"What is the Word": Celebrating Samuel Beckett

The multi-faceted colloquium, "What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett" was held at Olin Library and Mallinckrodt Center at Washington University, November 7-8, 2019. Held in conjunction with the "Connecting Contexts" exhibit, the colloquium included lectures, workshops, receptions, exhibit talks, readings, a roundtable, a performance, and a film screening.

You can see the full list of speakers and abstracts here and read a summary (with photos) of each day's activities on our blog. Videos of many of the talks are on our YouTube Channel in a playlist and embedded in the "What is the Word" videos page to the right.