The Center for the Humanities : William S. Burroughs Centennial Conference

Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:30 AM – 06:30 PM

About the event

Held in honor of the centennial of William S. Burroughs’s birth, and the WSB@100 Festival in New York City scheduled for the entirety of the month of April, 2014, this conference will explore the life and works of one of the most innovative and influential twentieth-century American writers and artists. Join us for a series of talks and roundtables by editors, artists, and scholars on a range of issues from the problem of gender in Burroughs’s writings to his role in postwar America little magazines, his still unpublished archival materials, cut-up experiments and novels, and his photography.

This conference is free and open to the public.Organized by Phd candidate in the Program in English Alex Wermer-Colan.

For further information, or if you have questions about this conference, email organizer Alex Wermer-Colan at:

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