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Welcome to the seventh annual Samuel Beckett Summer School 30 July - 4 August 2017!

The seventh annual Samuel Beckett Summer School begins on 30 July and runs through 4 August 2017. Registered participants will enjoy two lectures per day, a week of intensive seminars, and evening events. For members of the college community or the public who would like a briefer engagement with the work of one of Trinity College Dublin's most illustrious alumni, we again offer a "public programme" of selected events at the cutting edge of research into Beckett in context and Beckett in performance. This year there is a focus on Beckett in digital, medical, and broader artistic (visual arts) contexts. All events are €10 and can be booked in advance through Eventbrite. See descriptions and links below:

Tuesday 1 August, 6:30 PM — a digital performance event
Intermedial Play/Virtual Play — a new exploration of Beckett's Play in digital culture
ATRL (Arts Technology Research Laboratory), Pearse Street (between Macken Street and Grand Canal)

Thursday 3 August, 6:00 PM — a public lecture event
Luke Gibbons presents ‘No Irishness intended’: Samuel Beckett, Thomas MacGreevy, and Irish Visual Modernism
National Gallery of Ireland (Merrion Square entrance)

Friday 4 August, 4:00 PM — a special preview screening
The Endgame Project — a documentary about two actors performing Endgame while living with Parkinson's disease
Samuel Beckett Theatre (Trinity College Dublin)

See for additional updates, and watch the Trinity Long Room Hub website for news about the launch of the Trinity Centre for Beckett Studies in Autumn 2017: there is a full year's worth of Beckett programming ahead.

Nicholas Johnson and Sam Slote
Co-directors, Beckett Summer School 2017