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==THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th==
 
==THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th==
 
===9:00-10:00===
 
===9:00-10:00===
Business Meeting (Breiseth 107)
+
====Business Meeting====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
 
 +
# Announcements: Maggie McKinley
 +
# Minutes of 2018 Business Meeting: Marc Triplett
 +
# ''[[Mailer Review]]'': Phillip Sipiora
 +
# ''[[Project Mailer]]'': Jerry Lucas
 +
# Board Nominations: Jerry Lucas
 +
# Lucid Award Committee: Nicole DePolo
 +
# Treasurer’s Report: Jason Mosser
 +
# Mailer Writers’ Colony and Mailer Collection at Wilkes: Bonnie Culver
 +
# 2019 Conference Site: Maggie McKinley
 +
# New Business
  
 
===10:15-11:15===
 
===10:15-11:15===
'''The Politics of American Democracy''': Bob Begiebing, “Mailer and the Founders”; Robert Saxe, “‘A Little Better Than They Should Have Been’: Norman Mailer and the Romance of the Kennedys”; Alex Hicks, “Norman Mailer, White Working Class Male and ‘Left Conservatism’”; Moderator: Nicole DePolo (Breiseth 106)
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====The Politics of American Democracy====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
* [[Bob Begiebing]], “Mailer and the Founders”
 +
* Robert Saxe, {{" '}}A Little Better Than They Should Have Been’: Norman Mailer and the Romance of the Kennedys”
 +
* Alex Hicks, “Norman Mailer, White Working Class Male and ‘Left Conservatism{{' "}}
 +
* Moderator: [[Nicole DePolo]]
  
 
===11:30-12:30===
 
===11:30-12:30===
Session #1: '''Mailer in the Public Eye''': Matthew Hinton, “The Pugilist vs. The Publisher: Norman Mailer Takes On”; Chondell Villines, “Mailer and Celebrity”; Bill Lowenberg, “Mailer: A Life in Pictures”; Moderator: Robert Saxe (Breiseth 107)
+
====Session #1: Mailer in the Public Eye====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* [[Matthew Hinton]], “The Pugilist vs. The Publisher: Norman Mailer Takes On”
 +
* Chondell Villines, “Mailer and Celebrity”
 +
* Bill Lowenberg, “Mailer: A Life in Pictures”
 +
* Moderator: Robert Saxe  
  
Session #2: '''Philosophical Foundations & Political Connections''': Raj Chandarlapaty, “The Hipster”; Alex Hicks, “Mailer’s Marxist Politics”; Ann von Mehren, “''Armies of the Night'', Mitch Goodman, and the CPA”; Moderator: Jerry Lucas (Breiseth 106)
+
====Session #2: Philosophical Foundations & Political Connections====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
* Raj Chandarlapaty, “The Hipster”
 +
* Alex Hicks, “Mailer’s Marxist Politics”
 +
* Ann von Mehren, “''Armies of the Night'', Mitch Goodman, and the CPA”
 +
* Moderator: [[Jerry Lucas]]
  
 
===12:30-1:45===
 
===12:30-1:45===
Lunch on Your Own
+
====Lunch on Your Own====
  
 
===2:00-3:00===
 
===2:00-3:00===
Session #1: '''Mailer and Journalism''': Jason Mosser, “Mailer’s Literary Journalism in Context”; Sal Fallica, “In the Red Light: History Biding Its Time”; Victor Peppard, “Mailer and Breslin: Champions of the Little Man and the Outlaw”; Moderator: Phil Sipiora (Breiseth 107)
+
====Session #1: Mailer and Journalism====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* [[Jason Mosser]], “Mailer’s Literary Journalism in Context”
 +
* Sal Fallica, “In the Red Light: History Biding Its Time”
 +
* [[Victor Peppard]], “Mailer and Breslin: Champions of the Little Man and the Outlaw”
 +
* Moderator: [[Phil Sipiora]]
  
Session #2: '''''Of a Fire on the Moon'' After 50 Years''': Carol Holmes-Alpern, “''Of a Fire on the Moon'': A Retrospective”; Walter Lewallen, “That Sinking Feeling”; Moderator: Enid Stubin (Breiseth 106)
+
====Session #2: ''Of a Fire on the Moon'' After 50 Years====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
* Carol Holmes-Alpern, “''Of a Fire on the Moon'': A Retrospective”
 +
* Walter Lewallen, “That Sinking Feeling”
 +
* Moderator: Enid Stubin
  
 
===3:15-4:15===
 
===3:15-4:15===
'''Current Mailer Projects''': Mike Lennon; Jerry Lucas; Susan Mailer; Maggie McKinley (Breiseth 106)
+
====Current Mailer Projects====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
 
 +
[[Mike Lennon]]; Jerry Lucas; [[Susan Mailer]]; [[Maggie McKinley]]
  
 
===4:30-5:30===
 
===4:30-5:30===
Book Reading: Susan Mailer, ''In Another Place'' (Breiseth 107). Book Signing to Follow in Weckesser Hall at Opening Reception.
+
====Book Reading====
 +
Susan Mailer, ''In Another Place'' (Breiseth 107). Book Signing to Follow in Weckesser Hall at Opening Reception.
  
 
===5:45-7:00===
 
===5:45-7:00===
Opening Reception (Weckesser Hall), sponsored by Wilkes Maslow Family Creative Writing Program and the University Advancement Office
+
====Opening Reception====
 +
(Weckesser Hall)
 +
 
 +
Sponsored by Wilkes Maslow Family Creative Writing Program and the University Advancement Office
  
 
===7:00-8:00===
 
===7:00-8:00===
Tour of Mailer Reading Room and Collection and Dedication of Nancy Ellen Craig’s Mailer Portrait (Farley Library, 2nd Floor)
+
====Tour of Mailer Reading Room and Collection====
 +
(Farley Library, 2nd Floor)
  
Dinner on your own
+
Dedication of Nancy Ellen Craig’s Mailer Portrait
 +
 
 +
====Dinner on your own====
  
 
==FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th==
 
==FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th==
 
===9:00-10:00===
 
===9:00-10:00===
'''Mailer and McLuhan''': Nicole DePolo; Jerry Lucas; Sal Fallica (Breiseth 106)
+
====Mailer and McLuhan====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
 
 +
Nicole DePolo; Jerry Lucas; Sal Fallica  
  
 
===10:15-11:15===
 
===10:15-11:15===
'''Norman Mailer and the Actor’s Studio''': John Buffalo Mailer; Timothy Nolan; Mike Lennon (Breiseth 107)
+
====Norman Mailer and the Actor’s Studio====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
 
 +
John Buffalo Mailer; Timothy Nolan; Mike Lennon  
  
 
===11:30-12:30===
 
===11:30-12:30===
Session #1: '''Mailer and Violence''': Mark Olshaker; Marc Triplett; Maggie McKinley (Breiseth 106)
+
====Session #1: Mailer and Violence====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
 
 +
[[Mark Olshaker]]; [[Marc Triplett]]; Maggie McKinley
  
Session #2: '''Mailer’s French Connection''': Jeanne Fuchs, “Mailer in Translation”; Jason Mosser, “Mailer and Malaquais in Conversation”; Mike Lennon, “Mailer and Stendhal”; Moderator: Victor Peppard (Breiseth 107)
+
====Session #2: Mailer’s French Connection====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* Jeanne Fuchs, “Mailer in Translation”
 +
* Jason Mosser, “Mailer and Malaquais in Conversation”
 +
* Mike Lennon, “Mailer and Stendhal”
 +
* Moderator: Victor Peppard
  
 
===12:30-1:45===
 
===12:30-1:45===
Lunch on Your Own; Board Meeting & Lunch in Miller Room, Henry Student Center
+
====Lunch on Your Own====
 +
Board Meeting & Lunch in Miller Room, Henry Student Center
  
 
===2:00-3:00===
 
===2:00-3:00===
Session #1: '''Advertisements and Influences''': Enid Stubin, “''Advertisements for Myself'': Mailer’s Workes”; Ray Vince, “Angst, Authorship, and the Critics: ''Advertisements'', ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro,’ and ‘The Crack-Up’”; Erik Nakjavani, “Limit Situations: A Recurring Theme in Hemingway’s and Mailer’s Works”; Moderator: Jason Mosser (Breiseth 106)
+
====Session #1: ''Advertisements'' and Influences====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
* Enid Stubin, “''Advertisements for Myself'': Mailer’s Workes”
 +
* Ray Vince, “Angst, Authorship, and the Critics: ''Advertisements'', ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro,’ and ‘The Crack-Up’”
 +
* [[Erik Nakjavani]], “Limit Situations: A Recurring Theme in Hemingway’s and Mailer’s Works”
 +
* Moderator: Jason Mosser
  
Session #2: '''Art and Criminality''': James Taylor, “Mailer and Jack Henry Abbott Revisited: Some Famous Writers and Their Convict Projects”; Phil Sipiora; “Literary Rhetoric in ''The Executioner’s Song''”; Edward Birzin, “Mailer and ''The Faith of Graffiti''”; Moderator: Matthew Hinton (Breiseth 107)
+
====Session #2: '''Art and Criminality'''====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* James Taylor, “Mailer and Jack Henry Abbott Revisited: Some Famous Writers and Their Convict Projects”
 +
* Phil Sipiora; “Literary Rhetoric in ''The Executioner’s Song''”
 +
* Edward Birzin, “Mailer and ''The Faith of Graffiti''”
 +
* Moderator: Matthew Hinton
  
 
===3:45-4:45===
 
===3:45-4:45===
'''''The Executioner’s Song'': A 40th Anniversary Panel Discussion, with featured speaker Larry Schiller; Moderator: Mike Lennon (Breiseth 107)
+
====''The Executioner’s Song'': A 40th Anniversary Panel Discussion====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* Featured speaker Larry Schiller
 +
* Moderator: Mike Lennon
  
 
===5:00-6:30===
 
===5:00-6:30===
Dinner on your own
+
====Dinner on your own====
  
 
===7:00-9:00===
 
===7:00-9:00===
Screening of ''The Executioner’s Song'', followed by Q&A with Larry Schiller (Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, South St.)
+
====Screening of ''The Executioner’s Song''====
 +
followed by Q&A with Larry Schiller (Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, South St.)
  
 
==SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th==
 
==SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th==
 
===9:00-10:00===
 
===9:00-10:00===
'''Undergraduate Work on Mailer''': John Buffalo Mailer and Nicole DePolo (Breiseth 106)
+
====Undergraduate Work on Mailer====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
 
 +
John Buffalo Mailer and Nicole DePolo  
  
 
===10:15-11:30===
 
===10:15-11:30===
'''Two Films on Beverly Bentley''': Stephen Mailer’s “Flaubrucht: A Celebration of Life” and Antonia Colodro’s “Beverly”; Introduced by Stephen Mailer (Breiseth 107)
+
====Two Films on Beverly Bentley====
 +
(Breiseth 107)
 +
* Stephen Mailer’s “Flaubrucht: A Celebration of Life” and Antonia Colodro’s “Beverly”
 +
* Introduced by Stephen Mailer
  
 
===11:45-12:45===
 
===11:45-12:45===
'''Wilkes Readers’ Theater''': ''The Time of Our Time'' (Breiseth 106): Bonnie Culver, Wendy Hinton, Matthew Hinton, Jason Miller and Jan Quackenbush
+
====Wilkes Readers’ Theater: ''The Time of Our Time''====
 +
(Breiseth 106)
 +
 
 +
Bonnie Culver, Wendy Hinton, Matthew Hinton, Jason Miller and Jan Quackenbush
  
 
===1:00-3:00===
 
===1:00-3:00===
'''Luncheon & Keynote Address''': Maggie Mailer (Henry Student Center Ballroom, 2nd Fl.)
+
====Luncheon & Keynote Address====
  
This year’s keynote address was funded by a generous donation from Mashey Bernstein.
+
Maggie Mailer (Henry Student Center Ballroom, 2nd Fl.) This year’s keynote address was funded by a generous donation from Mashey Bernstein.
  
 
[[Category:2019 Program]]
 
[[Category:2019 Program]]

Revision as of 07:56, 10 October 2019

17th Annual Norman Mailer Conference
Mailer on Politics, Public Life, and Pop Culture
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
October 10-12, 2019

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th

9:00-10:00

Business Meeting

(Breiseth 107)

  1. Announcements: Maggie McKinley
  2. Minutes of 2018 Business Meeting: Marc Triplett
  3. Mailer Review: Phillip Sipiora
  4. Project Mailer: Jerry Lucas
  5. Board Nominations: Jerry Lucas
  6. Lucid Award Committee: Nicole DePolo
  7. Treasurer’s Report: Jason Mosser
  8. Mailer Writers’ Colony and Mailer Collection at Wilkes: Bonnie Culver
  9. 2019 Conference Site: Maggie McKinley
  10. New Business

10:15-11:15

The Politics of American Democracy

(Breiseth 106)

  • Bob Begiebing, “Mailer and the Founders”
  • Robert Saxe, ‘A Little Better Than They Should Have Been’: Norman Mailer and the Romance of the Kennedys”
  • Alex Hicks, “Norman Mailer, White Working Class Male and ‘Left Conservatism
  • Moderator: Nicole DePolo

11:30-12:30

Session #1: Mailer in the Public Eye

(Breiseth 107)

  • Matthew Hinton, “The Pugilist vs. The Publisher: Norman Mailer Takes On”
  • Chondell Villines, “Mailer and Celebrity”
  • Bill Lowenberg, “Mailer: A Life in Pictures”
  • Moderator: Robert Saxe

Session #2: Philosophical Foundations & Political Connections

(Breiseth 106)

  • Raj Chandarlapaty, “The Hipster”
  • Alex Hicks, “Mailer’s Marxist Politics”
  • Ann von Mehren, “Armies of the Night, Mitch Goodman, and the CPA”
  • Moderator: Jerry Lucas

12:30-1:45

Lunch on Your Own

2:00-3:00

Session #1: Mailer and Journalism

(Breiseth 107)

  • Jason Mosser, “Mailer’s Literary Journalism in Context”
  • Sal Fallica, “In the Red Light: History Biding Its Time”
  • Victor Peppard, “Mailer and Breslin: Champions of the Little Man and the Outlaw”
  • Moderator: Phil Sipiora

Session #2: Of a Fire on the Moon After 50 Years

(Breiseth 106)

  • Carol Holmes-Alpern, “Of a Fire on the Moon: A Retrospective”
  • Walter Lewallen, “That Sinking Feeling”
  • Moderator: Enid Stubin

3:15-4:15

Current Mailer Projects

(Breiseth 106)

Mike Lennon; Jerry Lucas; Susan Mailer; Maggie McKinley

4:30-5:30

Book Reading

Susan Mailer, In Another Place (Breiseth 107). Book Signing to Follow in Weckesser Hall at Opening Reception.

5:45-7:00

Opening Reception

(Weckesser Hall)

Sponsored by Wilkes Maslow Family Creative Writing Program and the University Advancement Office

7:00-8:00

Tour of Mailer Reading Room and Collection

(Farley Library, 2nd Floor)

Dedication of Nancy Ellen Craig’s Mailer Portrait

Dinner on your own

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th

9:00-10:00

Mailer and McLuhan

(Breiseth 106)

Nicole DePolo; Jerry Lucas; Sal Fallica

10:15-11:15

Norman Mailer and the Actor’s Studio

(Breiseth 107)

John Buffalo Mailer; Timothy Nolan; Mike Lennon

11:30-12:30

Session #1: Mailer and Violence

(Breiseth 106)

Mark Olshaker; Marc Triplett; Maggie McKinley

Session #2: Mailer’s French Connection

(Breiseth 107)

  • Jeanne Fuchs, “Mailer in Translation”
  • Jason Mosser, “Mailer and Malaquais in Conversation”
  • Mike Lennon, “Mailer and Stendhal”
  • Moderator: Victor Peppard

12:30-1:45

Lunch on Your Own

Board Meeting & Lunch in Miller Room, Henry Student Center

2:00-3:00

Session #1: Advertisements and Influences

(Breiseth 106)

  • Enid Stubin, “Advertisements for Myself: Mailer’s Workes”
  • Ray Vince, “Angst, Authorship, and the Critics: Advertisements, ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro,’ and ‘The Crack-Up’”
  • Erik Nakjavani, “Limit Situations: A Recurring Theme in Hemingway’s and Mailer’s Works”
  • Moderator: Jason Mosser

Session #2: Art and Criminality

(Breiseth 107)

  • James Taylor, “Mailer and Jack Henry Abbott Revisited: Some Famous Writers and Their Convict Projects”
  • Phil Sipiora; “Literary Rhetoric in The Executioner’s Song
  • Edward Birzin, “Mailer and The Faith of Graffiti
  • Moderator: Matthew Hinton

3:45-4:45

The Executioner’s Song: A 40th Anniversary Panel Discussion

(Breiseth 107)

  • Featured speaker Larry Schiller
  • Moderator: Mike Lennon

5:00-6:30

Dinner on your own

7:00-9:00

Screening of The Executioner’s Song

followed by Q&A with Larry Schiller (Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, South St.)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th

9:00-10:00

Undergraduate Work on Mailer

(Breiseth 106)

John Buffalo Mailer and Nicole DePolo

10:15-11:30

Two Films on Beverly Bentley

(Breiseth 107)

  • Stephen Mailer’s “Flaubrucht: A Celebration of Life” and Antonia Colodro’s “Beverly”
  • Introduced by Stephen Mailer

11:45-12:45

Wilkes Readers’ Theater: The Time of Our Time

(Breiseth 106)

Bonnie Culver, Wendy Hinton, Matthew Hinton, Jason Miller and Jan Quackenbush

1:00-3:00

Luncheon & Keynote Address

Maggie Mailer (Henry Student Center Ballroom, 2nd Fl.) This year’s keynote address was funded by a generous donation from Mashey Bernstein.