deadline for submissions: 
July 31, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Assumption University
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Samuel Beckett's "Not I" this November! Join us for a three-day event to discuss Beckett's short play and meet renowned Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski, who will be the special guest.

The deadline for abstracts has been extended to July 31, 2022. Papers may focus on "Not I" or any theme in Beckett's work. We encourage graduate students and independent scholars to send their work. Please submit your 250-word proposal to All panels will be plenary and presenters will have 15-20 minutes to speak.

Academic sessions will take place November 2, 3, 4, 2022 at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts (about an hour from Boston). Participants will also see a production of "Not I" at a local arts venue. A special Beckett-themed Paint Nite is also on the agenda! Your event fee of $150 covers all activities.

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Sponsored by Assumption University's D'Alzon College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We are also grateful to Grove Atlantic for donating a special raffle prize.

Organizer: Paul Shields, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, Assumption University