Not I: 50th Annyversary

deadline for submissions: 
March 31, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Paul Shields
contact email: 

Not I: 50th Annyversary

Nov. 2, 3, 4, 2022

Assumption University -- Worcester, Massachusetts

Now accepting paper proposals for Not I: 50th Annyversary. This event will celebrate Samuel Beckett’s short play “Not I,” which turns 50 this November. Papers may concern any element of “Not I” or the theme of identity in any of Beckett’s work. Graduate students are encouraged to submit.

All panels are plenary and will take place at Assumption University (about an hour outside of Boston). Leading Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski will be the special guest. The event will also include a performance of “Not I.”

Please submit 250-word abstracts to by March 31, 2022 (early submissions are appreciated). Include “Not I Paper Proposal” in your subject line. For more information, contact Paul Shields at the email above or text (774) 701-3390.

Event fee: $150

Sponsored by the Assumption University D’Amour College of Arts and Sciences and Grove Atlantic.

*Event is contingent on public health conditions.