50 Years of Faulkner: Conference Celebrates Half-Century of Study

William Faulkner statue on Oxford Square

Festival toasts multiple milestones at annual gathering themed ‘Anniversaries’ In 1974, a group of William Faulkner enthusiasts decided that the perfect place for a conference celebrating the work of the lauded author was his hometown. Fifty years later, the Oxford-based event is bigger and broader than ever. The 2024 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference is set