Beatriz Dujovne will be reading a paper based on her book In Strangers’ Arms at the 2012 Spring Meeting: The Leading Edge of Creativity (American Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis) on April 19, 2012 at Hotel La Fonda, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Tom Lisanti (author of six McFarland books including Hollywood Surf and Beach Movies) will be co-hosting, with Ben Mankieicz, Turner Classic Movies’ Spring Break Film Festival beginning Monday April 16 at 8pm through Friday April 20. Ben and Tom will introduce 19 surf and summer movies from the Sixties including Where the Boys Are; Gidget Goes Hawaiian; Beach Blanket Bingo; Blue Hawaii; The Girls on the Beach; Ride the Wild Surf; and a few in the snow such as Winter a-Go-Go.
Author Cyndee Schaffer will be involved in the following upcoming events:
• She will be the featured author at the Chicago Jewish Authors Literary series on Monday, April 23, 2012 at Max and Benny’s Restaurant, Northbrook, IL at 7 PM.
• She will be speaking on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at North Shore Senior Center Men’s Club, North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL at 10:30.
• She will be part of a panel discussion about WWII Veterans on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods, Skokie, IL at 7 PM.
Author Stan M. Haynes will be giving a talk about his book The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832–1872 to the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar on April 17.
Author Kathleen Lockwood will be involved in the following upcoming events:
• She will be discussing the book with Gene Pitts on the Professional Sports Lives Radio show Saturday, March 25th from 1:00 to 2:00
• She will be participating in the Celebrate Pink Expo in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on April 14th.
The city of Austin, Texas, and Mayor Lee Leffingwell have proclaimed March 22 as Bobby Whitlock Day. All are invited, and events run from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at City Hall, 301 West 2nd Street. There will be news coverage and filming. At 10 that evening Bobby and his band will be playing at the Saxon Pub to continue the festivities.
Author Beatriz Dujovne is participating in the North American Cultural Institute (ICANA) conference on March 20 at 6.30 pm at ICANA Centro, 672 Maipú St., Buenos Aires.
Sharon E. Hohler will be interviewing with ADVANCE for Nurses (an online news magazine for nurses) next week about her book Caregiver’s Guide: Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Loved Ones.
Roger L. Kemp was just appointed to the Advisory Committee of the China Center, which is affiliated with the University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Beijing, China. This is a joint project between CUPL and ICMA (Int’l City/County Management Assn). You can learn more from their website at: http://icma.org/en/international/regions/Country/1001/China
Louis J. Salome (Violence, Veils and Bloodlines: Reporting from War Zones) will be talking about current events in Syria and throughout the Middle East on the Laura Knoy program on New Hampshire Public Radio, 89.1 FM WEVO from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28.
Wilkie Collins, Vera Caspary and the Evolution of the Casebook Novel by A.B. Emrys has been chosen as a 2011 Agatha finalist.
Myron J. Smith will be speaking to the combined Tri Cities Civil War Roundtable on March 12 in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Feb 9-11: We are attending the Antique Automobile Club of America Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Comic Books and the Cold War, 1946–1962: Essays on Graphic Treatment of Communism, the Code and Social Concerns by Chris York and Rafiel York is now published.
Feb 8-11: McFarland will be exhibiting at the Southwest Popular Culture Association conference in Albuquerque, NM.
Feb 3: Owen Muelder, Director of the Underground Railroad Freedom Center, (Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society and Underground Railroad in Western Illinois), will speak about his work for the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.
Jan 20-24: McFarland will be exhibiting at the American Library Association (ALA) midwinter meeting in Dallas.
Jan 6-8: McFarland will be exhibiting at the Modern Language Association (MLA) conference in Seattle.
The U.S. Postal Service will not guarantee delivery by Christmas for parcels shipping by standard book rate. For expedited shipping, please place your order by telephone at 800-253-2187 or 336-246-4460.
Nov 17-20: McFarland will be exhibiting at the Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) in Philadelphia, PA.
Werewolves of Wisconsin and Other American Myths, Monsters and Ghosts by Andy Fish is now published.
Author Tony Jinks (An Introduction to the Psychology of Paranormal Belief and Experience) will be speaking about his work at the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research, Inc. (Melbourne) at 7 pm.
Title: Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Description: Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2011
Start Date: 2011-08-25
End Date: 2011-10-15
(July 18, 2011) Sat, July 23, Author Harlan Abrahams (Raúl Castro and the New Cuba) will be speaking at the Boulder-Cuba Sister Cities “Cuba Day” event.
(July 18, 2011) Bobby Whitlock (Bobby Whitlock) will appear with Diane Sawyer on ABC World News tonight at 6:30pm eastern.