IV International Seminar in Irish Theatre ­and Performance: Centre of Irish Studies Banna/Bond (EFACIS) at the University of La Rioja; Friday, December 17, from 09:30 to 11:00 (Central European Time (8.30-10am Irish Time)

It is a pleasure to announce the celebration of the “IV International Seminar in Irish Theatre ­and Performance,” organised by our dear friend and colleague, professor Melania Terrazas Gallego, as part of the activities held by the Centre of Irish Studies Banna/Bond (EFACIS) at the University of La Rioja, in collaboration with the Universities of Burgos, Deusto and Zaragoza. 

The programme, that I have attached to this message, is focused on Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett, covering both the textual and performative dimensions of the Irish writers’ works.  The activity could be followed online through the YouTube Channel of the University de La Rioja (www.unirioja.es/youtube) on Friday, December 17, from  09:30 to 11:00 (Central European Time (8.30-10am Irish Time)

The first speaker will be Professor Loredana Salis (Università di Sassari, Italy) who will deliver the lecture entitled “Fortunes and misfortunes of a fin de siècle play – Oscar Wilde’s Salome.

Afterwards, Professor David Clare (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick) will focus on “Irish Traces in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.

The lectures will followed by a debate with the plenary speakers coordinated by Melania Terrazas, that also welcomes questions and commentaries by the attendants.  

This International Seminar is also part of the formative activities offered by the PhD Programme on Modern Philologies at the University of La Rioja (EMYDUR), and is sponsored by the Research Group GRID: Representaciones de Identidades en Textos Literarios y Fílmicos de Habla Inglesa