PRESENTATIONS  ON  FAULKNER

My recent presentations on Faulkner include the following. If you are interested in receiving a copy of any item on the list, please e-mail me at this address: rhamblin@semo.edu.

"The Artistic Design of The Sound and the Fury." Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1999; American Literature Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008.

"As I Lay Dying.Video lectures for Oprah's "Summer of Faulkner," 2005.  Available online on the Oprah Book Club website:  www.oprah.com.

"Beyond the Edge of the Map: Faulkner, Turner, and the Frontier Line."  Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, Oxford, 2000.

"'A Casebook on Mankind': Faulkner's Use of Shakespeare." H. O. Grauel Memorial Lecture, Southeast Missouri State University, 1999. 

"Contextual Readings of The Sound and the Fury." Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 2007; National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008.

"The Curious History of Faulkner's The De Gaulle Story." International Popular Culture Conference, Honolulu, 1997.

"'Did You Ever Have a Sister?': Faulkner's Quentin Compson and Salinger's Holden Caulfield." Midwest American Culture Association, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1996.

"Faulkner and Hollywood: A Call for Reassessment."  Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, Oxford, 2010.

"Faulkner and Race: The Political and Cultural Context of Intruder in the Dust." Mary Hubbard Jones Memorial Lecture Series, Union University, 1997; Faulkner Centennial Celebration, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1998.

"Faulkner and the Brodsky Collection." Lindenwood College, St. Louis, 1996.

"Faulkner and Southern Literature." Weifang City University, Weifang City, People's Republic of China, 2006.

"Faulkner and the Mississippi Delta." Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi, 1999.

"Faulkner at 100."  Southeast Missouri State University, 1997.

"Faulkner in the Classroom." Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1999.

"Faulkner, War, and Warner Brothers." Missouri Philological Association, Southeast Missouri State University, 1999.

"A Faulknerian Mystery-Thriller: Donald Honig's The Plot to Kill Jackie Robinson." Midwest Popular Culture Association, Indianapolis, 1995.

"Faulkner's Hucks and Jims."  Faulkner and Twain Conference, Southeast Missouri State University, 2006.

"Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury."  Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 2002.

"'A Fine Loud Grabble and Snatch of AAA and WPA': Faulkner, Government, and the Individual."  Delta Symposium V, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1999.

"Laughter and Tears:  Gamesmanship in Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy."  Sport Literature Association, East Tennessee State University, 2001.

"'Like a Big Soft Fading Wheel': The Triumph of Faulkner's Art." Keynote address at Faulkner Centennial Celebration, New Albany, Mississippi, 1997.

"'Longer Than Anything': Faulkner's 'Grand Design' in Absalom, Absalom!." Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, Oxford, 1993.

"'No Such Thing as Was': William Faulkner and Southern History." Southern Literary Festival, Southeast Missouri State University, 1993.

"Steinbeck and Faulkner."  Steinbeck Centennial Festival, National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, California, 2002.

"Teaching Faulkner." Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, annually 1989-2003.

"Teaching Faulkner." Faulkner Centennial Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1997.

"Teaching Multicultural Perspectives in Faulkner's Life and Works."  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2001.

"Why Faulkner? Which Faulkner?" Tallahatchie Arts Festival, New Albany, Mississippi, 1998.

"William Faulkner as Sportswriter." Midwest American Culture Association, Pittsburgh, 1994.