The Stories of Flannery and Faulkner: A Conference and Celebration

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The Stories of Flannery and Faulkner: A Conference and Celebration

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gen. 22, 2008, 11:30 am

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"The Stories of Flannery and Faulkner: A Conference and Celebration" will be hosted by Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, on 2-5 April 2008. Presenters will analyze the short stories of Flannery O'Connor and contrast them to those of William Faulkner. Keynote speakers are Anne Goodwyn Jones and Jay Watson. The conference will also feature readings by Allan Gurganus, Mary Hood, Sean Hill, Alice Friman, Martin Lammon, and Sandra Worsham; 40+ paper presentations; a panel discussion on teaching the stories of O'Connor; screenings of film adaptations of stories by O'Connor and Faulkner; and tours of O'Connor's farm home (Andalusia), the Old Governor's Mansion, the Old State Capitol, Central State Hospital, and Milledgeville's Historic District. The conference website is www.gcsu.edu/FlanneryandFaulkner . Questions may be directed to Bruce Gentry at (478) 445-6928 or bruce.gentry@gcsu.edu.