Monday, 28 May 2012

Postgraduate Symposium

We're pleased to announce details of a postgraduate symposium due to take place on the 12th June, in conjunction with the final guest seminar of the term, given by Dr Julie Campbell (Southampton) on "Beckett and the Third Programme."

1.30 to 5, 12th June Seminar Room, 45 St Giles, St John’s College, Oxford.

Panel 1: 1.30 to 3pm

Martin Thomas (Australian National University): "Beckett as Schopenhauerian Interpreter"

Pavneet Kaur Munjal (University of Northampton): "Beckett’s Schopenhauerian Buddhism: East Meets West"

Kevin Brazil (New College, University of Oxford): "Samuel Beckett's Art Criticism in Post-war Paris"

Panel 2: 3.30 to 4.30pm

Natalie Leeder (University of Sussex): "'The Metaphysic of Dunces': The Occult in Adorno and Murphy"

Helen Bailey (University of Reading): "'Plane of white music": Samuel Beckett’s Ethereal Sounds"

Debts and Legacies Paper. 5pm (New Seminar Room, St John's College)

Dr Julie Campbell (Southampton) "Beckett and the Third Programme."

As usual, the seminar is open to all and free of charge. We look forward to seeing you there!