Beckett at Reading 2006 : Conference
Between March and June 2006, the Beckett International Foundation in Reading hosted a series of events to celebrate the centenary of Samuel Beckett’s birth.

Samuel Beckett 1973  John Haynes  

’It was in this atmosphere of unbridled dream that these conferences usually ended’ (Malone Dies)

The Beckett International Foundation and the Department of English and American Literature hosted a major international Conference on Beckett. Invited plenary speakers and scholars from across the world addressed recent trends in Beckett Studies and mapped out future areas of research. Speakers included: Jim Knowlson, Chris Ackerley, Enoch Brater, Mary Bryden, Dirk Van Hulle, Angela Moorjani, John Pilling, Antonia Rodriguez-Gago and Therese Seidel. Selected papers from the conference have appeared in Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui 18 (2007).

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