Beckett and Visual Culture - November 17th 2007
Capital centre, milburn house, university of warwick
In conjunction with an exhibition of art works by Bill Prosser based on Samuel Beckett's manuscript doodles.
This event is also supported by the University of Warwick Humanities Research Centre
10.30am Opening words
10.35am- 11.35am Beckett and the Contemporary Artist
Bill Prosser, Marginal Distractions: Placing Beckett's Doodles
Sarah Blair, Scribble Babble: a distracting interlude, with thanks to Marina Warner
Screening of Andrew Kotting's film Klipperty Klopp (1984), introduced by Sarah Blair
12pm to 1.30pm Beckett, Film and Silent Comedy
Jonathan Bignell, Beckett's Film (accompanied by a screening)
Julian Garforth, Beckett and Karl Valentin
2.30pm - 3pm Beckett and the visual arts
Mark Nixon, "Liberated Eyes": Beckett's poetics of vision in the 1930s
3pm-3.45pm Beckett and the Art of Television
Ulrika Maude, Virtual Bodies: Beckett on TV
4pm-4.45pm Beckett and the Phenomenology of Perception
Round-table discussion involving Bill Prosser, Ulrika Maude, Daniel Katz, Matthew Feldman, Julian Garforth and Jonathan Bignell.
5.30pm Theatre performance
Performance of Beckett Shorts: Rough for Theatre II and Ohio Impromptu by Fail Better Productions
For more information, please contact Dr Liz Barry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The symposium was a wonderful event - thank you to everyone who participated. Please find an outline of the day under 'Review' in the link to the left of this page. You can also find some photographs of the event if you click here, courtesy of Anastasia Deligianni.