The Tennessee Williams Annual Review

2012 Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference

Friday, March 23, 2012
Schedule of Events

The Historic New Orleans Collection
Williams Research Center
410 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Robert Bray, Conference Director

9:45-10:00 Opening Remarks
by Dr. Robert Bray, founding director, TWSC (Middle Tennessee State University)
10:00-11:00 Session One
Moderator: Dr. Robert Bray, Middle Tennessee State University
"From Sweden to Paris and London: Tennessee Williams and His Scandinavian Impresario"
by Dr. Dirk Gindt, Stockholm University
"Tennessee Williams and the Social Life of Achievement"
by Dr. Nick Long and Mr. Jack Gamble, University of Cambridge
"(A)septic Aesthetics in the 'Nameless Country': Williams and the Resort"
by Dr. Ryan Rashotte, University of Guelph
11:15-12:15 Session Two
Moderator: Dr. Jessica Dorman, The Historic New Orleans Collection
"'Has Brick Been Drinking?'": The Queer Alcoholic In Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
by Thom Bryce, doctoral candidate, York University
"Tennessee Williams's Graphomania"
by Dr. Brian Parker, University of Toronto
"Tennessee Williams and Dance"
by Dr. Michael Hooper, Princess Helena College, UK
1:30-2:45 Session Three
"Teaching Tennessee: Williams in the Classroom"
Moderator: Dr. Robert Bray, Middle Tennessee State University
Panelists: Dr. Will Brantley, Middle Tennessee State University Dr. Virginia Craighill, The University of the South Dr. Annette Saddik, City University of New York Dr. David Savran, City University of New York
3:00-4:15 Session Four
"Tennessee North of the Border: Williams from a Canadian Perspective"
Moderator: Dr. Stuart Noel, Georgia Perimeter College
Panelists: Dr. Brian Parker, University of Toronto Dr. Denys Landry, University of Montreal Dr. Dirk Gindt, Stockholm University Dr. Ryan Rashotte, University of Guelph Thom Bryce, York University

 

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