar del 1er Concurso Internacionalde Ensayos en español para…

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The 7th International Annual Conference of The Samuel Beckett Society: ‘Beckett & Poetry/Beckett & La Poesía’. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 26-28 October, 2022

The 7th International Annual conference of the Samuel Beckett Society will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 26-28 October, 2022 with ‘Beckett and Poety/Beckett y La Poesía’ as its theme. Under the title “Beckett & poetry”, we seek to investigate and debate the role played in Beckett studies by different critical approaches to his…

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Call for Papers: Samuel Beckett Working Group, International Federation for Theatre Research. IFTR World Congress, 20-24 June 2022, Reykjavik.

The Samuel Beckett Working Group will be meeting at the IFTR International Federation for Theatre Research Annual Conference 2022. IFTR 2022’s conference theme, Shifting Centres (In the Middle of Nowhere), is apposite for the Samuel Beckett Working Group, as well as for our times (https://iftr.org/conference/call-for-papers). Beckett’s work has spoken readily to many over the last two…

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