Conference Information
Jeremy Schraffenberger
Email
(319) 273-3879

Registration, Logistics, & Promotion
University Events Coordination
Email
319-273-5141

SchedulE

Thursday, June 11

1:00pm

WELCOME RECEPTION
Gary Kelley Art Exhibit & Gallery Talk
Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Blvd
Cedar Falls, IA

2:45 - 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions A (click for listing)
4:15 - 5:30pm Concurrent Sessions B (click for listing)
7:30pm

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
“To Begin Again”
Steven Schwartz
Strayer-Wood Theatre
Reception & book signing to follow

9:30pm

After-Hours Open-Mic
Hosted by Aaron McNally
Thursday June 11, 9:30 p.m.
Sidecar Coffee
2215 College Street
Cedar Falls, IA

Friday, June 12

8:00am Morning Refreshments, Thompson Commons (Bartlett 81)
9:00 - 5:30pm Bookfair, Thompson Commons (Bartlett 81)
9:00 - 10:15am Concurrent Sessions C (click for listing)
10:30 - 11:45am Concurrent Sessions D (click for listing)
11:45 - 12:45pm

Lunch provided in Piazza at Redeker Center

1:00pm

NAR PRESS BOOK LAUNCH
The Great Sympathetic:
Walt Whitman and the North American Review
Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Blvd.
Cedar Falls, IA

2:45 - 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 5 (click for listing)
4:15 - 5:30pm Concurrent Sessions 6 (click for listing)
7:30pm

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
“The Art of the Wasted Day”
Patricia Hampl
Strayer-Wood Theatre
Reception & book signing to follow

9:30pm

After-Hours Gallery Reception
Friday June 12, 9:30 p.m.
Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Blvd.
Cedar Falls, IA

Saturday, June 13

8:00am Morning Refreshments, Thompson Commons (Bartlett 81)
9:00 - 5:30pm Bookfair, Thompson Commons (Bartlett 81)
9:00 - 10:15am Concurrent Sessions 7 (click for listing)
10:30 - 11:45am Concurrent Sessions 8 (click for listing)
11:45 - 12:45pm

Lunch provided in Piazza at Redeker Center

1:00pm

LECTURE
"The Healing Effects of Writing about Pain: Literature and Psychoanalysis."

Judith Harris
Saturday 1:00
Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Blvd.

Sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa’s Women and Gender Studies Program

2:45 - 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 9 (click for listing)
4:15 - 5:30pm Concurrent Sessions 10 (click for listing)
7:30pm

KEYNOTE READING
"Vivas to Those Who Have Failed"
Martín Espada
Strayer-Wood Theatre
Reception & book signing to follow

9:30pm

After-Hours Dance Party
Hosted by DJ Brian Pals
Octopus
2205 College Street