In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century
Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023
Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director
As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?