Keywords Reception and Fair, 4:30-5:30 PM, 401-402 CL

April 21, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Running immediately prior to the Keywords Lecture Series' Concluding Lecture with Alan Durant at 5:30 PM in 501-CL, the Keywords Reception and Fair will provide a sociable space in which to celebrate the meanings and legacies of Raymond Williams' Keywords (1976). Food, beverages, and good conversation for all. Activities will include:

Display of the entries in the Keywords Collage Poster Competition and presentation of prizes of $300, $200, and $100 for for first, second, and third place, respectively.  Contestants had to craft a collage in response to one of the keywords that Williams discusses to illustrate its different uses by different groups and/or its evolution over time.

A sound-bite booth that will record 30-second responses from fairgoers to a randomly drawn keyword.

A booksale that will be run by the Cultural Studies Graduate Student Organization.

Recent books by Stephen Heath, Harriet Ritvo, and Alan Durant that will be offered for sale by representatives from the University Book Center.