Annual Faulkner Conference at Ole Miss

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Annual Faulkner Conference at Ole Miss

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1laytonwoman3rd
juny 11, 2008, 4:43 pm

One day I will get to this. Here's what's happening this year

2SeanLong
Editat: juny 13, 2008, 11:09 am

I've been wanting to attend one of those conferences for years, if not just to soak up the atmosphere and hang around a lot of Faulknerfobes. Ah well, someday, maybe.

3laytonwoman3rd
juny 14, 2008, 10:54 am

Don't you mean "Faulknerphiles"?

4LouisBranning
juny 14, 2008, 1:12 pm

"Faulknerfobes" or "Faulknerphiles", so many of them show up in Oxford each year for the conference, and having been down there a couple of times, have always found it interesting to meet other hard-core WF fans, particularly those who've been attending regularly over the years.

5vincentvan
juny 14, 2008, 9:59 pm

I'm there, if on the fringes, almost every year..no exception this year!

6SeanLong
juny 15, 2008, 10:57 am

"Faulknerphobes" was my weak attempt at humor that didn't work.

7geneg
juny 15, 2008, 11:41 am

I'm the world's worst at posting tongue so firmly planted in cheek that it often comes out all chewed to pieces. But I have learned to soldier on through the lack of humorous imagination in my fellow auditors without acknowledging my humor one way or the other. Never apologize is my credo, just keep on keepin' on and those that get it will be your friend forever, and those who don't, won't.

8vincentvan
juny 16, 2008, 9:04 pm

Just a thought, but if folks are planning on being there perhaps we could arrange a get together for Thingers. I would be so bold as to suggest a foray to Taylor Grocery for some catfish (music, perhaps) and fun..

9laytonwoman3rd
juny 18, 2008, 8:31 pm

#7 Sometimes it's tough to "get" a person's humor in this forum, where there are no gestures, facial expressions or body language to help out.