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Spring Conference

Spring Conference

The Willa Cather Foundation hosts an annual Spring Conference the first weekend in June. Leading Cather scholars, exciting performers, and engaging speakers help make every Spring Conference unique and memorable. Taking advantage of early summer in Nebraska, conference-goers enjoy guided tours of the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie and Cather historical sites, in addition to experiencing a Red Cloud Opera House performance, panel discussions, art exhibits, meals and receptions. 

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Upcoming Conferences
Upcoming Conferences
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 4, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020
Join us in Red Cloud for our 65th annual Spring Conference!
Past Conferences
Past Conferences
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 1, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for the Spring Conference banquet and the debut of, A Little Pleasure , a new work, adapted for the stage by Julia Hinson from Cather’s short fiction, criticism,...
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 1, 2019 -
8:15am to 9:15am
The enchanting sound of English handbells will enliven the Grace Episcopal service in Red Cloud on Saturday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m. An ensemble group of Bell-issimo, an auditioned...
Spring Conference
Thursday, May 30, 2019 -
3:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the return of the Willa Cather State Historic Sites , the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Collection , and unveil a new vision for our future. Highlights...
Spring Conference
Thursday, May 30, 2019 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
Join us in Red Cloud, Nebraska, for this year's Spring Conference as we explore Willa Cather's relation to the theater.
Spring Conference
Thursday, May 31, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
“Here at Last is an American Novel”: Celebrating 100 Years of My Ántonia Red Cloud, NE | May 31–June 2, 2018 Conference registration has closed. However, the following events are...
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 4, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Keep the Home Fires Burning: Music from the Great War will be performed by Sarah Young in the Red Cloud Opera House. The program features WWI-era music and is sure to delight...
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 8:00am to Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
The 61st annual Willa Cather Spring Conference June 2-4, 2016 Red Cloud, Nebraska Join us in Red Cloud, Nebraska for our 61st annual Willa Cather Spring Conference! As the world...
Spring Conference
Friday, June 5, 2015 to Sunday, June 7, 2015
"Fragments of Desire: Cather and the Arts" The 60th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference Red Cloud, Nebraska Join us in Red Cloud, June 5-7, 2015, for the 60th annual Willa...
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 5, 2014 to Saturday, June 7, 2014
Mapping Literary Landscapes: Environments and Ecosystems The Willa Cather Foundation is pleased to welcome Clay Jenkinson, popular cultural commentator and host of NPR's, The...