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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)
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/intermedial-playvirtual-play-tickets-35957686408

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)
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/public-lecture-luke-gibbons-tickets-36147824115

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)
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-endgame-project-tickets-36473176252

See www.beckettsummerschool.com 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


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