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Norman Mailer Society Conference

Wilkes University
Organization: Norman Mailer Society
Categories: Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Colonial, 20th & 21st Century, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Philosophy, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2019-10-10 to 2019-10-12 Abstract Due: 2019-06-01

17th Annual Norman Mailer Conference
 
At Wilkes University
 
October 10-12, 2019
 
Theme:  Mailer on Politics, Public Life, and Pop Culture
 
The Norman Mailer Societycalls for papers that address any of the above categories plus those that help celebrate the 40-year anniversary of The Executioner’s Song, the 50-year anniversary of Of a Fire on the Moon, and the 60-year anniversary of Advertisements of Myself.
 
Conference highlights: 
--Keynote speaker Maggie Mailer, youngest daughter of Norman Mailer
 
--A reception to celebrate the opening of the Norman Mailer Room and Collection.  This room, housed in the Farley Library, is a research/Mailer scholar’s dream.  It is a replica of Mailer’s last studio in Provincetown that includes his private library, manuscripts and revisions, dating from 1984, and his studio furniture
 
--A reading from The Time of Our Time
 
--Screening of the film The Executioner’s Song
 
And more……
 
To submit a proposal for the conference, please e-mail the following to Maggie McKinley at mmckinle@harpercollege.edu by June 1, 2019:
 
1) 50-word biographical statement
2) 150-200 word abstract of the proposed presentation
3) Indication of A/V Requirements
 
 
 

mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

Maggie McKinley