MLA Convention: Chicago, 2014

An announcement from the Samuel Beckett Society Dear Friends and Colleagues For those of you who will be travelling to the pleasant climate of Chicago to attend the MLA Convention next week (9-12 January), may I draw your attention to the two panels organised by the Samuel Beckett Society: Samuel Beckett’s Fiction and the Vulnerability…

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Samuel Beckett Working Group: Warwick 2014

University of Warwick · 28 July – 1 August, 2014 Samuel Beckett in London, taking a break with the San Quentin Drama Workshop. Left to right: David Hare, Alan Mandell, Samuel Beckett and friend. ‘Call for Papers’Samuel Beckett Working GroupUniversity of Warwick28 July – 1 August, 2014 The Samuel Beckett Working Group (SBWG) will be…

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Staging Beckett: Constructing Performance Histories

Academic Conference · University of Reading, 4-5 April 2014 Design: Rhys Tranter. Photograph: Reg Lancaster/Getty Images From the University of Reading: Staging Beckett: Constructing Performance HistoriesMinghella Building, University of Reading, 4-5 April 2014Call for Papers Staging Beckett is a three year research collaboration between the universities of Chester, Reading, and the Victoria & Albert Museum,…

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Five top Beckett plays

Benedict Nightingale (The Times) lists his favourites Billie Whitelaw, pictured with Beckett. John Haynes/AP From The Times (link via Lisa Dwan): ‘They may be short but they’re powerful: the most memorable performances of the work of Samuel Beckett’ [Read More]

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