DFW18 Overview

Fifth Annual

David Foster Wallace

Conference

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois

June 7-9, 2018

Complete Panel Schedule

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Image source: Steve Rhodes

Thursday, June 7

Activity

Catering Notes

Lunch

12pm: Registration Opens

Stevenson 133

Sandwiches Available

As you arrive, please let us know in case of any dietary restrictions – we’ll order extra sandwiches for anyone who needs.

Afternoon

1-4:15pm: Panels

Evening

4:30-5:20: DFW Society Meeting

5:30pm: Dinner and Welcoming Remarks

6:30pm: Ice Cream on the Quad

HyVee Barbecue

Friday, June 8

Activity

Catering Notes

Morning

8:30am Refreshments: Coffee.  Coffee.  Coffee.  Also Bagels and Juice

9-11am: Panels

Coffee, Bagels, and Coffee

Lunch / Featured Speakers

11am: Clare Hayes-Brady Keynote

12pm: Lunch

1pm: Sean Allen Pratt Discusses Infinite Jest Audiobook

Chipotle Buffet

Afternoon

2-4pm: Panels

4pm: Sean Allen Pratt Workshop

Evening

6pm: Hyatt Reception

6:30pm: Tribute to Charlie Harris

Medici Hors d’Oeuvres Buffet

Saturday, June 9

Activity

Catering Notes

Morning

8:30am Refreshments:

9am-12pm: Panels

Bagels, Coffee, and More Coffee

Lunch

12noon Closing Remarks / Wrap-Up

Coordinate Evening Plans (on your own!  Or with the friends you’ve made!)

Sandwiches available

Suggestions

For Hanging Out:

Firehouse Pizza

Maggie Miley’s Irish Pub

Medici

For Families:

Children’s Discovery Museum

Bloomington:

Anjou Above

Lucca