2003 Conference in Tampa, FL

Here is a collection of photos from the conference taken by Dennis and Jean-Michel.
Cover for 2003 Conference program


May 9
8:00 PM Rusty Pelican - dinner
2425 Rocky Point Dr.
May 10
Show and Tells may be held by various people
throughout the day, until the business meeting starts.
9:00 AM Opening remarks
- Jean-Michel Margot
9:15 AM Verne as viewed by his contemporaries
- Jean-Michel Margot
9:45 AM Verne and Frank R. Stockton (a novel comparision)
- Jean-Michel Margot
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Des leçons d’abîme: Translation and textual
relays of Voyage au centre de la terre
- Terry Harpold
11:00 AM Was Verne really anti-feminist? Or just schizoid?
New evidence in The Mighty Orinoco
- Walter James Miller
11:30 AM Book discussion: The Mighty Orinoco (the first
English translation of Le Superbe Orénoque)
- Dennis Kytasaari and everyone present!
12:00 PM Lunch (nearby restaurant TBD)
1:30 PM Verne, Doyle and vanishing diamonds
- Rick Walter
1:50 PM Jules Verne’s prototype of A.C. Doyle’s Professor Moriarty
- David McCallister
2:10 PM The case of Jules Verne and the implications for adaptation studies
- Brian Taves
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Business meeting begins
6:00 PM Adjournment
8:00 PM Dinner (nearby restaurant TBD)
May 11
9:00 AM Conclude any unfinished business and journey
to nearby JV sites and Salvador Dalí
museum for those who are interested.