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The University of Gdańsk Samuel Beckett Seminar 2017

SHORT FORMS IN BECKETT.FRAGMENTS (16-17 May 2017)

Venue: Dworek Sierakowskich, ul.Czyżewskiego 12 Sopot, Poland

TUESDAY

9.00-10.30 PANEL 1 chair: Bartosz Lutostański

  1. Tomasz Wiśniewski (University of Gdańsk) “Island of the stage: Synge, Beckett and Song of the Goat Theatre”
  2. Katarzyna Ojrzyńska (University of Łódź) “(Inter)dependent Living and Its Discontents: Krasicki, Yeats, Beckett, Żmijewski”
  3. Anna Suwalska-Kołecka (PWSZ in Płock) “Caryl Churchill’s Here We Go and Escaped Alone – Towards Brevity and Compression“

10.45 – 12.15 PANEL 2 chair: Aleksandra Wachacz

  1. David Malcolm (University of Gdańsk) “Beckett’s Contexts?”
  2. Bartosz Lutostański (Poland) “A Poetics of Fragment in the Selected Works by S. Beckett”
  3. Miłosz Wojtyna (University of Gdańsk) “’Only a Small Part’: Fictional Worlds of Samuel Beckett’s Short Fiction”

12.30-13.30 PANEL 3 chair: S.E. Gontarski

7. Nicholas Johnson (Trinity College Dublin) “Toward a Virtual Beckett: Intermedial Play

13.30-14.30 LUNCH

14.30 – 16.00 PANEL 4 chair: Tomasz Wiśniewski

  1. Rafał Borkowski (University of Gdańsk) “He could have shouted and could not: the Subject’s Reduction and Fragmentariness in Assumption by Samuel Beckett”
  2. Jean Valenti (Saint-Boniface University, Winnipeg, Canada) “The Fragmentary Status of Fiction in the First Section of Molloy: Between the Necessity of Speaking and the Impossibility of Speaking”
  3. Anita Rakoczy (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary) “Ernest & Alice – A Dramaturgical View”


 

WEDNESDAY

9.00-10.30 PANEL 5 (Polish language session) chair: Katarzyna Kręglewska

  1. Zuzanna Elbert (University of Warsaw) “Kiedy powstaje stos – dramat? Krótkie formy Samuela Becketta wobec problemu metateatralności i konstytuowania się sztuki teatralnej”
  2. Joanna Lisiewicz (University of Gdańsk) “Tadeusza Różewicza zapiski na … – małe formy wielkiego poety”
  3. Żaneta Nalewajk-Turecka (University of Warsaw) “Krótkie formy w twórczości Samuela Becketta wobec problemu poznania”

10.45-12.15 PANEL 6 chair: Katarzyna Ojrzyńska

  1. Aleksandra Wachacz (University of Gdańsk) “[Fragments] [in] [Theatre]: Micro- and macro-narratives in Polish Theatre Adaptations of Samuel Beckett”
  2. Candan Kizilgöl (Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey) “’Was that the time or was that another time’: Memories of Listener Dissected in Beckett’s That Time”
  3. Laurens De Vos (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) “Strategies behind fragmentariness in Ohio Impromptu

12.30-13.30 PANEL 7 chair: Tomasz Wiśniewski

  1. S.E. Gontarski (Florida State University) “Are we, As Readers, Critics, Directors, Teachers, Domesticating Beckett?”

13.30-14.30 LUNCH

14.30-16.00 PANEL 8 chair: Miłosz Wojtyna

  1. Farhad Mehrabi (University of Reading, UK) “The Art of Resistance (Samuel Beckett’s and the Idea of ‘Potentiality’)”
  2. Matthias Korn (Germany) “Quadrat I+II, trauma and zero process. Reflexions on the fragmentary character of Beckett’s life and art”
  3. Filip Cieślak (University of Gdańsk) “Breath and Memory”

 

 

APPENDIX

MONDAY 15 MAY 2017

15.00 Complete Works – happening of Martin Blaszk (Sopoteka /Railway Station in Sopot)

17.00 Festival Opening: BETWEEN.PUBLICATIONS (Teatr Boto). Announcement of the winner of the Samuel Beckett Summer School Bursary

TUESDAY 16 MAY 2017

18.00 Ohio Impromptu and other Improvisations – meeting with Antoni Libera (Teatr na Plaży)

19.00 Back to the Beckett Text. Beckett na Plaży – documentary film of Joanna Cichocka-Gula (Teatr na Plaży)

19.30 Beckett Seminar: Nie ja (Not I) – radio play from Polish Radio Theatre archive (Teatr na Plaży)

WEDNESDAY 17 MAY 2017

21.00Sam by Przemysław Wasilkowski (Teatr Boto)

THURSDAY 18 MAY 2017

9.00-16.00 Literature Seminar Fragment, in English (Neofilologia, Uniwersytet Gdański). Registration:  dr Monika Szuba (mo.szuba@gmail.com)

21.30 BOTO Wild Jam: Przemek Dyakowski & guests

FRIDAY 19 MAY 2017

16.00 Przedstawienie Becketta (Performing Beckett) – theatre showcase by Gontarski/McKenna/Warren/Uliasz (Teatr Boto)

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(registration)between@ug.edu.pl

All other events are open to the public free of charge. The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the Festival programme where required.

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The Eighth Between.Pomiędzy Festival  is organized by the Between.Pomiędzy Foundation in cooperation with the University of Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże and Teatr BOTO.

Honorary Patrons: The Rector of the University of Gdańsk and the President of the City of Sopot.

Financial Support: Sopot City Authorities, the Marshall’s Office of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, and Kąpielisko Morskie Sopot.

Partners: The Embassy of Ireland in Poland, University of Gdańsk Press, Polish Radio Theatre, Teatr na Plaży in Sopot, Teatr Gdynia Główna, the Association of the Friends of Sopot, Młody Byron (Young Byron Café), the Sopoteka, PWSZ (State Professional College) in Płock, LO (High School) 2 in Gdańsk, Maski Publishing, the POLON Bookshop.

Media Matrons: trójmiasto.pl, Tekstualia quarterly, Topos bi-monthly.

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