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TANGIER INTERZONE 2 / 22-NOV TO 19 DEC 2022

In the mid-1950s and after, Tangier welcomed many artists, poets and intellectuals. Influenced by Paul Bowles, members of the Beat Generation came to the northern city to be inspired, to complete their projects and to live the Moroccan dream. Few lived a human dialogue … Continue reading

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CUT-UPS@2023 Call For Papers

The CFP for CUT-UPS@2023 is now live. This conference replaces the 2020 conference that was cancelled due to COVID. It’s great that we can now look forward to holding this event! As a “Special Conference”, it has a particular focus, rather … Continue reading

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EBSN Post-Conference Mailing & poll

An all-members email should have appeared in your inboxes – see the mailing shot here: https://mailchi.mp/a8ed4d8c4542/quarterly-update-12131475?e=c2e3406256 Access the poll (on future event planning) here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HYK_9DzLmg-b-6kgbMLc0q3RHM7PrnT19GYtsHBaGGo/edit?ts=6360e6c6

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Obituary – Harold Chapman

The EBSN is sad to note the passing of Harold Chapman on August 19, at the age of 95. Although his years in Paris during the late 1950s and early 60s were just one episode in a long life and … Continue reading

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The Beat Studies Association 2022 Conference: The Jack Kerouac Centenary

Our friends over at the BSA have just announced this great event for later this year: The Cultural Arts Committee at Harper College Presents: The Beat Studies Association 2022 Conference: The Jack Kerouac Centenary November 3-4, 2022  Harper College1200 West Algonquin … Continue reading

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Ukraine

are mortified to hear about the crisis in Ukraine. Our thoughts are with the Ukrainian people, both those who are fleeing the hostilities and those who are fighting to defend their freedom. Continue reading

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New Podcast Episode

The latest episode of “Playback – The EBSN Podcast“, featuring Panel 2 “Art and the Beat Generation” of our EBSN2021 Conference, is now available to view on YouTube: or hear via Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts.

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CFP Journal of Beat Studies – Kerouac Centenary

The Journal of Beat Studies volume 10 will be a special issue focusing on Jack Kerouac in honor of his centenary.  The coeditors of this issue, Ronna Johnson and Tim Hunt, inv Continue reading

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EBSN 2022 CFP Live Now

The call for papers for our 10th (!) annual conference to be held in Murcia, Spain, 28-30 September, is live Continue reading

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Updates from Paul E. Nelson

Poet Paul E. Nelson is restarting his online poetry workshops in January, for more information see: https://paulenelson.com/2021/10/22/seriality-a-2022-workshop/ The Saturday morning (PST) version would be an acceptable slot for those in Europe. Some testimonials here: https://paulenelson.com/testimonials/ Paul would also like EBSN folks to know … Continue reading

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