USC Robinson Jeffers Conference Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

(Noon–5 p.m. at the Doheny Library, University of Southern California)

On Tuesday October 18, 2016 the University of Southern California Library will host a special half-day conference at the Doheny Library. Jointly sponsored by the USC Libraries and the Occidental College Library, the conference will feature a series of talks and conversations about Jeffers's impact on American poetry, fine printing, and environmental attitudes.

The featured speakers for the conference will include Michael Bloomfield (author of the new Jeffers bibliography), novelist Kim Stanley Robinson, biographer James Karman, and California poet laureate Dana Gioia.

Occidental College Special Collections Librarians Helena de Lemos and Dale Ann Stieber, RJA Executive Director, will present an exhibition of Jeffers first editions, manuscripts, and memorabilia.

The USC Libraries will host a luncheon for Southland special collections librarians at noon in the Doheny Library.

Admission to the conference is free. Everyone is welcome to attend. Students of all ages are welcome.

The Jeffers conference will begin at noon and run until 5 p.m. in Room 240 in the Doheny Library at the University of Southern California. For more information, contact Hugh McHarg at