CFP: 17th Annual Norman Mailer Society Conference

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2019
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Literature

17thAnnual Norman Mailer Conference

 

At Wilkes University

 

October 10-12, 2019

 

Theme:  Mailer on Politics, Public Life, and Pop Culture

 

The Norman Mailer Society calls 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

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Info: 

Maggie McKinley

Associate Professor of English at Harper College

Norman Mailer Society President