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Keynote Speakers
Mary Bryden (Cardiff University, UK)
Bruno Clément (Université de Paris-VIII)
James Knowlson (University of Reading, UK)
Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania)


  The centenary of Samuel Beckett's birth is a timely moment in which to take stock of new directions in research on a writer of global stature. What are the most significant aspects of Beckett's work attracting recent and current research? What new insights are these affording? In what ways do current critical approaches and methodologies vary across time and space? In what respects are productions of Beckett's plays and audience responses to them open to innovative approaches? How significant are linguistic, cultural and political boundaries in opening or closing new avenues of inquiry? In what ways do Beckett's writings engage with the discourses of Modernism and Postmodernism and issues we might broadly call Postcolonial? These are among the key questions which speakers at this international conference are invited to address.
   

Conference Directors:

William J. Cloonan, Professor of French, Florida State University
S.E. Gontarski, Professor of English, Florida State University
Alec G. Hargreaves, Director, Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Florida State University


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