Friends of the
Collections at the
University of Minnesota
On August 9-11, 2013, The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota and the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota will hold a conference to explore aspects of Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Place. Conference sessions will take place at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota, home of the Sherlock Holmes Collections, the world’s largest collection of Sherlock Holmes-related material, and at The Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus.
The conference will feature presentations by a stellar group of international Sherlockians, vendor tables, a silent auction of selected duplicate items from the Collections, an exhibit of rare and unique materials from the Collections, a dramatic performance by the Red-Throated League of the Norwegian Explorers, and the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections.
Confirmed Speakers Include:
And others to be announced later ...
- Mattias Boström, B.S.I.
- Michael Eckman
- Marcus Geisser, B.S.I.
- Don Hobbs, B.S.I.
- Roger Johnson, B.S.I.
- Leslie Klinger, B.S.I.
- Guy Marriott, B.S.I.
- Bill Mason
- Marsha Pollak, A.S.H., B.S.I.
- Chris Redmond, M.Bt., B.S.I.
- Marina Stajic, A.S.H., B.S.I.
- Jean Upton, A.S.H., B.S.I.
- Panel discussion: "May I introduce Mr Holmes: connecting new audiences to the Canon,"
moderated by Pj Doyle, A.S.H, B.S.I., featuring
- Elaine & Joe Coppola of the Beacon Society
- Matt Laffey of the Always 1895 blog
- Kristina Manente of the Baker Street Babes
A schedule of events will be posted as details become available.
The registration fee of $165 per person includes all presentations, Saturday lunch and banquet dinner, refreshments at breaks and conference keepsakes. Additional Saturday evening banquet dinners for guests are $40 per person. Please make your check payable to "The Norwegian Explorers" and return it with your filled out reservation form on the PDF brochure no later than July 26, 2013 to the address on the form.
Or, register via PayPal by selecting the number of registrations, and additional banquet dinners if applicable, and clicking the Pay Now button(s) below.
For more details, including information on lodging and transportation, see the PDF brochure and registration form (right-click to download)