Monthly Archives: June 2012

JUS is now a LinkedIn group

The John Updike Society is now a LinkedIn group, thanks to member Brian Steffen, who started the page. Members might find it useful for discussions, Brian said. Here’s the link and an article about LinkedIn from Forbes Magazine.

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England’s football manager is an Updike fan

Member Andrew Moorhouse sent us this item about England’s new football manager, Roy Hodgson, being an Updike lover. “Roy Hodgson liking Updike will take some getting used to; The new England manager is serious and classy so should he really … Continue reading

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Houghton exhibit sheds light on Updike’s last project

Houghton Library curator of modern books and manuscripts Leslie Morris put together a three-case exhibit for the visit by Society members during the 2nd Biennial conference, but those who missed it can still have a look. The exhibit comes down … Continue reading

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2nd conference a success; Society will return to Alvernia in 2014

Suffolk University was a perfect host and Boston a perfect location for the Second Biennial John Updike Society Conference. Many attendees commented on the quality of papers, the exhibit that Michael Updike set up in the large meeting room, the … Continue reading

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Countdown to Boston: T minus 2

In just two days, the Second Biennial John Updike Society Conference kicks off in Boston with a reception at Suffolk University and a keynote talk by writer Joyce Carol Oates. Site director Quentin Miller sent this letter to conference registrants, … Continue reading

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