The Tennessee Williams Annual Review

2015 Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference

Friday, March 27, 2015
Schedule of Events

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

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks, Dr. Robert Bray
9:15-10:30 Tom’s “good time girls”: Burlesque and Chorus Girls in Williams’s Early One-Act Plays
Moderator: Dr. John Bak, Université de Lorraine (France)
Panelists: Dr. Annette Saddik, City University of New York Mr. David Kaplan, Provincetown Theatre Festival Dr. Michael Hooper, St. Margaret’s School(UK)
10:30-11:45 The Paintings of Tennessee Williams
Moderator: Ms. Margit Longbrake, The Historic New Orleans Collection
Panelists: Dr. Cori Convertito, Key West Art and Historical Society Mr. Bradley Sumrall, Ogden Museum of Southern Art John Bak, Université de Lorraine
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:15 Suddenly Last Summer, Play and Film Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Henry Schvey, Washington University
Panelists: Mr. John Lahr, former New Yorker drama critic Ms. Brenda Currin, actor Dr. Barton Palmer, Clemson University
2:30-3:45 Southern Literature and the White Trash Aesthetic
Moderator: Dr. Robert Bray
Panelists: Dr. Andrew Leiter, Lycoming College Dr. Meredith McCarroll, Clemson University Mr. Jim Grimsley, Emory University

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