Oxford Conference for the Book

“But above all, the courthouse: the center, the focus, the hub; sitting looming in the center of the county’s circumference like a single cloud in its ring of horizon…”—William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun

9:00 a.m. Poetry Readings and Conversation
Beth Ann Fennelly, moderator
Chelsea Wagenaar, Richard Katrovas, and Barbara Ras
Lafayette County Courthouse on the Oxford Square

10:30 a.m. Southern Foodways Alliance Session
John T. Edge
David Shields and Sean Brock
Lafayette County Courthouse on the Oxford Square

12:00 p.m. Poetry Talk and Lunch
Barbara Ras
Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library
Sponsored by the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library
(Advance Registration Required)

1:15 p.m. David Simon, Creator of The Wire and Tremé
Introduction by Brandi Hephner LaBanc, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Presented in partnership with the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies as part of the 15th Annual Isom Student Gender Conference
Lafayette County Courthouse on the Oxford Square

2:30 p.m. Square Books Session #3
Reading and Conversation
Tim Johnston and David Vann
Lafayette County Courthouse on the Oxford Square

3:45 p.m. Joel Williamson’s Elvis Presley: A Southern Life
Susan Ferber, moderator
Peter Guralnick, Preston Lauterbach, and Ted Ownby

5:00 p.m. Closing Reception and Book Signing
Off Square Books

Event date: 
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 4:01pm
Event address: 
160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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