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Conferences

Mythcon 37 – August 2006


Guests of Honor

Lois McMaster Bujold, Author

  • 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel (Paladin of Souls)
  • 2002 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (The Curse of Chalion)
  • 1990 Hugo Award for Best Novella (“The Mountains of Mourning”)

Amy H. Sturgis, Scholar

  • Dr. Sturgis’s scholarly articles have appeared in numerous periodicals including Seventeenth Century, Winedark Sea, Reason, CSL: The Bulletin of the New York C.S. Lewis Society, and our very own Mythlore (forthcoming).

News


Location

Thurman J. White Forum Building

  • Each meeting room at the Forum comes equipped with chalkboard, chalk, overhead projector, A/V screen, and a podium microphone.

Housing and Meals

The Sooner Hotel & Suites (standard hotel rooms and two-bedroom cottages)

http://www.housing.ou.edu/soonerhotel/

The Sooner Hotel and Suites offers a number of helpful services and amenities. Each room contains a mini-refrigerator, microwave, and cable TV with free HBO and a VCR. The Sooner Hotel and Suites also provides a complete line of services to cater to your every need. These services include:

  • On-site ATM
  • Facsimile and copy services
  • Free parking permits
  • Laundry/valet/dry cleaning
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Free game area with ping-pong, foos ball, and pool tables
  • Passes for Huston Huffman Athletic center and Murray Case Sells Swim Complex
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the Commons Restaurant on-site
  • Lots of open space for golfimbul…

Events

  • Friday night book signing and reception at the University of Oklahoma main campus bookstore: link
  • The Annual Banquet will be held Sunday night in the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. http://www.snomnh.ou.edu/

T-Shirts!

Order conference t-shirts here!


Campus Amenities

While you’re on campus, be sure to see:

Maps and brochures are available for self-guiding walking tours of the campus, with a focus on our wonderful sculptures, architecture, and gardens.


Local Points of Interest

There’s plenty to do in Norman, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas/Fort Worth, and along Route 66 for those who want to make a vacation of it. Try these sites:


Transportation

Will Rogers International Airport in Oklahoma City

  • About 45 minutes from Norman
  • Airport Express shuttle is $27 per person one way but cheaper if shared; call 405-681-3311 or look for blue and gold vans at airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport or Dallas Love Field

  • A three-hour drive by rental car, straight north on I-35

Maps

Norman:

Will Rogers Airport:

Dallas airports:


For more information about the 37th Annual Conference of the Mythopoeic Society please contact:

Mythcon 37 Conference Chair
Janet Brennan Croft
jbcroft@ou.edu
405-325-1918

NOTE: If you are uncertain of your Society membership status, please contact our Membership Secretary, Marion Van Loo, at mvanloo@comcast.net