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The World of Bob Dylan 2023 Postmortem

The World of Bob Dylan 2023 Postmortem

A Million Dollar Bash Roundtable
The world of bob dylan 2023 logo with the Switchyard logo taped over the words bob dylan

In June of 2023, the University of Tulsa Institute for Bob Dylan Studies held The World of Bob Dylan conference in Tulsa in conjunction with a new cultural event called Switchyard. The panelists start their postmortem of the World of Bob Dylan 2023 with a critique of this “mash-up.”

Roundtable Panelists:

  • Rob Reginio teaches modern literature at Alfred University.  He's currently at work on a book about Dylan's album John Wesley Harding.

  • Nina Goss is Editor of or contributor to the volumes Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the 21st Century and Dylan at Play. She is a contributor to various anthologies and presented at the first World of Bob Dylan conference (2019), and Dylan and the Beats conference in Tulsa (2022). She teaches at Fordham University.

  • Court Carney is a professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he teaches courses on Black history and cultural history. He is finishing a book manuscript on the public memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest.

  • Erin Callahan lives in the Houston, Texas, area where she teaches English at San Jacinto College. She has presented and published on Dylan and is currently co-editing a volume with Court Carney on interpretations of Dylan’s setlists for Routledge.

  • Graley Herren is an English professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, where he regularly teaches a first-year seminar on Bob Dylan. He is author of the book Dreams and Dialogues in Dylan’s Time Out of Mind, and he has a Substack newsletter devoted to Dylan called Shadow Chasing.

  • Jim Salvucci is the founder and keeper of The Dylantantes.

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