College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

2015 Faculty Grants—English

Watson, J., primary investigator

Faulkner and History: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 2015

Sponsor: Oxford Tourism Council
Award Amount: $2,440.00

The 42nd annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha conference (July 2015) explored Faulkner’s multifaceted engagements, as writer and reader, producer and consumer, with the publishing industry, periodical market, and other print cultures of his era, along with the ways in which these cultures have mediated his relationship with a variety of 20th and 21st century readerships.