"Faulkner and Twain," a conference sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, will be held Oct. 19-21, 2006.
This conference will feature twenty-minute presentations on topics related to Faulkner and/or Twain. Papers will treat such topics as the river, the frontier, humor, race, class, gender, and history. There will also be papers on Faulkner and Twain in the classroom.
In addition to the paper sessions, the conference will include a keynote address by Robert Brinkmeyer, a dramatic presentation based on the works of Faulkner and Twain, exhibits from the University’s Faulkner and Twain collections, and an historic tour of the local area.
For more information contact the Center for Faulkner Studies, Southeast Missouri State
University at (573) 651-2628 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.