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Gare St Lazare Ireland's How It Is Symposium 2019

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Crawford Art Gallery

Emmett Place

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Gare St Lazare Ireland, in partnership with Cork Midsummer Festival and The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork present a symposium on ‘How It Is’ by Samuel Beckett.

With the generous sponsorship of Flynn Hotels (Imperial Hotel, Cork) and Vermont Coffee Company

When - June 14th 2019.

10am -6.30pm

Where - Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland.

What - A one day symposium on the novel ‘How It Is’ by Samuel Beckett featuring artists, scholars and theatre practitioners

Why - To celebrate this towering work of literature and as a response to Gare St Lazare Ireland’s 7-year project to stage the entire novel in three collaborative theatre productions at The Everyman Theatre Cork.

How It Is (Part One) was staged at The Everyman in February 2018. How It Is (Part Two) will premiere there in association with The Everyman in September 2019 and plans are underway for the staging of Part Three in 2020.

Who is speaking at the Symposium.-

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Lois Oppenheim, Professor and Chair Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, Montclair State University, USA.

Dr. Anthony Cordingley - Université Paris 8, Author of 'How It Is : Philosophy in Translation'.

Panel 1 - Dr. Hannah Simpson (University of Oxford, Gerry Dukes (Professor Emeritus MIC Limerick) and Dr. Fergal Gaynor (University College Cork) .

Panel 2. - Gareth Evans (Curator, Writer, Producer), Dr. Derval Tubridy (Goldsmiths College, UK) and Dr Feargal Whelan (University College Dublin).

Practitioners Panel - Tom Creed (Director), Judy Hegarty Lovett (Artistic Director, Gare St Lazare Ireland) and Sarah Jane Scaife (Artistic Director, Company SJ).

All welcome. Admission is free, no pre-booking required.

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