Houseguest: Hemingway

In honor of Hemingway's birthday, we are delighted to make available recordings from our recent Houseguest Hemingway webinar series.  If you didn't catch the webinar -- or if you'd just like to hear it again -- you'll find them below.

Many thanks to the speakers and to Suzanne del Gizzo, Cecil Ponder, and all members of the Hemingway Society's Media Committee (Thomas Beviacqua, Kirk Curnutt, Alex Vernon, and Michael Von Cannon) for organizing this webinar series.

  • a fascinating and timely presentation on Hemingway's medical education by Susan F. Beegel;
  • a wide-ranging presentation by members of the Hemingway Letters Project Sandra Spanier (General Editor), Miriam Mandel, and Katie Warczak on the latest (fifth of a projected seventeen) volume of Hemingway's complete letters (edited by Spanier and Mandel);
  • and a discussion with director/producer Lynn Novick and Producer Sarah Botstein of the forthcoming documentary Hemingway.  Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, written by Geoffrey C. Ward, and Produced by Botstein, Novick, and Burns, the documentary will be broadcast by PBS in the spring of 2021.


Welcome from Hemingway Society President, Carl Eby & Susan F. Beegel's Keynote Address: "'How Do You Like Being an Interne?': The Medical Education of Ernest Hemingway."  Recorded Friday, July 17, 2020.


The Hemingway Letters Project Panel webinar with Sandra Spanier, Miriam B. Mandel, and Katie Warczak. Moderated by Verna Kale. Recorded on Saturday, July 18, 2020


A discussion about Hemingway, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, written by Geoffrey C. Ward with Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. Moderated by Alex Vernon.  Recorded on July 19, 2020.