Our next meeting, in Toronto and environs October 3–5, promises to be a doozy! Check out our Events Page for all the details. See you there!
On June 9th Charles van Sandwyk will give a presentation on his new Folio Society edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. If you are in the Vancouver area you should check it out. UBC Golf Club, 5185 University Boulevard, Vancouver.
LCSNA member Cathy Rubin has published an article on the Huffington Post all about Alice – Alice150 that is. Spread the word, Alice150 is only 15 months away!
From our good friends at the Cassady Collection at USC (hosts of our Fall Meeting 2013) comes this entry to their annual Wonderland Award. Quite stunning. You can see the entire collection of videos uploaded by the Wonderland Awards on their YouTube channel here.
The meeting includes a panel with a number of our society’s founding members, in honor of the 40th Anniversary of our society. And of course after the meeting we will have our usual casual and convivial dinner at a popular local restaurant only a few blocks away from the meeting location.
Our upcoming Alice150 celebration in 2015 needs a great Logo. And we need it fast.
1. Must include Alice150 (as one word) in a decorative and exciting but still clear piece of word art.
Submissions must be received by midnight Pacific Daylight Time March 31st, 2014.
We will accept up to three logo designs per member.
Please submit your image as an email attachment in either PDF format (preferred), or in an MSWord document, and make sure that the email size is no larger than 5 megabytes.
All submissions become the property of the LCSNA, which will enjoy unlimited use of the image in all media. All entrants will have our undying thanks. The creator of the selected logo will be announced on the LCSNA website blog, and will receive a free one-year membership in the LCSNA, or a one-year extension of their existing membership.
And that’s all there is to it. Get creative, and good luck!
Joel Birenbaum and the Alice150 Committee
P.S. If you’d like to get involved in planning Alice150, contact Joel at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In case (like me) you weren’t able to attend the LCSNA’s by-all-accounts-fabulous Fall meeting in Los Angeles, host USC’s campus newspaper the Daily Trojan offers a helpful recap, although alas with some errors and omissions–the most egregious being that the names George and Linda Cassady, and also Daniel Singer, should have been front and center along with talented artist Karen Mortillaro. In addition to partnering with Karen and Daniel on planning the entire event, the Cassadys offered a private tour of their awe-inspiring Carroll collection at USC that has attendees still buzzing. They are also the driving force behind the Wonderland Award mentioned in the article. And just as Karen welcomed members for a private look at her studio, Daniel Singer kindly opened his home to members for a viewing of his own substantial Carrollian collection, as well. Our thanks once again to all who contributed to making this meeting so extraordinary, both the wonderful speakers on the podium (real and virtually) and those working behind the scenes to make the magic happen. By all accounts, it was a weekend that all attendees marked with a white stone.
If you’re in the Los Angeles area, remember that this weekend is the LCSNA’s semi-annual meeting. Our meetings are always free and open to the public, and we have a great roster of speakers and events. Join us!
Visit our Events page for the details.
The Spring Meeting is galumphing towards us! Join us in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from April 19-21, 2013, for a three-day Carrollian carnival. Here’s a taste of what’s in store:
All are welcome to attend. For full details of events, accommodations, and meals, please read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest the official program (PDF, 445 KB).
Please note the following deadlines:
Friday, March 29: Last day Holiday Inn is guaranteeing our reservations and rates.
Monday, April 1: Last day to confirm special dining arrangements. Please see the official program.
Wednesday, April 10: Last day to register for meeting and pay for meals.
Winston-Salem will be very crowded that weekend with other festivities. We strongly recommend you make plane, rental car, and other arrangements at your earliest convenience.
We hope to see you there!
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