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9th Annual C. S. Lewis Colloquium at Taylor University, May 29-June 1, 2014

April 13th, 2014

The Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis and Friends Announces The 9th Francis White Ewbank Colloquium May 29 – June 1, 2014 Taylor University Upland, Indiana REGISTRATION DETAILS HERE.

Frances White Ewbank Colloquium
May 29-June 1, 2014


Thursday, May 29


KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Michael Ward: “Silent Witness: The Horse and His Boy Sixty Years On”

Friday, May 30


KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Bruce Edwards, “Biographia Ephemera: Lewis, Lives, Legacies”


PLENARY Panel discussion led by Rick Hill, “Teaching C. S. Lewis”

Saturday, May 31


PLENARY: Charlie W. Starr, “Dating Lewis by his Handwriting”

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