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ALA 2022 Fall Symposium: The Historical Imagination in American Literature Oct. 27–29, 2022

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The Historical Imagination in American Literature October 27-29, 2022 Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe 828 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 Conference Director: Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern University Keynote Speaker:… Continue reading

All aboard for a Jack London-themed boat tour on the Carquinez Strait, The Pacific Pearl sets sail(um, motor) on Sunday, June 5, 2022

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The Jack London-themed boat tour of the Carquinez Strait is fully booked and we are starting a wait list. If you’d like to be added to the list, please send an email to Aleta… Continue reading

Jack London’s Martin Eden at the Sonoma International Film Festival March 25, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

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Jack London’s Martin Eden Presented by Sonoma Valley Authors Festival Directed by Jay Craven and based on Jack London’s autobiographical novel, “Martin Eden” tells the story of a poor and unschooled sailor (Martin… Continue reading

Call for Papers for The Jack London Society at the American Literature Association 2022 Conference, Chicago, IL, May 26-29, 2022

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American Literature Association 2022 Conference Chicago, IL, May 26-29, 2022 Call for Papers Jack London Society Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panels at the American Literature Association Conference. Papers… Continue reading

Jay Craven’s Martin Eden Comes to the Sebastiani, By Jonah Raskin

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The West Coast Premiere of  Jay Craven’s Martin Eden, in association with the Jack London Society, will be at the Sebastiani Theater in Sonoma, CA on Friday, December 10, 8 pm. Jonah Raskin will… Continue reading

2021 Jack London Society Symposium Program and Notes

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The Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium December 9-12, 2021 Sonoma Valley Inn Symposium Director: Kenneth K. Brandt, Savannah College of Art and Design kbrandt@scad.edu Symposium Organizers: Susan Nuernberg, Jay Williams, Aleta George,… Continue reading

The West Coast Premiere of Jay Craven’s Martin Eden film, Sabastiani Theatre, Sonoma, December 10, 8 PM

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Jay Craven’s new independent narrative feature film, “Jack London’s Martin Eden,” is now on tour.  The film received its world premiere at the Nantucket Film Festival in June and has won Best Film… Continue reading

New book “Jack London’s Before Adam Battles” reveals untold story: How Jack London’s Dream Project Became His Worst Nightmare

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE How Jack London’s Dream Project Became His Worst Nightmare: New book ‘Jack London’s Before Adam Battles’ reveals untold story San Francisco, Calif. (August 21, 2021) Superstar author Jack London studied… Continue reading

Daniel A. Métraux’s most recent article on Jack London in Japan Studies Review

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Daniel A. Métraux’s most recent article, “Jack London’s Positive Portrayals of the Japanese in His Early Childhood Fiction Defy His Reputation as a Racist” (page 131) appears in the 2021 issue of the… Continue reading

ALA Symposium “Rebirth Renewal Renaissance,” New Orleans, LA, September 9-11, 2021

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