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April 05, 2013

Mania: The Lives, Literature, and Law of the Beats

1:00 p.m.  -  7:00 p.m.
Location: Sullivan Hall, Courtroom (Room 105)

Mania: The Lives, Literature, and Law of the Beats



MANIA: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution

by Ronald Collins & David Skover



Seattle University School of Law

Fred H. Dore Courtroom, Sullivan Hall, 12th and Columbia

Friday, April 5, 2013  |  1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Schedule of Events

1:00 p.m.

Session 1: Weaving Lives into Literature
Ronald Collins (author and scholar at University of Washington Law School)
Matt Theado (Beat scholar and professor of English at Gardner-Webb University in N.C.)
Jean Stefancic (author and research professor at Seattle University School of Law)
Richard Delgado (author and professor at Seattle University School of Law)

2:30 p.m.

(Coffee, tea, and cookies will be provided outside of the lecture room)

3:30 p.m.

Session 2: The Law of "Howl"
David Skover (author and professor at Seattle University School of Law)
Albert Bendich (executive VP, The Saul Zaentz Co. and defense lawyer in the "Howl" trial)
Nadine Strossen (author, professor at New York Law School, and past president of the ACLU)

5:00 p.m.

Reception & Book-Signing, Second Floor Gallery
(MANIA for sale by Seattle University Bookstore, wine and hors d'oeuvres served