19th Biennial Hemingway Society Conference in Wyoming/Montana

PRELIMINARY 2022 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

Note: PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION IS NEEDED DURING THE CONFERENCE. The shuttle buses intended to be used during the conference were sold due to the COVID-19 epidemic. We currently suggest you drive to the conference or fly into Billings or Sheridan and rent a car. (See Travel Options.)

Having your own car (or rental) will allow you to go at your own pace, stopping to visit museums, hike, fish, raft, watch wildlife, attend rodeos, visit Yellowstone, etc. You can also consider ride-sharing with others if desired.

SHERIDAN, WYOMING

Sunday, July 17, 2022   Beginning of the Sheridan Portion of the Conference
              1:00-  5:00      Conference Check-In at Sheridan College, Whitney Building.
              1:30-  3:00      Book Signing/Author Event
              4:00-  6:00      Opening Reception with refreshments and a cash bar at Brinton Museum

Monday, July 18, 2022
              9:00-12:00      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus 
            12:00-  1:30      Lunch on your own
              1:30-  4:30      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus 
              4:30-  8:30      PEN/Hemingway Fundraiser at Ucross with BBQ and drink tickets.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
              9:00-12:00      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus
            12:00-  2:00      Ernest Hemingway birthday party luncheon at the college
              2:00-  5:00      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus
              5:00-  7:30      Hemingway's 120th Birthday Bash with food trucks and entertainment
                                           will be on the Whitney Mall prior to the evening event.
              7:30-  9:00      An evening in Kinnison Hall with Robert Taylor and keynote speaker Craig Johnson. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
              9:00-12:00      Academic Sessions at Sheridan College Campus
            12:00-  1:30      Society luncheon at the college
              1:30-  4:30      Society membership meeting in Kinnison Hall
              5:00-  8:00      Travel Grants Fundraising Dinner at the Historic Sheridan Inn
              8:30-11:00      Hemingway Trivia Night at the Sheridan Best Western

See the Sheridan My Bighorns insider’s guide to Sheridan and Johnson counties at the bottom of this page.

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       If you are continuing on to the Cooke City portion of the conference, drive or get a ride to Cooke City (see Travel Options).  If driving you should consider stopping for lunch and a visit to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody.

COOKE CITY, MONTANA

Thursday, July 21, 2022     Beginning of the Cooke City portion of the conference
              5:30-  9:00       Be sure to arrive in Cooke City-Silver Gate at the Range Rider Lodge in time to attend the welcome reception beginning at 5:30 pm. There will be an introduction to the area by local historians, guides, naturalists outfitters, authors, and a Hemingway exhibit, with heavy hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and a cash bar.

Friday, July 22, 2022
              9:00-11:00      Academic and Plenary Sessions
            11:30-  1:00      Lunch on your own
              1:00-  3:00      Academic and Plenary Sessions
              3:30-10:00      
Chuck Wagon Dinner leaving from the Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone National Park.

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.
              6:30-11:00      Closing Dinner and Program at the Range Rider Lodge
            11:00                  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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What’s that, you ask? My Bighorns is a free app created by The Sheridan Press in partnership with Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and Sheridan Travel & Tourism. My Bighorns is an insider’s guide to Sheridan and Johnson counties. It’s an events calendar, a food guide, an outdoor itinerary. It’s your source for family-friendly activities and new adventure ideas
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