Wyoming-Montana Schedule

PRELIMINARY 2022 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

SHERIDAN, WYOMING

Sunday, July 17, 2022        Beginning of the Sheridan Portion of the Conference
Noon -     5.00pm     Conference Check-In at Sheridan College, Whitney Building.
1:00pm - 1:30pm      Art Exhibit
2:00pm - 2:30pm      Welcome by Hemingway Society

                                Author Presentations

2:45pm – 3:15pm   Judy Slack
3:30pm – 4:00pm   Robert Elder (Neltje’s Student Gallery)
4:15pm – 4:45pm   Darla Worden
4:45pm --                Dinner on your own

Monday, July 18, 2022
  8:30am -11:45pm      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus 
11:45am  - 1:30pm       Lunch on your own
  1:30pm -  4:30pm      Academic Sessions and Special Presentations, at Sheridan College Campus 
  4:30pm -  8:30pm      PEN/Hemingway Fundraiser at Sheridan College, featuring 2013 PEN/Hemingway and National Book Award Finalist, Kevin Powers author of The Yellow Birds. BBQ and drink tickets.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
  8:30am -11:45am       Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus
11:45am -  1:30pm       Lunch on your own
  1:30pm -  4:30pm       Academic Sessions and Special Presentations at Sheridan College Campus
  5:00pm -  6:30pm      Hemingway’s “Wine of Wyoming” at Sheridan College—Food, Music
  7:00pm -  9:30pm      A Reading by actor A Martinez and Keynote by Craig Johnson, author of The Longmire Series in Kinnison Hall 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
  8:30am - 11:45am      Academic Sessions and Special Presentations at Sheridan College Campus<
11:45am -   1:30pm      Lunch on your own
  1:30pm -  5:00pm      Society Membership Meeting and Special Event
  5:30pm -  8:00pm      Travel Grants Fundraising Dinner at the Historic Sheridan Inn, with Cowboy poet, singer
  8:30pm - 11:00pm      Hemingway Trivia—Trivia, Music, Poetry Readings

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If you have any questions relative to the Sherisan portion of the conference please contact Debi Isakson at Debi.Isakson@hemingwaysociety.org 

TRAVEL DAY

Thursday, July 21, 2022   End of the Sheridan, Wyoming Portion of the Conference
              9:00-  5:00 pm Travel day from Sheridan to Cooke City. Take Interstate 90 west to Highway 14. Take Highway 14 through Greybull, WY to Cody. Cody is a good place to stop for lunch or to pick up supplies. Check out Hemingway haunts such as the Irma Hotel and the Chamberlin Inn. From Cody trace Hemingway’s rout to Yellowstone Country take Highway 120 to the Chief Joseph Scenic Hwy (Hwy 296) turn west on Hwy 212 toward Yellowstone, past the L—T Ranch and through the heart of Hemingway Country, to Cooke City and Silver Gate at the NE Entrance to Yellowstone. Drive time from Sheridan about 5 hours..

COOKE CITY, MONTANA

Thursday, July 21, 2022     Beginning of the Cooke City portion of the conference
              5:00pm -  9:30 pm  Welcome reception at the Range Rider Lodge. Be sure to arrive early to attend the welcome reception as there will be the unveiling of Hemingway in Yellowstone Country Exhibit, a writers table, fly tying demonstration – Papa’s flies, fly casting lessons, horseshoes, Hemingway’s Guns Exhibit, live music, hors d’oevres, refreshments, and a cash bar featuring Hemingway inspired cocktails.
              6:30-6.45 – Welcome comments by Society President Carl Eby and Conference Director Larry Grimes
              7:30-7:45 – “From Hemingway to Brautigan to Today” Local author Toby Thompson presents a colorful account of the literary history of Park County, Montana
              8:30-8:45 – “Harry’s 20 Stories” Author Chris Warren tracks down the 20 stories from out west  mentioned by Harry towards the end of “Snows of Kilimanjaro.” 

Friday, July 22, 2022
              9:00-12:00      Academic and Plenary Sessions
            12:00-  1:00      Lunch on your own
              1:00-  3:00      Keynote Presentation at the Red Rider Lodge
                                            Stephen Brown - Hemingway in Wolf Country
                                            Rick McCyntire - The Wolves of Yellowstone
                                            Doug Peacock - Keynote
              3:30-10:00      Chuck Wagon Dinner (on your own). Check-in by 4:45pm at the Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone National Park. CANCELLED

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
              9:00-12:00      Academic and Plenary Sessions
            12:00-  1:00      Lunch on your own
              1:00-  5:00      Self guided driving tour of six Hemingway Country sites.
              5:00-10:00      Closing Dinner and Program at the Range Rider Lodge (speakers, drinks, cocktail seminar, music)
            10:00                 End of Conference

Sunday, July 24, 2022       Conference has ended. No conference events are scheduled for Sunday.

If you have any questions relative to the Cooke City portion of the conference please contact Chris Warren at chris.warren@hemingwaysociety.org 

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