Now in its ninth year, the Samuel Beckett Summer School provides a unique experience for students, scholars and lovers of Beckett’s works to engage with a faculty drawn from the world’s foremost Beckett scholars, all in the surroundings of Trinity College Dublin, the author’s alma mater.
Take part in seminars, lectures, public performances, guided tours and lively discussions in a stimulating and convivial atmosphere of this historic institution.
This year’s programme sees lectures from Olga Belobordova, S. E. Gontarski, Nicholas Johnson, Pascale Sardin, Rhys Tranter and Katherine Weiss. Daily seminar topics include Beckett’s Manuscripts (Mark Nixon & Dirk Van Hulle)
Beckett and Irish History (Feargal Whelan)
Beckett’s Bilingual Oeuvre (Pascale Sardin)
Reading Beckett’s Drama (Jonathan Heron)
Performance Workshop (Sarah Jane Scaife). An open forum on Beckett and Contemporary Irish Writing will also be chaired by Julie Bates.