Prof. Sean Latham, Director of the TU Institute for Bob Dylan Studies, on "Dylan@80"

May 20, 2021

Our guest on StudioTulsa is Prof. Sean Latham, the Pauline McFarlin Walter Endowed Chair of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Tulsa, where he also serves as editor of the James Joyce Quarterly, founding director of the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, and director of the TU Institute for Bob Dylan Studies. In this last-named capacity, Prof. Latham tells us about the upcoming online conference, "Dylan@80," which he has organized, and which will celebrate the legendary singer-songwriter's 80th birthday in a series of 17 virtual sessions featuring 50+ scholars, journalists, fans, experts, and musicians from around the globe.  The symposium runs from May 22nd to the 24th; more info (including how to register) is posted here. Prof. Latham also tells us about his newest book, an essay collection which he has edited for Cambridge University Press: "The World of Bob Dylan."