Samuel Beckett and Christianity

Tue Nov 30 2021 at 06:30 pm to 08:00 pm UTC+00:00

4050B of the Arts Block | Dublin

Thomistic Institute
Publisher/HostThomistic Institute
Samuel Beckett and Christianity
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A lecture by Prof. Erik Tonning
About this Event

Trinity College Dublin

The Thomistic Institute at Trinity College Dublin and the Catholic Chaplaincy present a lecture by Prof. Erik Tonning of the University of Bergen titled “Samuel Beckett and Christianity.”

Tuesday, Nov. 30

4050B of the Arts Block

6:30 pm

This lecture is free and open to the public.

About the speaker

Erik Tonning is Professor of British Literature and Culture in the University of Bergen (from 2015). In 2011-2014 he was Research Director of the ‘Modernism and Christianity’ project funded by the Bergen Research Foundation/Trond Mohn Foundation. He completed an undergraduate degree at Bergen (1999) and an MA at Oslo (2001), before going on to the University of Oxford for his DPhil (2006). He has held a Norwegian Research Council postdoctoral grant (2006-2009) for a project on ‘Samuel Beckett and Christianity’, and has also been affiliated with the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture at Regent’s Park College (2005-2010). In 2010, he held a Tutorial Fellowship at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. He has published two monographs, Samuel Beckett’s Abstract Drama: Works for Stage and Screen 1962-1985 (2007), and Modernism and Christianity (2014). He has also published severl co-edited volumes including Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies (Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui 22, 2010), Broadcasting in the Modernist Era (2014) and Modernism, Christianity and Apocalypse (2015). He is Series Editor (with Prof. Matthew Feldman) of the two book series Historicizing Modernism and Modernist Archives from Bloomsbury Academic.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

4050B of the Arts Block, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland

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