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Past Flair Symposia


Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865

September 18-20, 2014
In conjunction with the exhibition The Making of Gone With The Wind.

Flyer (PDF)
Program (PDF)


Visions of the Future

November 1–3, 2012
Inspired by the exhibition I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America.

Postcard (PDF)
Program (PDF)

Watch a video of Bruce Sterling's keynote address

Please note: Tom Vanderbilt was unable to attend due to Hurricane Sandy. Richard Cleary, Professor and Page Southerland Page Fellow of the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin, participated on the "Motorways in the Twentieth Century and Today" panel in his place. The World of Tomorrow (1984), written by John Crowley, was screened during the Saturday lunch break.


Shaping the History of Photography

September 30–October 2, 2010
In conjunction with the exhibition Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection.

Postcard (PDF)
Program (PDF)
Speakers (PDF)


Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives, & Institutions

November 13–15, 2008
In conjunction with the exhibition The Mystique of the Archive.

Postcard (PDF)
Poster (PDF)
Poster for Public Event (PDF)
Program (PDF)


The Sense of Our Time: Norman Mailer and America in Conflict

November 9–11, 2006
In conjunction with the exhibition Norman Mailer Takes On America.

Program (PDF)


The State and Fate of Modernism

February 19–21, 2004
In conjunction with the exhibition Make it New: The Rise of Modernism.

Postcard (PDF)
Poster (PDF)

Watch a video of Fleur Cowles welcoming symposium attendees


Writers' Rights

November 1–2, 2002; University of London

Program (PDF)


The Infinite Library: Old Worlds and New: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections in the 21st Century

November 3–4, 2000

Postcard (PDF)
Poster (PDF)
Libraries & Culture, Vol. 37, No. 1, Winter 2002


Writing the Lives of Women

November 6–7, 1998
In conjunction with the exhibition Imaging Women.

Poster (PDF)


Shouting in the Evening: British Theater 1956-1996

November 8–9, 1996
In conjunction with the exhibition Shouting in the Evening: British Theater 1956-1996.

Poster (PDF)


The State and Fate of Publishing

November 11–12, 1994

The State and Fate of Publishing, 1995


 

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