Beckett Brunch 2021

Online, Saturday 24th April

The first Beckett Brunch in Dublin, “Cross-Border Beckett / Beckett par-delà les frontières.”

About this Event

We are delighted to invite you to the first Beckett Brunch hosted online from Dublin, on the theme of “Cross-Border Beckett.” This Franco-Irish event is tailored for all literature lovers and Beckett enthusiasts, as well as Beckettian scholars and practitioners. Born in Dublin in 1906, the young Beckett was educated between 1920 and 1923 in Enniskillen (County Fermanagh). In his early adult life, he lived in London and travelled regularly to Germany, before settling down in Paris in 1937. If crossing geographic borders was a regular experience from the start of his life, then it is not surprising that borders recur in Beckett’s oeuvre. In the current political context, reading, playing, staging, or adapting Beckett’s texts can provide an opportunity to think our world anew. We hope that this gathering around a key European artist will offer a convivial time to discuss physical and metaphorical borders in Beckett’s work, as well as in our contemporary society. We will hear from Beckett experts, teachers, students and artists, and we are eager to also hear from you.


Date:
Saturday 24th April
Time:
10.00am
Price:
Free

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