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Theorizing Jack London: The 2020 Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium: November 5–8, 2020, Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center, Sonoma, California

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The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held November 5–8, 2020 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California. The organizers encourage participants to experiment with innovative,… Continue reading

Gold Fever! Deadly Cold! And the Amazing True Adventures of Jack London in the Wild, By Richard Grant; Photographs by Grant Harder

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In 1897, the California native went to the frozen North looking for gold. What he found instead was the great American novel By Richard Grant; Photographs by Grant Harder https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/gold-fever-deadly-cold-and-amazing-true-adventures-jack-london-wild-180973316/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191023-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40955627&spUserID=ODg3NDcwNDI5OTI5S0&spJobID=1622173874&spReportId=MTYyMjE3Mzg3NAS2

Following the Moniker Trail: Hobo Graffiti and the Strange Tale of Jack London, Skysail, and A-No. 1, by Susan Phillips

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In the 20th century United States, urban graffiti has been one manifestation of what it means to claim space on the part of fringe populations. Taking over city-space is often less overtly political… Continue reading

Toward a Necessary Cinema: Pietro Marcello on “Martin Eden”

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The Italian cineaste discusses his adaptation of Jack London’s novel, and the role of filmmaking as a vehicle for change. https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/toward-a-necessary-cinema-pietro-marcello-on-martin-eden  

Toronto International Film Festival: Pietro Marcello’s ‘Martin Eden’ Wins Platform Prize

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Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden, an adaptation of the Jack London novel set in 1880s Naples, on Thursday was named winner of the Platform competition at the Toronto International Film Festival. . . https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/toronto-pietro-marcellos-martin-eden-wins-platform-prize-1239241… Continue reading

Now Available! Studies in American Naturalism Special Issue: New Journeys along Jack London’s The Road (1907) Guest Editor: Jeanne Campbell Reesman

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  Volume 14, Number 1 Summer 2019 CONTENTS Special Issue: New Journeys along Jack London’s The Road (1907) Guest Editor: Jeanne Campbell Reesman ESSAYS Introduction Jeanne Campbell Reesman Hurdling the Social Pit: Contextualizing… Continue reading

Luca Marinelli wins the Best Actor award for his portrayal of Martin Eden at the Venice Film Festival

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https://thriveglobal.com/stories/luca-marinelli-coppa-volpi-winner-for-best-actor-in-venice-answers-three-questions/  

Explore the eclectic life of William S. Porter, M.D. (1867 – 1948) and his contributions to Oakland. Lecture by Dr. Richard Rocco, Sept. 19, 2019

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Save the Date! The Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn, Sonoma, CA

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Save the Date!   The Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn, Sonoma, CA November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center Jack London Society Group Room Rate:… Continue reading

OAKLAND HERITAGE ALLIANCE Lecture: “Jack London: Then and Now”, April 18

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Jack London: Then and Now Jack London was a celebrated American novelist, journalist, and passionate social activist. Join us for an in-depth look into the people and places that shaped Oakland’s original blue-collar… Continue reading