F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference
Dublin and Waterford, Ireland
(Waterford Institute of Technology)
July 4th - 11th, 2015
The F Scott Fitzgerald Society will meet in Dublin and Waterford, Ireland on July 4-11, 2015, for its thirteenth internation conference.
Conference events will begin with two days in Dublin (July 4-5) before moving to our host university, Waterford Institute of Technology, the evening of the 5th. Waterford, located in Munster province, is the oldest city in the country. As the 5th most populous locale at nearly 47000 residents, is it the main city of the South-Eastern Region. Although not a huge city, Waterford has a number of intellectual and cultural venues, such as the three Museums of the Viking Triangle, including Reginald's Tower (the oldest urban civic building in Ireland); Christchurch Cathedral; Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery; the historic Catholic seminary, St. John's College, the Theatre Royal and Garter Lane Arts Centre; and, most famously, Waterford Crystal. Conference participants will also have the opportunity to visit the nearby John F. Kennedy Trust at the Irish America Hall of Fame, and the Irish Emigration Experience at the Dunbrody Famine Ship museum.
April 1st, 2015.
The conference director will be Prof. Dustin Anderson of Georgia Southern University (firstname.lastname@example.org), while co-program chairs are Prof. William Blazek (email@example.com) and Philip McGowan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Opening On MAY 10th, 2013, A New Vision of the Classic Novel "THE GREAT GATSBY" came to the Big Screen, with an estimated budge of $127 Million, and this time in stunning 3-D!
Starring LEONARDO DiCAPRIO as Jay Gatsby, ISLA FISHER as Myrtle Wilson, CAREY MULLIGAN as Daisy Buchanan, JOEL EDGERTON as Tom Buchanan, JASON CLARKE as George Wilson and TOBEY MCGUIRE as Nick Carraway.
Director Baz Luhrman brings his take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece to the screen with a script that Luhrman co-wrote with Craig Pearce. This will be the 5th film version of the book. Check out more details about the new film on the right column.
The earliest film was released in 1926, shot in Black and White with a running time of 80 minutes. Sadly, there are no known copies of the film remaing.Here's the only footage of the 1st GATSBY Film, The Trailer: