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Thursday, June 19


2 PART I: THREE-DAY WORKSHOPS

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Registration


1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Workshops Session I

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. One-on-One Consultations

3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Reception and Participant Showcase

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Reading: Edward Delaney, Amy Hoffman, Maria Mutch, Padma Venkatraman. Welcome remarks from Peter Covino and Thomas Barkman. Introductions by Rachel May.


Friday, June 20

 

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 12:15 Registration

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Workshops Session II

1PART II: MAIN CONFERENCE

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Box Lunch

12:15 - 1:25 p.m. Keynote: Charles Bernstein (free and open to the public) Conference welcome by Provost Donald H DeHayes. Opening remarks from Dean Winnie Brownell. Introduction by Peter Covino.

1:25 - 1:40 p.m. Booksigning

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Master Class & Craft Sessions I

3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Master Classes, Conversations & Craft Sessions II

4:30 - 5:40 p.m. Keynote: Percival Everett (free and open to the public) Opening remarks from Dr. Ryan Trimm. Introduction by Josie Sigler Sibara.

5:45 - 6:00 p.m. Book signing

5:45 - 6:15 p.m. One-on-one Consultations

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Conference Participant Reception


7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner & Reading:
Stephen Burt, Nicole Walker, Wendy S. Walters


Saturday, June 21

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Workshops Session III

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Discussion Groups & Intensive

11:15 - 12:30 p.m. Master Class, Special Presentation, Conversation & Craft Session III

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Box lunch

1:15 - 2:25 p.m. Keynote Alison Bechdel (free and open to the public) Introduction by Mary Cappello.

2:25 - 2:40 p.m. Book signing

2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Master Class, Conversations & Craft Session IV

4:15 - 5:30 p.m. Conversations & Craft Session V

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. One-on-one Consultations


5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Conference Participants' Reading

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