2016 Symposium

Symposium Schedule: https://jacklondonsociety.org/2016-symposium-schedule/

Registration (Deadline August 29, 2016).

All Symposium presenters and attendees must be registered for the Symposium and be current Jack London Society members. Members can register on the Jack London Society website. Registration Deadline is August 29, 2016.

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Tentative General Schedule  

Jack London Society Symposium,

September 15-18, 2016

Napa Valley College

2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy

 Napa, CA 94558


Thursday, September 15

  • Morning and Afternoon Panel Presentations and Plenary Sessions
  • Early Evening Wine and Cheese Reception

Friday, September 16

  • Morning and Afternoon Panel Presentations and Plenary Sessions
  • Special trip to performance of Cecelia Tichi’s play, “The House That Jack Built,” at the 6th Street Playhouse, 52 W 6th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. We will attend a special pre-performance reception the 6th Street Playhouse at 7 pm and have a talk back with the actors after the show.

Saturday, September 17

  • Morning and Afternoon Panel Presentations and Plenary Sessions
  • Wine and Cheese Reception and screening of Chris and Holly Million’s feature length documentary film Jack London: 20th Century Man followed by Q & A.
  • CALL OF THE WILD!!! A Jack London Celebration!An evening at Beauty Ranch
    Saturday, September 17th
    The Historic Winery Ruins, Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen
    6:30pm Cocktails in the Meadow with Jack’s four legged friends
    7:30 Festive Dinner by Steller Catering
    8:30  Entertainment and special guest1900’s or ranch guest attire optional

    Please join us for the centennial celebration of the remarkable life of Jack London. Heed your “call of the wild”- join us and live like large —like Jack did!
    Call Tjiska Van Wyk at 707-938-3689 to reserve your tickets – Individual tickets are $200 each – first ten individuals to call get discounted ticket of $150.

Sunday, September 18

  • Trip to Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442. Attendees will picnic and enjoy custom part tours.

Individuals interested in pooling resources for a van or shuttle charter to the 6th Street Playhouse on Friday and/or the Jack London State Historic Park on Sunday, please contact Ken Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu as soon as possible.

Important Notes on Optional Expenses:

  • Tickets for The House that Jack Built are $21 per person with JLS promo code.
  • Box lunches for picnic will be available for pre-purchase at the Symposium registration table.